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Awards and Prizes


The Department of Economics has the following prizes and awards which are bestowed on Postgraduates each academic year.

Postgraduate Student Prizes

  • £100 Examiners' Prize for the best performance across the MSc in Economics, MSc Economics and International Financial Economics and MSc Behavioural and Economic Science (Economics Track)
  • £100 Dissertation Prize for the best MSc dissertation
  • £100 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.

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

2015/2016 Prize Winners

Examiners' Prize:
Enrico Miglino (MSc in Economics)

Dissertation Prize:
Giacomo Cattoretti (MSc in Economics)

Shiv Nath Prize:
Not awarded in 2015/2016


2014/15 prize winners

Examiners’ Prize
Jasmine Koh (MSc in Economics)

Dissertation Prize
Ahmed Hamdy
Shinya Kotera
Lasse Stotzer
Chunwen Xiao

Shiv Nath Prize
Sara Linjawi

2013/14 prize winners

Examiners’ Prize
Anthony Tuckwell
The Department Examiners’ Prize 2014 for outstanding performance in MSc Economics

Jane Loveday
The Department Examiners’ Prize 2014 for outstanding performance in MSc Behavioural and Economic Science (Economics Track)

Dissertation Prize
Caspar von Schenck

Shiv Nath Prize
Claudia Deijl