Congratulations to J. C. Won

28 October 2010 at 10:01 pm Leave a comment

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Congratulations to University of Missouri PhD student Jong Chul Won for being one of three Don Lavoie Memorial Essay Competition Winners for 2010. His paper is “The Emergence, Limit, and Distortion of the Firm: The Entrepreneurship Approach.” The contest is sponsored by the Society for  the Development of Austrian Economics. Details are below the  fold.

Missouri student Per Bylund was a 2009 winner at the Austrian Student Scholars Conference for his paper “The Theory of the Firm: Coasean Misconceptions and Austrian Solutions.” If you’re interested in entrepreneurship and the theory of the firm, particularly from an Austrian perspective, the University of Missouri is the place to be!

Don Lavoie Memorial Essay Competition Winners for 2010

The Society for the Development of Austrian Economics is pleased to announce the winners of the Don Lavoie Memorial Graduate Student Essay Competition. Three prizes are given, each worth $1000, to be used to pay expenses to attend the Southern Economic Association meetings this November in Atlanta, GA, where the winners will present their work on a special panel at 3:00pm, Saturday, November 20, 2010. Prize awards are contingent on attending the SEA meetings and the SDAE’s annual business meeting and awards banquet.

This year’s winners are:

Daniel J. Smith
George Mason University
”Leveraging Reputation: Guidaticums in Medieval Spain”

Malavika Nair
Suffolk University
“Caste as Self Enforcement: A Case Study from Nineteenth Century India

Jong Chul Won
University of Missouri at Columbia
“The Emergence, Limit, and Distortion of the Firm: The Entrepreneurship Approach”

Their papers will be available online shortly at

This year’s prize committee consisted of:

Peter Boettke, George Mason University
Steven Horwitz, St. Lawrence University
David Prychitko, Northern Michigan University
Emily Chamlee-Wright, Beloit College
Virgil Storr, Mercatus Center at George Mason University

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