Erica Pani (QMUL) Wins 2016 PhD Prize

This year received a record number of entries to the competition, and this is an encouraging sign of vitality in Economic Geography in the UK. All entries were of a very high standard and the EGRG committee is pleased to announce that this year’s winner is Erica Pani, Queen Mary, University of London for her thesis entitled:

‘Emerging Economic Geographies of Higher Education: A Complex Negotiation of Value and Values in the Face of Market Hegemony’.  

We also wish to award a Runner-Up prize to Matthew Alford, University of Manchester for his thesis titled ‘Public governance and multi-scalar tensions in global production networks: crisis in South African fruit’.