Latvijas Banka announces a Competition of Student Scientific Research Papers for 2017 (2)
Aim of the Competition: to promote the research and analysis of macroeconomic issues as well as to foster advancement of students' scientific thinking.
The following may participate in the Competition: 1) citizens and residents of the Republic of Latvia as well as foreigners who at the time of the Competition are registered as students of higher education institutions accredited by the Republic of Latvia Ministry of Education and Science; 2) citizens and residents of the Republic of Latvia who at the time of the Competition are registered as students of higher education institutions accredited as such according to the laws and regulations of foreign countries.
Topics: a wide range of macroeconomic topics in the context of Latvia, the Baltic States or the euro area, including the monetary policy options in a low interest rate environment, real convergence models, the impact of fiscal policy, public debt and structural reforms on economic growth, population ageing and migration, assessment of the effectiveness of the European Union structural funds and foreign direct investment, etc.
Awards will be granted to six winners (EUR 2 000 to the first-place winner).
The Competition papers should be submitted to Latvijas Banka between 15 May and 29 May 2017 in both paper and electronic form.
The Regulation, including the requirements for the papers and a full list of topics, is available here: https://www.macroeconomics.lv/konkursi/competition-student-scientific-research-papers-2017.
The participants will be invited to a discussion which will be broadcasted at www.macroeconomics.lv.