Schneider and Makszin Win SER Annual Award for Best Paper

Carsten Q. Schneider, associate professor in and head of the Department of Political Science at CEU, and CEU alumna Kristin Makszin won the Socio-Economic Review Annual Prize for the best article published in the journal in 2014 for their article Forms of Welfare Capitalism and Education-Based Participatory Inequality. Schneider and Makszin’s paper analyzes how institutional conditions shape the impact of differences in education on political participation in capitalist democracies.


Kristin Makszin, IRES alumna and visiting professor.

 Devoted to the advancement of socio-economics, Socio-Economic Review deals with the analytical, political and moral questions arising at the intersection between economy and society. Since 2007, Socio-Economic Review or the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, respectively, have awarded an annual prize of 1000 USD for the best article published in a year’s volume. Winners are selected by SER’s Advisory Board and the prize is publicly presented at SASE’s Annual Meeting in the following year.