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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 ($2000): Supriya Mehta, University of Wollongong
  • Second prize ($1000): Michael Read, The University of Sydney
  • Best essay from a first year student ($500): Isabel Hartstein, The University of New South Wales

Competition Enquiries

For more information about the competition, students should visit the Economic Society of Australia and UNSW Economics Society websites.