Young Talent Competition Award
As part of Lear Competition Festival, Lear has instituted a The 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.
Research proposals need 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 2024 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.
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 research proposals should be submitted in PDF to email@example.com
The deadline for the submission of the proposal is June 15, 2023. Please note that the proposals received after this date will not be considered.
The Scientific Committee will prepare a ranking of the three best proposals. The Scientific Committee includes the following five outstanding academics and practitioners.
Joseph E. Harrington, Jr.
Professor, Department of Business Economics & Public Policy, The Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
YTCA 2022: shortlisted candidates
Below you find the best three proposals shortlisted for the Young Talent Competition Award.
Internet infrastructure and competition in digital markets
Cross-Regulation Enforcement – Suggested Doctrine for Application & How it Can Improve Competition Law Enforcement in the Digital Age
The Impact of Upstream Divestiture on Bargaining Power
Yann Allan Delaprez