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The results are in for our EES Master Thesis Diploma Competition! We’re thrilled to recognize outstanding research on social and economic issues.

First Place goes to Madalena Caria Fernandes Ferreira Nunes (Charles University in Prague) for her thesis on “The impact of the 2014 amendment of the Directive 92/85/EEC in the presence of women in the production sector.” The commission praised the work’s relevance in evaluating the impact of labour policies on gender equality.

Second Place is awarded to Miguel Salema (Universidade Católica Portuguesa) for “Gelbach in Logit: A Covariate Decomposition for the Logit Model applied to the Minimum Wage’s Heterogeneous Impact.” This research impressed with its strong methodology and clear writing, making it valuable for policy evaluations.

Third Place honors Maria Georgina Granero (University of Sevilla) for “Methodological design of results evaluation of the Cuidar a quienes cuidan program (Care to Whom Care) of the Madrid City Council.” This thesis explores methods to effectively assess programs for elder care, addressing a pressing social issue.

Congratulations to all the winners!