The 2016 EAEPE-Simon Young Scholar Prize was awarded to Hanna Szymborska (University of Leeds) for her paper on "Inequality in the Twenty-First Century – Economic Theory Revisited".

The 2015 EAEPE-Simon Young Scholar Prize was awarded to two young scholars:

  • Glenn Lauren Moore "What has caused recent escalating household debt in OECD countries? Property price booms or inequality?"
  • Mathilde Bauwin "Gender Bias in Microcredit Allocation: Is Discrimination Towards Women Always Positive? A Case Study in Tunisia"

In 2014 the EAEPE-Simon Young Scholar Prize was awarded to Federico Bassi for his paper on "Aggregate demand, capital accumulation and “genuine” hysteresis in a Post-Keynesian model of growth" as well as Kota  Kitagawa for the paper on “General Statutory minimum wage Debate In Germany: Degrees of Political Intervention in Collective Bargaining Autonomy”

In 2013 the EAEPE-Simon Young Scholar Prize was awarded to Alyssa Schneebaum for her article, 'Motherhood and the Lesbian Wage Premium'.

In 2012 the EAEPE-Simon Young Scholar Prize was awarded to Zoltán Bajmócy and Judit Gebert for their article, 'How Is Innovation Policy Informed: Utilitarianism versus the Capability Approach'.

In 2011 the Simon Prize was not awarded.

In 2010 the Simon Prize was not awarded.

In 2009 the Simon Prize was awarded to Luis R. Martinez Armas for his article, 'Good Predictions and Bad Policies'.

In 2008 the Simon Prize was awarded jointly to David Gindis for his article, 'From Fictions and Aggregates to Real Entities in the Theory of the Firm', later published in 2009, Journal of Institutional Economics, 5(1): 25-46, and to Federico Sallusti for his article, 'Shared Cognitive Resources, Governance Forms and Learning Processes: A Classification of Strategic Alliances'.

In 2007 the Simon Prize was awarded jointly to Juliette Tendjoukian for her article, 'Restructuring and Growth in Albania: An Institutional Approach', and toErik Stam for his article, 'Entrepreneurship and Innovation Policy'.

In 2006 the Simon Prize was awarded to Georgina M. Gómez for her article, 'A Market in the Making; the Argentina Red de Trucque'.

In 2005 the Simon Prize was awarded to Pasquale Tridico for his article, 'Institutional Change and Human Development in Transition Economies'.

In 2004 the Simon Prize was awarded to Fernando Collantes for his article, 'Quite Visible Hands: A Veblenian Approach To Regional DisparitiesIn Spanish Industrialization (1700-1950)'.

In 2003 the Simon Prize was awarded to Paul Muller for his article, 'On Reputation, Leadership and Communities of Practice'.

In 2002 the Simon Orize has been awarded to Elodie Bertrand for her article, 'The Coasian Analysis of Lighthouse Financing: Myths and Realities', later published in 2006, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 30(3): 389-402. 

In 2001 the inaugural Simon Prize was awarded to Jan Schnellenbach for his article, 'Model Uncertainty and the Rationality of Economic Policy: An Evolutionary Approach', later published in 2005, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 15(1): 101-116.