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WTO Essay Award for Young Economists 2024 (prize of CHF 5,000) 

WTO Essay Award for Young Economists 2024 (prize of CHF 5,000) 

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WTO Essay Award for Young Economists 2024 (prize of CHF 5,000)

The WTO has issued a call for young economists to submit papers for the 2024 WTO Essay Award. The aim of the award is to promote high-quality research on trade policy and international trade cooperation and to reinforce the relationship between the WTO and the academic community.


  • The annual WTO Essay Award provides a prize of CHF 5,000 to the author(s) of the winning essay. In the case of a co-authored paper, the prize will be equally divided among the authors. The winning paper will be officially announced at the annual meeting of the European Trade Study Group (ETSG), the largest conference specializing in international trade. The award ceremony will take place on 12-14 September 2024 at Athens University in Greece. The winning author will receive funding to attend the meeting.

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Eligibility for 2024 WTO Essay Award

  • The paper must address issues related to trade policy and international trade cooperation.
  • The author(s) of the paper must possess or be engaged in the completion of a PhD degree and, if over 30 years of age, be no more than two years past a PhD defense. In the case of co-authored papers, this requirement shall apply to all authors.
  • In addition, to be considered for the award, essays cannot exceed 15,000 words.

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Application of 2024 WTO Essay Award

Essays must be submitted by 3 June 2024. The Economic Research and Statistics Division of the WTO Secretariat will shortlist eligible papers by 17 June 2024 and the selection panel will take a final decision by 8 July 2024. Only the author(s) of short-listed essays will be notified.

All submissions should be sent to [email protected]. Submissions should include as separate attachments in PDF format:

  • The essay
  • The CV of the author(s), specifying (i) current affiliation(s), (ii) the academic institution awarding the PhD, (iii) the year (or the expected year) of the PhD, (iv) the date of birth of the author(s).


Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline03 June,2024
OrganizerWorld Trade Organization



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