World Trade Organisation Essay Awards for Young Economists, 2018

 The WTO has issued a call for young economists to submit papers for the 2018 WTO Essay Award. The award aims to promote high-quality research on trade policy and international trade co-operation and to reinforce the relationship between the WTO and the academic community.


The paper must address issues related to trade policy and international trade co-operation. The author(s) of the paper must possess or be engaged in the completion of a PhD and, if over 30 years of age, be no more than two years past a PhD defence. To be considered for the award, essays cannot exceed 15,000 words.

All submissions should be sent to and should include as separate attachments in PDF format:

1. The essay

2. The CV


*Deadline- 1 June, 2018

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