Mira Wilkins Prize
This prize, established in 2009 in recognition of the path-breaking scholarship of Mira Wilkins, is awarded to the author of the best article published annually in Enterprise & Society pertaining to international and comparative business history. Formally known as "The Mira Wilkins Prize for the best article on international business history," it comprises an award of $250 and a memento presented at the Business History Conference annual meeting. The Wilkins Prize Committee consists of three members, one of whom serves as chair. Each member serves a three-year term, rotating onto the committee as junior member, then becoming chair, and then exiting after serving a final year as senior member. The chair of the Wilkins Prize Committee presides over the entire process.
2018: Patricio Sáiz and Rafael Castro, University Autónoma de Madrid
- "Foreign Direct Investment and Intellectual Property Rights: International Intangible Assets in Spain over the Long Term" (Vol. 18, December 2017).
2017: Petri Paju, University of Turku and Thomas Haigh, University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee
- "IBM Rebuilds Europe: The Curious Case of the Transnational Typewriter" (Vol. 17, June 2016).
2016: Michael Aldous, Queen's University Belfast
- "Avoiding Negligence and Profusion: The Failure of the Joint-Stock Form in the Anglo-Indian Tea Trade, 1840-1870" (Vol. 16, September 2015)
2015: Paula de la Cruz Fernandez, Florida International University
- "Marketing the Hearth: Ornamental Embroidery and the Building of the Multinational Singer Sewing Machine Company" (Vol. 15, September 2014)
2014: Brenna Greer, Wellesley College
- "Selling Liberia: Moss H. Kendrix, the Liberian Centennial Commission, and the Post-World War II Trade in Black Progress" (Vol. 14, June 2013)
2013: Tore C. Olsson, University of Georgia
- "Peeling Back the Layers: Vidalia Onions and the Making of a Global Agribusiness" (Vol. 13, December 2012)
2012: Neil Rollings, University of Glasgow
- "Multinational Enterprise and Government Controls on Outward Foreign Direct Investment in the United States and the United Kingdom in the 1960s" (Vol. 12, June 2011)
2011: Marcelo Bucheli, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
- "Multinational Corporations, Business Groups, and Economic Nationalism: Standard Oil (New Jersey), Royal Dutch-Shell, and Energy Politics in Chile, 1913-2005" (Vol. 11, June 2010)
2010: Paul Duguid, University of California, Berkeley
- "French Connections: The International Propagation of Trademarks in the Nineteenth Century" (Vol. 10, March 2009)