Capital as Power 2024 Essay Prize

The Review of Capital as Power is pleased to announce our 2024 essay competition. We are seeking essays that engage with the idea of capital as power. Winning essays will be published in the Review of Capital as Power, and will receive:

First Prize $1000 (CAD)
Second Prize $500 (CAD)
Third Prize $300 (CAD)


The topic of your essay is open, so long as it engages with the idea of capital as power. Your paper can be theoretical, historical or empirical. It may support or critique the notion of capital as power.


Please submit your essay by January 31, 2024.

How to submit

Email your submissions to


Make sure you essay meets the following requirements:

Unpublished You essay should not have been published before in a book or refereed journal
Length max 12,000 words (including references)
File type Please submit you essay as a PDF
Submit two versions

Version 1: includes author information

Version 2: redacts identifying information


Essays will be judged by the Review of Capital as Power using blind review.


We will announce results by April 30th, 2024.

Note: should no essay be found deserving, we may decide not to nominate a winner.

Past Winners

Curious about the RECASP essay prize? Read past winning essays here.