24 March 2021

Marcel Boyer President of the Concurrences Economics Ph.D. Thesis Award 2021 Jury

Marcel Boyer, Emeritus Professor in the Department of Economics at the Université de Montréal, CIRANO Researcher and Fellow, is President of the Concurrences Economics Ph.D. Thesis Award 2021 Jury.


Economics Ph.D. Award Jury Members:

Marcel Boyer (President) - Emeritus Professor, Université de Montréal
Constance Monnier-Schlumberger - Associate Professor, Pantheon-Sorbonne University Paris 1
Massimo Motta - Professor, ICREA - Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Former Chief Economist, DG COMP
Etienne Pfister - Chief Economist, French Competition Authority
Marianne Verdier - Professor, Pantheon-Assas University Paris 2
Mike Walker - Chief Economic Adviser, UK Competition & Markets Authority


Concurrences Ph.D. Thesis Awards 2021

The Concurrences Ph.D. Awards are aimed at selecting and publishing the best thesis on specific topics in competition/regulation law or economics, excluding works on more general subjects, such as treatises and manuals. Where possible, Concurrences grants every year two Ph.D. Awards: Ph.D. Award in Competition Law, and, Ph.D. Award in Competition and Economics. Law theses must concern EU competition law, law in member States, or law in States linked by cooperation agreements to the EU, as well as comparative law research with a European dimension.

Only Ph.D. theses are eligible, not Master theses. Theses must have been defended between 1st March 2020 and 1st March 2021. Language can either be English or French.

Applications for the Ph.D. Award Awards are opened from 1st March 2021 to 1st May 2021.

The winners of the 2021 Ph.D. Award will be posted on this page and will be announced at the New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference 2021.

Theses eligible to the Concurrences Ph.D. Award shall not have been published. They shall not be covered by a publishing contract or a preferential right granted to another publisher. Until the Jury has made its decision public, candidates shall neither enter into a publishing contract with another publisher nor grant a preferential right to another publisher. Should the Jury decide to make candidates an offer to publish their thesis, candidates commit themselves to publish their work with Concurrences. Any print or online version of the theses awarded a prize shall mention the Concurrences Ph.D. Award on their cover page.

Ph.D. Awards dotation:

  • Publication at no cost of the thesis in the Concurrences collection directed by Professor Laurence Idot
  • Presentation of the thesis at the French Ministry of Economy for the New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference
  • Publication of an article in Concurrences Review
  • One-Year free subscription to Concurrences+