International Association of Agricultural Economics

towards a prosperous, sustainable, well-nourished world

Best Poster

Nils Westermarck Prize for Best Poster

This prize is named after Nils Westermarck, who was also an outstanding contributor to the IAAE and the agricultural economics profession. This prize is awarded for the best Poster presentation by a young professional in the triennial International Conference of Agricultural Economics.

2018 Winner

  • Hiroyuki Takeshima (IFPRI)
    "The roles of agroclimatic similarity and returns to scale in the demand for mechanization: insights from northern Nigeria"

Honorable Mentions:

  • Caitlin Herrington (HarvestPlus), J. Funes, K. Lividini, M. Moursi, V. Taleon, D. Asare-Marfo, E. Birol
    "Subnational prioritization for biofortification interventions in Nigeria"
  • Dennis Ochieng (IFPRI)
    "Supermarket contracts, income, and changing diets of farm households: panel data evidence from Kenya"

2015 Winners

  • Mr. Oliver K. Kirui and Mr. Alisher Mirzabaev (University of Bonn)
    "Costs of Land Degradation in Eastern Africa"

Honorable Mentions:

  • Ding Jiping, Huang Jikun, Jia Xianping, Bai Junfei, Steve Boucher, Michael Carter (Centre for Chinese Agricultural Policy)
    "Direct Farm, Production Base, Traceability and Food Safety in China"
  • Daniel Gaitán Cremaschi, Farahnasz Pashaei Kamali, Frits Van Evert, Miranda Meuwissen, Alfons Oude Lansink (Wageningen University)
    "Benchmarking the Sustainability of Soybean Meal Production in Brazil using Total Factor Productivity"

2012 Winner

  • Victor F. Gauto, USA
    "An Econometric Analysis of Trade Creation and Trade Diversion in Mercosur-The Case of Paraguay"

Honorable Mention

  • Arnuad Rault and Alexandre Gohin, France
    "Assessing the Economic Costs of an Outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease on Brittany-A Dynamic Computable General Equilibrium Analysis"

Honorable Mention

  • Cordula Wendler, Ulf Liebe, Rico Ihle, and Stefan von Cramon-Taubadel, Germany
    "The Willingness to Pay of European Consumers for Jointly Porduces Israeli-Palestinian Products"

2009 Winners

  • Rafael Uaiene and James Thurlow (co-authors Channing Arndt, Rui Benfica and Finn Tarp), Mozambique and USA
    "Biofuels, Poverty and Growth: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis of Mozambique"

2006 Winners

1st Place
Sheryl Lee Hendriks
S. Africa

2nd Place
Elsa Rodriguez

3rd Place
Mautsetseg Baljinnyam