The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education – Economics Institute invites Bachelor students to submit proposals to the New Economic Talent competition.

The competition is open to Bachelor's students (full-time or part-time) in any field, who are interested in contemporary economic issues and wish to understand better the forces and processes that ‘shape the world’.

The competition is international, has two rounds, and it's working language is English. Applicants submit a completed paper (up to 50 pages) and an abstract (1 page) into the first round.

Selected finalists present their proposals at CERGE-EI, Prague, in the second round (this year via video conference). The topic of the paper can be in macroeconomics, microeconomics, applied economics, or finance. Proposals will be judged based on originality, substance, analytical nature, and clarity of writing.


Prize for the winner consists of 2,000 USD.

Deadline for submissions was prolonged till April 30, 2020.

Papers and abstracts should be sent to:

Further details can be found at:

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