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.
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.