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Economics Essay Competition 2015

The School of Economics, University of Nottingham Malaysia campus, is organising an Economics essay competition. 

The topic of the essay competition is: “Has openness to international trade and investment benefited or harmed the Malaysian economy? How can Malaysia ensure that it reaps more benefits than harms from international trade and investment in the future?” 

The essay competition is open to all pre-university and high school students in Malaysia. The following prizes will be awarded:

First prize:       RM 1,000
Second prize:    RM 800
Third prize:      RM 600
3 consolation prizes: RM350 each

The closing date is 28 May 2015, Thursday.

The terms and conditions and  entry form for the competition can be downloaded by clicking on the links. 

A copy of the competition flyer can be downloaded 

School of Economics is pleased to announce the winners of the Nottingham Economics Essay Competition 2015. The judging panel has decided to award the following prizes: 

  • First prize: Melissa Liang Pei Yun (Institute of Science and Management, Sabah, A level) essay 
  • Second prize: Wong Huey Teng and Shalini Samudri A/P Ananda Rao (joint author, Methodist College Kuala Lumpur, A level) essay 
  • Third prize: Edward Chai Chuan Jun and Li Zhe Lai (joint author, Marlborough College, Johor, International Baccaleaurate) essay 
  • Consolation prizes (in no particular order): 
    • Lena Fricker (Alice Smith School, Kuala Lumpur) essay
    • Lydia Loh Ying Yi (Lodge International School, Sarawak) essay
    • Matthias Shao Wei Tio (Lodge International School, Sarawak) essay 




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