TIISA Young Scholars Award - Round 3 Announcement

The Jean Monnet NetworkTrade & Investment in Services Associates (TIISA) brings together leading academics across Europe, Asia and Australia and key institutions - Sussex University, University of Adelaide, Örebro University, National Tsing Hua University, Utrecht University, University of International Business and Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, World Trade Institute in research on domestic regulation and global governance of services trade and investment flows.

Round 3 - Young Scholar Paper Awards  

The TIISA Selection Committed awarded a winner and runner up from the many applications received. 

Winner: Josh De Lyon, University of Oxford & CEP was invited to attend the 2021 Annual Conference & PhD Workshop, as well as present during the PhD Workshop.
The Labour Market Effects of Services Importing: Evidence from the United Kingdom 

Runner up: Ziyaad Ebrahim, The University of Adelaide; Institute for International Trade was able to attend online and also present his paper. 
An analysis of the determinants of Trade in Services in the EU 


Eligible candidates

  • PhD and PhD-equivalent Students, Young Professionals and Early Career Researchers


  • The paper must address issues related to international trade and investment in services.  Where possible, it is anticipated that the issues will have relevance to the process of economic integration in services and to be relevant to current issues in the European Union.
  • The author(s) of the paper should possess or be engaged in the process of gaining a PhD or PhD-equivalent degree, be a young professional or a researcher at an early stage of their career.  Applicants will be asked to provide a statement from their supervisor or a senior colleague to establish that this condition is met.
  • In the case of co-authored papers, this requirement shall apply to at least one author.  
  • To be considered for the award, essays cannot exceed 10,000 words.



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