The International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2024 IAOS Young Statisticians Prize. This international prize encourages young statisticians to take an active interest in official statistics and is awarded for the best paper in the field of official statistics written by a young statistician.
In addition to the monetary prizes, the first-place winner(s) receive travel funds to present their paper at an international conference. Details of the conference will be decided in conjunction with the winner and may include the 2024 IAOS-ISI Regional Conference to be held in Mexico City, Mexico in May 2024.
Submissions should address and propose solutions to pressing methodological or strategic issues in the area of official statistics at the regional, national or international level, be no more than 4,000 words, be submitted in English and should not have been previously presented in a public forum or published. A maximum of three co-authors is allowed for each submission and an author can participate in only one submission.
An international panel will judge submissions based on the following criteria:
- Scientific and/or strategic merit
- Applicability of the ideas in the practice of statistical organizations
- Quality of the exposition
Papers must be submitted before 11:59 pm (UTC) on 10 February 2024.
For more information, including information in all UN languages, see website.