John V. Winters, associate professor, was awarded the Georgescu-Roegen Prize in Economics 2018 Runner-Up for his article titled The Puzzling Pattern of Multiple Job Holdings across U.S. Labor Markets. Southern Economic Journal 84(1): 26-51. Winters coauthored the paper with Barry Hirsch and Muhammad Husain.
The Georgescu-Roegen Prize is awarded each year by the Southern Economic Association for the best academic article published in the Southern Economic Journal. The prize consists of an engraved plaque and a monetary award, the amount of which is determined by a set portion of the earnings on the Georgescu-Roegen endowment. Recipients of the prize are chosen by a selection committee consisting of the Editor of the Southern Economic Journal, and two Vice Presidents of the Southern Economic Association.