The 2020 Best Rising Star Paper Prize is awarded to Claudia Allende (Columbia University) for Competition Under Social Interactions and the Design of Education Policies.
The 2019 Best Rising Star Prize was awarded to Cailin Slattery, University of Virginia Bidding for Firms: Subsidy Competition in the U.S.
The 2018 Best Rising Star Prize was awarded to Mons Chan, University of Minnesota, How Substitutable are Labor and Intermediates?
The 2017 Best Rising Star Prize was awarded in April 2017 to Christoph Walsh, Boston University Liberalizing the Airwaves in Ghana: A Dynamic Structural Model of Radio Station Competition
The 2016 Best Rising Star Prize was awarded in April 2016 to Elena Prager, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, for Tiered Hospital Networks, Health Care Demand, and Prices
The 2015 Best Rising Star Prize was awarded in April 2015 to Andrew Butters; Kellogg School of Management For Demand Volatility, Adjustment Costs, Temporal Aggregation, and Productivity
The first Best Rising Star Paper prize was awarded in March 2012 at the 10th annual International Industrial Organization Conference to Lai Jiang, Stern School of Business, New York University, The Welfare Effects of Bill Shock Regulation in Mobile Telecommunication Markets.