Two Economics undergraduate named as finalists for IAES 'Best Undergraduate Paper' CompetitionThursday 6 Sep 2018
Both students graduated this summer with Paul achieving an Upper Second Class (BS Philosophy, Politics and Economics) degree and Mary, a First Class (BS Economics, Politics and International Studies) degree will presented their work at the 86th International Atlantic Economic Society Conference in in New York City, on Saturday, 13 October 2018.
Last year, the department saw graduates Gytautas Karklius and Yin Li Toh present their papers at the final stage of the IAES competition.
In 2016, Adam Brzezinski won first place for the 'Best Undergraduate Paper' at the Atlantic Economic Society Conference. His paper was the product of his third year Research in Applied Economics (RAE) project, entitled 'Synergies in Labour Market Institutions - the nonlinear effect of minimum wages on youth employment',
In 2015, Hameem Raees Chowdury, and Virginia Minni present their papers at the final stage of the IAES competition, with Hameem going on to win first place. His winning paper entitled “Joint-Liability in Microcredit: Evidence from Bangladesh”, was included in the Atlantic Economic Journal