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2022 Winner
Martin Arvidsson, François Collet & Peter Hedström
The Trojan-horse mechanism: How networks reduce gender segregation. Science Advances 2021, Vol. 7, Issue 16, pp. 1-7
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2021 Winner
Hanno Kruse & Clemens Kroneberg
"More than a Sorting Machine: Ethnic Boundary Making in a Stratified School System". American Journal of Sociology 2019. Vol. 122, Issue 2, pp. 431-484.
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2020 Winner
Arnout van de Rijt
"Self-Correcting Dynamics in Social Influence Processes". American Journal of Sociology 2019. Vol. 124, Issue 5, pp. 1468-1495.
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Honorable mention
Lars Leszczensky and Sebastian Pink
"What Drives Ethnic Homophily? A Relational Approach on How Ethnic Identification Moderates Preferences for Same-Ethnic Friends". American Sociological Review 2019. Vol. 84, Issue 3.
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2019 Winner
Amir Goldberg & Sarah K. Stein
"Beyond Social Contagion: Associative Diffusion and the Emergence of Cultural Variation". American Sociological Review 2018. Vol. 83, Issue 5, pp. 893-932.
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2018 Winner
Ozan Aksoy & Diego Gambetta
Behind the Veil: The Strategic Use of Religious Garb.
European Sociological Review, Volume 32, Issue 6, December 2016, Pages 792–806
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2017 Winner
Marc Keuschnigg & Tobias Wolbring
"Disorder, social capital, and norm violation: Three field experiments on the broken windows thesis". Rationality and Society 2015. Vol 27, Issue 1, pp. 96-126.
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2016 Winner
Sarah K. Cowan
"Secrets and Misperceptions: The Creation of Self-Fulfilling Illusions". Sociological Science. 2014, Vol. 1, pp. 466-492.
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2015 Winner
Elizabeth Eve Bruch
"How Population Structure Shapes Neighborhood Segregation." American Journal of Sociology. 2014, Vol. 119, Issue 5, pp. 1221-1278.
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Honorable mention
John Skvoretz: "Diversity, Integration, and Social Ties: Attraction versus Repulsion as Drivers of Intra- and Intergroup Relations." American Journal of Sociology, Volume 119, Number 2, (September 2013): 486–517
Clemens Kroneberg (Cologne University) (chair)
Paolo Parigi (Stanford University)
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2014 Winner
Javier Polavieja
“Socially-Embedded Investments: Explaining Gender Differences in Job-Specific Skills”. American Journal of Sociology 2012, Vol. 118, Issue 3, pp. 592-634.
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Honorable mention
Guillermina Jasso (New York University)
Arnout van de Rijt (Stony Brook University)
Thomas Grund (Institute for Futures Studies and Stockholm University) (chair)
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2013 Winner
Paul DiMaggio & Filiz Garip
"How network externalities can exacerbate intergroup inequality". American Journal of Sociology 2011. Vol. 116, Issue 6, pp. 1887-1933.
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Honorable mention
Kroneberg and Wimmer AJS 2012
Elizabeth Bruch (University of Michigan)
Christofer Edling (Lund University) 
Henning Hillman (University of Mannheim) (chair)