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Harvard University is delighted to offer a program of Prize Fellowships in Economics, History and Politics, tenable at Harvard, and associated with the Joint Center for History and Economics at Harvard and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab at MIT.  The fellowships are intended to encourage outstanding scholarship in any field of economics, history, politics and related subjects, with a special emphasis on scholarship which crosses the frontiers between disciplines, and which addresses questions of lasting importance.

Applications are by nomination only, and nominations for fellowships to start in the 2016-2017 academic year must be received by Friday October 9 2015.

The period since 2000 has been a time of extraordinary inventiveness across the disciplinary frontiers of economics, history and politics, which has coincided with unprecedented change in rich and poor countries. The program of Prize Fellowships, which have been made possible by a generous gift to Harvard University from David and Carol Richards, is intended to transform the present moment of opportunity, and risk, into an enduring institutionalization of recent scholarly innovations.

Important Dates

Open: June 12, 2015
Close: October 9, 2015

Open: June 12, 2015
Close: October 28, 2015

Open: June 12, 2015
Close: October 28, 2015