RBA/ESA Economics Competition 2013
The Reserve Bank of Australia sponsors an essay competition for undergraduates studying economics at any accredited university in Australia. The competition is run by the Bank in conjunction with the Economic Society of Australia and the UNSW Economics Society.
The 2013 Essay
The essay topic for 2013 was Australian Household Saving.
Winning Essays 2013
- First prize ($2,000): Supriya Mehta, University of Wollongong 773KB
- Second prize ($1,000): Michael Read, The University of Sydney 895KB
- Best essay from a first year student ($500): Isabel Hartstein, The University of New South Wales 590KB
These students were presented with their prizes by the Governor at a ceremony at the Reserve Bank of Australia in Sydney on 22 October 2013.