RBA/ESA Economics Competition 2016

The Reserve Bank of Australia sponsors an essay competition for undergraduates 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 how a low interest rate environment might affect conventional monetary policy transmission channels, and to discuss alternative economic policy options.

Winning Essays 2016

These students were presented with their prizes by the Governor at a ceremony at the Reserve Bank of Australia in Sydney on 24 October 2016.

The Governor with the 2016 essay competition winners (from left) Timothy Grey, Elizabeth Baldwin and Shaun Ji-Thompson
The Governor with the winners of the 2016 RBA/ESA Economics Competition (from left) Timothy Grey, Elizabeth Baldwin and Shaun Ji-Thompson.

Competition Enquiries

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