Student Essay Contest 2009

The PEF’s 2009 Student Essay Contest Is Now Open

USE YOUR ECONOMICS FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE!

Tired of learning economics that seems more interested in justifying the status quo, than in explaining the real world – and changing it?

Then join thousands of economics students around the world:
put your economics to work in the cause of social change.

PRIZES
$1000:     Top Graduate Essay
$500:       Top Undergraduate Essay

Prizes will be awarded to an essay of 5,000-10,000 words on any subject related to political economy, economic theory or an economic policy issue, which best reflects a critical approach to the functioning, efficiency, social and environmental consequences of unconstrained markets.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: May 1, 2009

Mail 1 Hard Copy of Your Essay to:

PEF Student Essay Contest,
c/o  Professor Brenda Spotton Visano
School of Public Policy and Administration
Ross Building N802
York University, 4700 Keele St.,
Toronto Ontario Canada M3J 1P3

All entrants receive a complimentary 1-year membership in the Progressive Economics Forum. Judges’ decisions are final.

Circulate a poster in your department by downloading it here. Download the contest rules and application form here.

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