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Publication of Enduring Quality Award

The Publication of Enduring Quality Award is granted to encourage excellence in publications in fields consistent with the AAEA Vision Statement. A maximum of one award is given each year for a publication with publication date falling at least ten years prior to the year of recognition (2009 or before). Entries are judged on the basis of the enduring quality of the publications to the profession.

Competition is focused on one specific publication by the author(s), one of who was a member of the Association at the time of publication, and not on the cumulative work of   the author(s).

Nomination Guidelines

Nominations are due on February 7, 2020. Entries may be submitted by departments or other administrative units, by colleagues, or by the authors themselves. The author nominated, or at least one individual in the case of a group nomination, must have been an AAEA member of the Association at the time of publication.

To nominate, fill out the online Publication of Enduring Quality Award Nomination Form linked below. The form will ask you to upload one PDF file containing all the Award Nomination Materials in the order listed below.

Nomination Materials

Nomination Letter

  • Maximum of three single-spaced pages
  • Document explaining the publication's contributions to the profession

Copy of the publication

  • Electronic format is preferred
  • If materials must be submitted in hard copy form, seven copies of the publication should be sent to the AAEA Business Office at 555 E. Wells Street, Suite 1100, Milwaukee, WI 53202.

Nomination Form Link:

If you have any questions about your nomination, or the nomination process,
please contact Samantha Bilgrien at or (414) 918-3190.