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Nottingham-World Bank Economics Essay Competition 2022

The School of Economics, University of Nottingham Malaysia and World Bank Group Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Finance Hub in Malaysia are organising an Economics essay competition. 

The topic of the essay competition is: “Why is climate change an issue in Malaysia? What climate change mitigation and adaptation measures would you suggest to the government? Discuss."

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
Three consolation prizes: RM350.00 each 
The closing date is 22 July 2022, Friday

The top three winning essays will be published on the World Bank Malaysia's hub website. 

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

A copy of the competition flyer can be downloaded here
A brief guide on how to write a good economics essay is available here.

The judging panel has decided to award the following prizes: 

  • First prize: Grace Wong Szee En and Agnes Lim Hai Thong (Institut Sinaran, Kota Kinabalu) - essay 
  • Second prize: Indeshwararaj Vijayanand (Sunway International School, Bandar Sunway) - essay 
  • Third prize: Erica Yoong Ka Kei (Methodist College Kuala Lumpur) - essay 
Consolation prizes (in no particular order):  

  • Thamini Vijeyasingam and Lim Chee Yuan (Methodist College Kuala Lumpur) - essay 
  • Ayuni Saffiya binti Shahril Nizam (Asia Pacific Smart School, Subang)
    - essay 
  • Theodore Wee Jia Choon and Ivan Voon Jun Xuan (Chung Hua Middle School No.1, Kuching) - essay 




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