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IPUMS-DHS Research Paper Award Competition [message #16566] Mon, 28 January 2019 17:56
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IPUMS DHS is offering two awards, one for a published paper and one for a graduate student paper, that honor the best research papers using IPUMS DHS data to advance or deepen our understanding of social and demographic processes. Cash prizes will be awarded for the best published work and the best graduate student work (published or unpublished), for a total of two awards.

We will accept submissions from 2017 and 2018.

Deadline: Wednesday, February 25, 2019.
Entry requirements for published research: Use and cite the IPUMS DHS data in a 2017-2018 refereed publication.
Entry requirements for student research: Use and cite IPUMS DHS in a paper written in 2017-2018. The lead author must have been a graduate student when the paper was written. We strongly encourage that unpublished research be submitted to SocArXiv, an open archive for the social sciences, or another open archive or paper repository.
Submission: To be considered for the award, please e-mail with the subject line "IPUMS Research Award Submission" and include the following information:

Corresponding author: Name, e-mail address, and institution
IPUMS DHS data information:
Confirm that IPUMS DHS data were used for the research
If IPUMS DHS is not cited in the references, where is IPUMS DHS mentioned in the paper (page number, please)
Award category: Is this paper for the published research or graduate student research award?
For published research award:
Citation and link to online version if open access
PDF of the paper if not open access
For student research (published or not published):
Citation and link to published research, SocArXiv or other paper repository
PDF of the paper if published research is not open access

We look forward to reading your submissions.

Dr. Miriam King
IPUMS-DHS Project Manager (
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