Early-Career Researcher Prize


The Population 2024 Early-Career Researcher Prize is open to students and early-career researchers working in population studies and will be awarded to an outstanding, original paper submitted to the journal.

Who is eligible?

  • Students enrolled in PhD or master’s programs
  • Individuals who have completed their degree in the last 7 years
  • Proof of enrollment in a master’s or PhD program, or of degree completion, must be provided.


What papers are eligible?

  • Papers written by one or several early-career researchers
  • Papers submitted as a research article (http://www.journal-population.com/manuscript-categories/)
  • Papers submitted in English or French that comply with the journal’s editorial guidelines (http://www.journal-population.com/submission-guidelines/)


What are the key dates?

  • Papers may be submitted at any time of the year (rolling submission) but must be accepted for publication by the editorial board from April to December 2023.
  • An international jury will review the eligible papers, and results will be announced to candidates in March 2024.


What is the prize?

  • Accelerated publication (‘online first’) in both French and English
  • 1,000 euros (to be shared for co-authored papers)
  • Invitation to Paris to present the article at INED’s weekly seminar

To submit a paper: population@ined.fr

Submission guidelines

Mention you are competing for the Early-Career Researcher Prize