In 2011 The Econometrics Journal on behalf of the Royal Economic Society agreed to initiate 'The Denis Sargan Econometrics Prize'.
The prize is awarded for the best (unsolicited) article published in The Econometrics Journal in a given year by anyone who is within five years of being awarded their doctorate. An honorarium of £1000 is awarded to the winning author.
Special Issue provide interesting areas of investigation of methods involving the use of large data sets and offer scope for the further study of automated algorithms for model selection, factor models and their implementation, and the benchmarking of all these methods on applications involving simulations and real-world data. Read more here.