The goal of the competition is to promote the best student research papers addressing the domain of broadly defined economic psychology and related fields (e.g. experimental economics, behavioural finance). The competition entries may be based on experiments or other research projects carried out individually or in a team (of max. 4) as part of: student research projects or theses/dissertations, completed within a maximum of 2 years before the entry submission deadline. The competition is open to undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate students of all fields of study offered at higher education institutions from across the entire Poland.

The competition entries will be judged by members of a competition jury composed of:

  • Sabina Kołodziej, PhD, President of the ASPE (Kozminski University, Warsaw) – Chair of the Jury,
  • prof. Elizabeth Kubińska (Cracow University of Economics),
  • Łukasz Markiewicz, PhD (Kozminski University, Warsaw),
  • prof. Alicja Grochowska (SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanitie, Warsaw),
  • Jakub Traczyk, PhD (SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanitie, Wrocław),
  • prof. Małgorzata Niesiobędzka (University of Bialystok),
  • Katarzyna Sekścińska, PhD (University of Warsaw).

The current edition of the competition provides cash prizes of:

1st place

1500 PLN

2nd place

1000 PLN

3rd place

500 PLN

In addition, the winners of the competition will receive an annual subscription to the “Decyzje” journal and an invitation to the 14th Conference of Economic Psychology which will take place in May 2020. The results of the competition will be announced at the conference.

The awarded papers will be published in the “Polish Journal of Economic Psychology” journal (after they are edited to comply with the publishing guidelines adopted for the journal and improved according to reviewers’ comments).

Competition entries need to be submitted by email to the following address: by 1 March 2020 (inclusive).

The regulations of the competition and detailed guidelines for the authors are available on the website