THE JOURNAL OF MENTAL HEALTH POLICY AND ECONOMICS


Willard ManningAward
in Mental Health Policy and Economics Research
2019

The Willard Manning Award has been founded to stimulate research and support excellence in the field of mental health policy and economics research. The Award, previously named “Adam Smith Award”, has been renamed Willard Manning Award in memory of Willard Manning, PhD, Professor, and Editor of The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics 2008-2014. Willard Manning was one of the most influential scholars, teachers and mentors in the field of health economics. His research focused on health insurance theory and design, on the conceptual and statistical problems in cost-effectiveness analysis, and on the application of economic analysis to addictive and mental disorders. This research made important contributions to the development of health economics research methodology and had a substantial impact on academic and policy thinking. John Mullahy, Professor of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, has provided “readers who did not have the honor of knowing him a good sense of Will Manninghttps://www.healtheconomics.org/in-memoriam/will-manning/

The Willard Manning Award in Mental Health Policy and Economics Research – 2019 will be presented during the "Fourteenth Workshop on Costs and Assessment in Psychiatry", Venice, March 29-31, 2019". The Willard Manning Award will be awarded on the basis of scientific merit to the author(s) of one article published in The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics during the years 2017 and 2018 (Vol. 20 and Vol. 21). The Award includes the amount of $ 1,000 USD, will be made to an article of exceptional research value in the development of the interdisciplinary field of mental health policy and economics. All articles accepted by and published in the Journal during that time are eligible for consideration. Publications in the Journal during this time will be judged retrospectively by the Associate Editors of the Journal.

In addition, two "Excellence in Mental Health Policy and Economics Research Awards", have been established, each includes the amount of $ 500 USD. These Awards will be given to two articles of exceptional quality published in The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics during the years 2017 and 2018 (Vol. 20 and Vol. 21) and will be judged retrospectively by the Associate Editors of the Journal. Presentation of these Awards will also be made at the "Fourteenth Workshop on Costs and Assessment in Psychiatry", Venice, March 29-31, 2019".

These Willard Manning Award and the Excellence in Mental Health Policy and Economics Research Awards will be conferred to the author(s) of chosen articles on the basis of their significant contributions to the field of mental health policy and economics. The eligibility for the financial component of the Awards requires the affiliation of the author(s) with an Institute that is Institutional Subscriber of The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics.

AWARD PROCESS

Willard Manning Award in Mental Health Policy and Economics Research

Each of the Associate Editors will be asked to indicate one article considered of exceptional value among those published in the journal. Associate Editors who publish articles in the Journal during this time period are not eligible to nominate their own article. The Editors-in-Chief are not eligible to nominate candidates for this Award and will not express any preferences. The Associate Editors will send their vote by email to the Editorial Office: moscarelli@icmpe.org. The two articles receiving the highest number of preferences will be shortlisted for further consideration. These articles will then be subjected to a second round of consideration by the Associate Editors which will then chose one article to receive the Award.

Excellence in Mental Health Policy and Economics Research Awards

Each of the Associate Editors will be asked to indicate two articles they deem worthy of consideration for contributions to the field (the winner of the Adam Smith Award will not be considered). Associate Editors cannot nominate their own work published in the Journal. The Editors-in-Chief are not eligible to nominate candidates for this Award and will not express any preferences. The members of the Editorial Board will send their votes by email to the Editorial Office: moscarelli@icmpe.org. The four articles that will receive the higher number of preferences will be shortlisted for further consideration. The two articles receiving the highest number of nominations in this round will be awarded the Excellence Awards.

 



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