Every two years, at the conference, an International Advisory Committee
chooses a recipient of the Thomas Guggenheim Prize for Outstanding and
Original Research in the History of Economic Thought. The prize, in the
sum of $10,000, is awarded to a distinguished scholar for his\her life's work.
The prize is awarded in a public lecture delivered by the winner at the
Past recipients of the Thomas Guggenheim prize:
2009: Professor Bertram Schefold, the Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt
Lecture title: "Marx, Sombart, Weber and the Debate about the
Genesis of Modern Capitalism"
2011: Professor Sam Hollander, Ben-Gurion University and Toronto
Lecture title: "Adam Smith on 'Natural Liberty' and the Correction of
2015: David Laidler, University of Western Ontario, Canada.
Lecture title: "The interactive evolution of economic ideas and
experience - the case of Canadian inflation targeting"