Young Economist of the year 2008 – essay competition

Are you a young economist, or a teacher of young economists?
If so, do check out the Royal Economic Society’s Young Economist Essay competition. Total prize money is £2000, with £1000 for the winner. The title this year is:

“Which economic idea or policy has the most power to improve our lives?”

For more details, check out the RES competition website, hosted by teacher-training company Tutor2U. Last year’s winner is here, and ongoing details will be posted here.

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