ISBA is pleased to call for submissions to the 2020 Savage Award. The deadline for submissions is July 20, 2020.

Please prepare nominations as a single pdf file following the convention LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME.pdf so the file name corresponds to the nominee and then email them to provided the file is less than 25MB.  For files larger than 25MB, contact Maria De Iorio at to make appropriate alternative arrangements.

The Savage Award, named in honor of Leonard J. “Jimmie” Savage, is bestowed each year to two outstanding doctoral dissertations in Bayesian econometrics and statistics, one each in Theory & Methods and Applied Methodology. For details on the Savage Award, including names of past winners and eligibility details please visit Up to two awards of $750 will be awarded. Finalists will be notified in December 2020 and invited to present their dissertation research in a special contributed session at the ISBA World Meeting, in Kunming, China, in 2021