Since 2010, IPES has awarded one of the conference papers the David A. Lake award for best paper.
At the 2015 conference, Sonal Pandya (University of Virginia) was awarded our initial prize for the best IPE book published in the last 3 years (2012-2014) for Trading Spaces: Foreign Direct Investment Regulation, 1970–2000.
At the 2016 conference, we presented the first annual career achievement award to David A Lake.
At the 2017 conference, Leo Baccini (McGill University), Manfred Elsig (World Trade Institute), and Andreas Duer (University of Salzburg) will be awarded our initial prize for the best new dataset for The Design of Trade Agreements (DESTA) .