Jan De Loecker and Kalina Manova win 2023 Yrjö Jahnsson Award

Economists Jan De Loecker and Kalina Manova have been awarded the Yrjö Jahnsson prize for 2023.

De Loecker is a professor of economics at KU Leuven whose research focuses on estimating productivity and markups using micro-level data in various contexts and markets.

Manova is professor of economics at University College London whose work examines the impact of financial market imperfections on international trade flows.

The Yrjö Jahnsson Award is a biennial award given by the Finnish Yrjö Jahnsson Foundation to European economists under the age of 45 who have “made a contribution in theoretical and applied research that is significant to the study of economics in Europe.” 

It was established in 1993 and awardees are chosen by the European Economic Association.