Worldwide Entries Sought:2013 Royal Economic SocietyEssay Prize(£1,000 top prize | international)Deadline: 24 June 2013
Students from any country in the world studying on an A Level or IB course are invited to write an essay of between 1,000 to 2,500 words on one of the topics below calling on key elements of their study, examples from the world around them and imaginative discussion.
The Society launched their annual Young Economist of the Year competition in 2007, in association with Tutor2U, the O2 Smarta100 2011 winner online teaching resource business. This prestigious essay writing competition invites students currently studying for A Levels and the International Baccalaureate in all subjects to write on a major current problem or topic of concern. The winner of the Young Economist of the Year wins £1,000, with runners-up each receiving £500.
Students are invited to write an essay of between 1,000 to 2,500 words, on a subject set by the President of the Royal Economic Society, calling on key elements of their A Level or International Baccalaureate courses, examples from the world around them and imaginative discussion. Each year's topic for the essay title will be set in the Spring term and advertised through Tutor2U and the RES website.
The winner of the Young Economist of the Year prize is announced in August each year, with the prize presentation to be made at the RES Annual Public Lecture in London in December.
2013 Young Economist of the Year essay competition now launched.
THE ESSAY TOPICS FOR THIS YEAR'S COMPETITION ARE:
Students up to the age of 19 are invited to write an essay of between 1,000 to 2,500 words on one of the above topics calling on key elements of their A Level or International Baccalaureate courses, examples from the world around them and imaginative discussion. Then upload your essay to our partners Tutor2U using the YE 2013 application form.
- Does the international mobility of talent make it impossible to tax the rich?
- Should the experience of China silence those who think that democracy is good for growth?
- Is the UK banking system too concentrated?
- Should Universities embrace market forces in deciding what to teach and how?
- Should those who object to Heathrow expansion be ``bought off’’ at taxpayer expense?
- Must “quantitative easing” end in inflation?
Deadline for applications is Monday 24th June 2013(12.00 GMT).
Applications will be acknowledged by Tutor2U with results to be announced by the Royal Economic Society at the end of the summer.
Any queries on the essays should be addressed to Tutor2U http://www.tutor2u.net/contact-tutor2u.html or general queries to the RES office administrator, Amanda Wilman on email@example.com.
For queries: firstname.lastname@example.org
For submissions: via the online application form