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New undergraduate statistical research competition underway

Author: Arts and Letters

The Department of Economics and Econometrics at the University of Notre Dame is accepting entries for the inaugural Bernoulli Prizes for Undergraduate Statistical Research.

Research papers must be submitted for consideration by April 18 (Friday) in pdf format to and must be accompanied by the name of a faculty member who endorses the entry. All undergraduate students at Notre Dame are eligible.

Through an anonymous benefactor, prizes will be awarded in recognition of outstanding research papers authored by an undergraduate student or students who use statistical methods to analyze an applied problem considered to be important, timely and original.

Decisions on awards, ranging from $5,000 to $1,000, will be made by a panel of Notre Dame faculty members, including at least one drawn from each college with a submission.

Contact: Richard Jensen, chair of Economics and Econometrics, 574-631-9382,

Originally published by Shannon Chapla at on April 04, 2008.