Peterson Institute Names First Recipients of Eranda Rothschild Junior Fellowship

March 15, 2018

Washington—The Peterson Institute for International Economics is pleased to announce that Euijin Jung and Tessa Morrison have been named the inaugural recipients of the Eranda Rothschild Junior Fellowship at the Peterson Institute.

The Eranda Rothschild Foundation Junior Fellowship is designed to give men and women who are at an early stage of their careers the opportunity to work in an intellectually challenging, highly collaborative, and policy relevant environment, alongside some of the world’s leading economists. Individuals who demonstrate exceptional talents in and enthusiasm for the study of economic policy are nominated for the Fellowship by Peterson Institute senior fellows. The term of the Fellowship is 12 months, during which time Eranda Rothschild Junior Fellows will gain valuable knowledge and experience that will enable them to advance their careers.

Euijin Jung has been a research analyst at the Peterson Institute since January 2015. During this time, she has worked with Senior Fellows Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Jeffrey J. Schott on international trade issues, focusing on the analysis of trade agreements, such as the Korea-China Free Trade Agreement, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and the North American Free Trade Agreement. Prior to joining the Institute, Jung worked at the SK Research Institute in South Korea, where she analyzed economic and trade trends of North Korea. Jung received her master’s degree in international affairs from the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California, San Diego in 2014 and from the Graduate School of International Studies at Yonsei University in 2012.

Tessa Morrison has been a research analyst at the Peterson Institute since August 2017. She works with Senior Fellow Joseph E. Gagnon on issues related to international finance and monetary policy, and contributes to the Institute’s Global Economic Prospects effort, led by nonresident Senior Fellow Karen Dynan. Prior to joining PIIE, she worked as a research assistant in the Trade and Quantitative Studies Section of the International Finance Division of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Morrison graduated summa cum laude from the College of William and Mary in May 2015 with a degree in economics.

The Peterson Institute is deeply grateful to the Eranda Rothschild Foundation for its generous support, which has allowed the Institute to establish this opportunity for emerging young economists to gain knowledge and experience to advance their careers while contributing to the Institute’s research.

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