As part of Lear Competition Festival, Lear has instituted a Young Talent Competition Award (YTCA) for young economists and lawyers in the field of antitrust and regulation who wish to pursue a professional or academic career in the field of competition law and economics, policy assessment and regulation.
The research proposal needs to be related to one of the following topics:
- Competition law
- Competition economics
- Public policy assessment
- Regulation (in any sector)
The winner will be awarded a prize of € 1,500 and the opportunity to join the 2023 edition of the Trento Summer School on Advanced EU Competition Law & Economics (maximum two attendees).
Below you find the rules to participate and further details on the award.
The Scientific Committee will prepare a ranking of the three best proposals. The Scientific Committee includes the following four outstanding academics and practitioners:
Joseph E. Harrington, Jr.
Professor, Department of Business Economics & Public Policy, The Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
Participation to the Young Talent Competition Award (YTCA) is open to post-graduate students and PhD students who wish to pursue a professional carrier in the field of competition law, competition economics, policy assessment, or regulation. Both economists and lawyers can participate.
The proposals for research should be submitted in PDF to email@example.com
The deadline for the submission of the proposal is June 15, 2022. Please note that the proposals received after this date will not be considered.
YTCA 2021: shortlisted candidates
Below you find the best three proposals shortlisted for the Young Talent Competition Award.
The winners of the first edition of the Young Talent Competition Award (YTCA) are Francesco Clavorà Braulin and Michela Boldrini with their research proposal “Taming Tech Giants’ Algorithms: the Amazon Buy-Box Case”.
TAMING TECH GIANTS’ ALGORITHMS: THE AMAZON BUY-BOX CASE
Francesco Clavorà Braulin, Michela Boldrini
ACQUISITIONS OF STARTUPS AND ENTRY IN SOFTWARE MARKETS