ESA-announce Fwd: Call for Nominations 2013 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize
*Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize Honouring Groundbreaking Achievements in
Child and Youth Development – Call for Nominations 2013*
With the enclosed Call for Nominations I would like to invite the
members of the *Economic Science Association* to nominate candidates for
the Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize 2013. Would it be possible for you to
further distribute the call for nominations to ESA members or post it on
the ESA website?
The Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize awards outstanding scientific
contributions of individuals from all disciplines aiming at the
improvement of young people’s development and perspectives worldwide.
The prize is endowed with 1 Mio. Swiss Francs, of which 900’000 Swiss
Francs are for use in a research project, 100’000 Swiss Francs are for
related costs, such as travel, networking, and dissemination.
The prize addresses scholars from all countries who have achieved major
breakthroughs in understanding and contributing to child and youth
development and at the same time have the potential to advance the field
by actively conducting research.
An international jury will choose the laureate from the pool of
nominated candidates. The following individuals currently form the jury:
Professor Albert Bandura, Stanford University, USA
Professor Monique Boekaerts, Leiden University, the Netherlands
Professor W. Thomas Boyce, University of British Columbia, Canada
Professor Kathleen Kiernan, University of York, UK
Professor Meinrad Paul Perrez, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Professor Anne C. Petersen, University of Michigan, USA
Professor Rainer K. Silbereisen, Friedrich Schiller University Jena,
Please have your nomination submitted via email
(award(at)jacobsfoundation.org <mailto:<a href="mailto:award>) by 15
March 2013 at the latest. Should you have any questions, please do not
hesitate to contact me. To find out more about the Research Prize, visit
our website: http://jacobsfoundation.org/awards/research-prize-2012/.
Gelgia Fetz Fernandes
Tel. +41 44 388 61 02
Fax +41 44 388 61 37