The Economics Network's 2012 student challenge has now closed. Thank you to all the students who submitted an entry.
Those students who did submit an entry will hear back from us by the end of June.
This year we asked students to answer the following question: "How would you use economics to solve one of these issues: poverty; climate change; or structural unemployment." Entries could have been submitted in a variety of formats (e.g. essay, poem, song or video).
The Winner of this year's competition is Olawale Lawal (University of Bath) who wrote a parable which can be read here. As the winner, Olalwe will recieve the grand prize of £400.
In third place came Ha Phung Do (Abbey College) who made a cartoon which can be viewed here
There are a further seven commended entries:
Lungelo Cele (South Africa) who made a video
Ben Hughes (University of Nottingham) who wrote a song
Katia Bazar Rosen (University of Bristol) who wrote a poem
Marwa El-Gaby (University of Cardiff) who drew a drawing
Babatunde Onabajo (On a gap year) who wrote an article
Michael Puddy (University of Portsmouth) who wrote a newspaper article
Nikaan Mathews (University of Bangor) who wrote a speech
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