University of Nottingham Malaysia
School of Economics

Economics Essay Competition 2020

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

The topic of the essay competition is: “The Covid-19 pandemic has seriously impacted the Malaysian economy. If you were the finance minister of Malaysia, discuss 3 policies that you would implement, why, and how they would help Malaysia weather the crisis.” 

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

First prize:       RM 1,000.00
Second prize:    RM 800.00
Third prize:      RM 600.00
3 consolation prizes: RM350.00 each 
The closing date is 18 September 2020, Friday.

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 here


The judging panel has decided to award the following prizes: 

  • First prize: Shirel Leena Ponnudurai (Nexus International School Putrajaya, International Baccalaureate) - essay 
  • Second prize: Chua Yi Xian (SMK Tok Sera, STPM) - essay 
  • Third prize: Angeline Tan Sue Yin (Kolej Yayasan UEM) - essay  

Consolation prizes (in no particular order):  

  • Gary Tai Jing Wing (Tunku Abdul Rahman University College Sabah Branch) - essay 
  • Law Xiao Hui (Tunku Abdul Rahman University College Sabah
    Branch) - essay   
  • Tan Kim Zhuan (Chong Hwa Independent High School Kuala
    Lumpur) - essay  




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