RBA/ESA Economics Competition 2015

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 (ESA) and the UNSW Economics Society.

Students were asked to discuss the implications of falling commodity prices, and the transition of Australia's mining industry from the investment phase to the production phase.

Winning Essays 2015

A presentation ceremony, hosted by the Reserve Bank of Australia, was held on 26 October 2015.

The Governor with the 2015 essay competition winners (from left) Jim Yue Xu, Scott Tilbury and Hugh Oliver
The Governor with the three winners of the 2015 RBA/ESA economics competition (from left) Jim Yue Xu, Scott Tilbury and Hugh Oliver

Competition Enquiries

For enquiries about the competition please email: info@unswecosoc.com.