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Awards and Prizes

The Department of Economics has the following prizes, which are bestowed on MSc students each academic year.

Student Prizes

  • Examiners' Prize for the best overall performance across the MSc in Economics, MSc Economics and International Financial Economics and MSc Behavioural and Economic Science (Economics Track)
  • Examiners' Prize for the best exam performance across the MSc in Economics and MSc Economics and International Financial Economics
  • Dissertation Prize for the best MSc dissertation
  • Project Prize for the best MSc in Behavioural and Economic Science (Economics Track) project
  • Shiv Nath Prize for the best MSc student performance in the field of Development Economics

Please note that the Department reserves the right not to award any of these prizes in any one year.

2020/2021 Prize Winners

Best overall performance (joint):
Julia Wyjadlowska & Vikram Patil

Best exam performance:
Yuting Lu

Best dissertation (joint):
Josh Wong, Chau Pham, Marco Sarandrea & Sylvia Ma

Best project:
Ainhoa Arias

Shiv Nath Prize in Development Economics:
Fathur Fatkhurrohman

2019/2020 Prize Winners

Best overall performance (joint):
Michael Eldar & Alice Pearce

Best exam performance:
Yixuan Huang

Best dissertation (joint):
Xinyan Fang, Michael Eldar & Yusuf Sambo

Best project (joint):
Anush Sridhar & Zimo He

Shiv Nath Prize in Development Economics (joint):
Lynette Agius, Tanisha Ghosal & Soyra Gune

2018/2019 Prize Winners

Best overall performance:
Shannon Lim

Best exam performance (joint):
Shannon Lim, Qi He, Shihan Lin, & Yuwei Gu

Best dissertation:
James Yoon

Best project (joint):
Anthony Zhang & Qiaoxu Wu

Shiv Nath Prize in Development Economics:
Krishna Kejriwal

2017/2018 Prize Winners

Examiners' Prize (joint):
See Yu Chan, Jiahao Tang, Nathanial Sear and Yue Zhang

Dissertation Prize (joint):
Christopher Jagau & Nathanial Sear

Shiv Nath Prize in Development Economics (joint):
Trina Ghosh & Sampada KC

Behavioural and Economic Science Best Project (Economics Track):
Yan Tong Lim

2016/17 Prize Winners

Examiners’ Prize (joint)
Sam Carr
Francesco Gaudio

Dissertation Prize
Stuart Allen
Magnus Martinsen
Christopher Scott
Nayuta Shoji
Yifan Zhang

Shiv Nath Prize
Not awarded in 2016/2017