New Economic Talent 2016 CERGE-EI Competition for University Students.

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Have you recently written an economics paper that you would like to share with a wider audience? Perhaps you study or have studied math, physics or engineering, but your work has implications for economics. Submit your paper to our competition and present your ideas! Get feedback from leading economic scholars and gain ideas and contacts for your future research. The winner will receive $1,000 USD and tickets to CERGE-EI special events.

In our third annual New Economic Talent Competition, the Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education – Economics Institute (CERGE-EI) invites university students to submit their papers. Nadace CERGE-EI is a proud sponsor.

The competition is open to current bachelor’s and master’s students (full-time or part-time) or bachelor’s and master’s graduates (up to one year after graduation) in any field, who are interested in contemporary economic issues and wish to better understand the forces and processes that ‘shape the world’. Please read NET 2016 conditions for details.

Participation: international
Topics: any sub-field of economics (such as macroeconomics, microeconomics, monetary policy, public finance, theoretical economics, econometrics, behavioral economics etc.)
Language: English
Deadline for submission: 15 March, 2016, (23:59 of Central European Summer Time)
Number of rounds: 2
First round: electronic submission of a completed paper (20 to 60 pages; 36,000-108,000 characters including spaces) and an extended abstract (1-2 pages; 1,800-3,600 characters including spaces)
First round results: within 5 weeks after the deadline
Second round: presentation at CERGE-EI, Prague (up to 5 finalists), 25 May, 2016
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 Distinguished Speaker Series)

How to Submit Your Paper:

Prepare the documents.
Format: please submit in MS Word or similar text editor files only (not PDFs).
Length of the paper must be between 20 and 60 pages (36,000—108,000 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
To apply and for more information click HERE

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