Competition for Student Scientific Research Papers
The Bank of Latvia announces a Competition of Student Research Papers for 2013.
Aim of the Competition: to promote the research and analysis of Latvia's macroeconomic issues and to facilitate advancement of student 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 institutions of higher education 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 institutions of higher education accredited as such according to the laws and regulations of foreign countries.
Topics: a wide range of topics to be discussed in the economic context of Latvia or the Baltic States are proposed for the Competition paper: cost-benefit analysis of the euro changeover in Latvia, impact of investment on improvement of public welfare, assessment of competitiveness of the economy in Latvia, analysis of competitive advantages of sectors of Latvia's economy, labour migration, structural unemployment, methods for combating the grey economy, general government budget cost effectiveness, functioning of the monetary transmission mechanism etc.
The winners will be awarded six awards; LVL 1 200 (one thousand two hundred lats) to the first-place winner.
The Competition papers will be submitted to the Bank of Latvia between 13 May and 24 May 2013 in both paper and electronic form.
The Regulation, inter alia, the requirements set herein and a full list of topics are available here.
The winners will be invited to a discussion which will be presented at www.makroekonomika.lv.