The Donald M. Ephraim Prize in Law and Economics

Established in 2015 by Donald M. Ephraim, JD ’55, the Ephraim Prize honors the most-deserving paper in law and economics or empirical legal analysis by a law school student. The prize is awarded on an annual basis, and starting in 2019, the winning essay will receive up to a cash prize of $10,000. The winning essay is also published in The University of Chicago Law Review Online.

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2018 Winner - Greg Buchak

2017 Winner - Thomas Collier