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Francesca Carnevali Prize

The Francesca Carnevali Prize is awarded to the best Bachelor and Master of Science thesis in economic history. Theses completed in any University during the period 1 February 2018 – 15 August 2020 are eligible. The winner is selected by a committee composed by members of ASE, and receives a €500 cash prize. This year the awarding committee includes: Prof. Anna Missiaia  (University of Lund), Prof. Alessandro Nuvolari (Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies – Pisa), Prof. Vera Zamagni (University of Bologna). 

Deadline for submission

August 20, 2020


To be eligible, the Bachelor or Master of Science thesis must be in English or Italian, and must, in whole or in substantial part, treat aspects of economic history in any period from classical antiquity to the present. Authors need not be members of the Associazione per la Storia Economica. The date of graduation of the candidate determines eligibility.

Candidates submitting their dissertation should send a digital copy, along with their CV, to indicating in the Subject field (“F.Carnevali prize”). It is also possible to send the digital copy of the thesis as a dropbox or google drive link if this is more convenient.