Application Deadline: 28 February 2015
Whom: The Competition is open to current Bachelor’s and Master’s students (full-time or part-time) and Recent Graduates
Worth: Win $1,000 USD and tickets to CERGE-EI special events.
Have you recently written an interesting paper in any area of economics? Do you (or did you) study math, physics or engineering, but your work has implications for economics? Submit your paper to our competition and present your ideas. Win $1,000 USD and tickets to CERGE-EI special events. Get feedback from leading economic scholars and gain ideas and contacts for your future research.
In its second annual New Economic Talent Competition, the Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education – Economics Institute (CERGE-EI) and the Nadace CERGE-EI foundation invite university students to submit their papers.
Topics: any sub-field of economics (such as macroeconomics, microeconomics, monetary policy, public finance, theoretical economics, econometrics, behavioral economics etc.)
Deadline for submission: 28 February, 2015
Number of rounds: 2
First round: electronic submission of a completed paper (10 to 50 pages; 18,000-90,000 characters including spaces) and an extended abstract (1-2 pages; 1,800-3,600 characters including spaces)
First-round results: within 3 weeks after the deadline
Second round: presentation at CERGE-EI, Prague (up to 5 finalists), early April
Criteria of evaluation: originality, substance, analytical nature, clarity of writing
Prize: 1,000 USD and access to an international network of top economists (through attendance at events such as the Global Development Network conference, the Distinguished Speaker Series or the Graduation Gala).
How to Submit Your Paper:
- Prepare the documents.
– Format: please submit MS Word or similar text editor files only (not PDFs).
– Length of the paper must be between 10 and 50 pages (18,000-90,000 characters including spaces) in total, including the text body, footnotes, charts, graphs, and bibliography (charts or graphs included as images count as 900 characters). The length of the abstract must be between 1 and 2 pages (1,800 and 3,600 characters including spaces). The extended abstract does not count toward the page limit of the paper. All texts must be written in English and should not include your personal and contact details.
- Submit our online registration form.
- Send the paper and its extended abstract to [email protected]. Please try to limit its size to 3 MB.
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