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
- First prize: Elizabeth Baldwin, University of Queensland 833KB
- Second prize: Shaun Ji-Thompson, University of Queensland 744KB
- Best essay from a first year student: Timothy Grey, University of Sydney 1.44MB
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.
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