WTO Essay Award for Young Economists

Since 2009 the cooperation between the ETSG and the WTO has lead to the launch of the WTO Essay Award for Young Economists that is announced every year during the ETSG Annual Conference. Below, we report the list of winners (with a link to the homepage of the author that presented the paper at the ETSG Annual Conference). Congratulations to these authors!

ETSG 2023: WTO Prize
Xiao Ma
College Expansion, Trade, and Innovation: Evidence from China

ETSG 2022: WTO Prize
Mathilde Muñoz
Trading Non-Tradables: The Implications of Europe’s Job Posting Policy

ETSG 2021: WTO Prize
Tomás Domínguez-Iino
Efficiency and Redistribution in Environmental Policy: An Equilibrium Analysis of Agricultural Supply Chains

Swapnika Rachapalli
Learning Between Buyers and Sellers Along the Global Value Chain

WTO Prize 2020
Xian Ding
Industry Linkages and Joint Production

ETSG 2019: WTO Prize
Jan Bakker
International Trade and Regional Inequality

Federico Huneeus
Production Network Dynamics and Propagation of Shocks

ETSG 2018: WTO Prize
Alonso de Gortari
Disentangling Global Value Chains

Yuan Mei (honourable mention)
Regulatory Protection and the Role of International Cooperation

ETSG 2017: WTO Prize
Meredith Startz
The Value of Face-to-Face: Search and Contracting Problems in Nigerian Trade

Jingting Fan (honourable mention)
Talent, Geography, and Offshore R&D

Zheli He (honourable mention)
Trade and Real Wages of the Rich and Poor: Cross-Country Evidence

ETSG 2016: WTO Prize
Matthieu Bellon
Trade Liberalization and Inequality: a Dynamic Model with Firm and Worker Heterogeneity

Eunhee Lee (honourable mention)
Trade, Inequality, and the Endogenous Sorting of Heterogeneous Workers

ETSG 2015: WTO Prize
Christoph Boehm, Aaron Flaaen and Nitya Pandalai-Nayar
Input Linkages and the Transmission of Shocks: Firm Level Evidence from the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake

ETSG 2014: WTO Prize
Jonathan Dingel
The Determinants of Quality Specialization

Claudia Steinwender
Information Frictions and the Law of One Price: “When the States and the Kingdom became United”

ETSG 2013: WTO Prize
Felix Tintelnot
Global Production with Export Platforms

ETSG 2012: WTO Prize
Treb Allen
Information Frictions in Trade

ETSG 2011: WTO Prize
Rafael Dix-Carneiro
Trade liberalization and labor market dynamics

Kyle Handley
Exporting under trade policy uncertainty

ETSG 2010: WTO Prize
Dave Donaldson
Railroads of the Raj: Estimating the impact of transportation infrastructure

Olena Ivus
Do stronger patent rights raise high-tech exports to the developing world?

ETSG 2009: WTO Prize
Ralph Ossa
A new trade theory of GATT/WTO negotiations