Young Economist competition now open

Posted by Johan Fourie on 2008-07-28

Entries for the annual Young Economist competition for Economics 144 students are  open for entries. The competition, with R15000 cash prizes up for grabs, is similar to the Economist of the Year competition, with students having to predict economic variables such as inflation, economic growth and the exchange rate.

The competition is sponsored by Die Burger and the Department of Economics.

If you are a 144 student, please view the Young Economist page under My Courses for rules and registration details.

 

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Last week’s data releases for SA and in particular the US bode well for the GDP growth outlook in 2021. In SA, the incoming data for 2021Q1 suggests that the GDP recovery continued in the first three months of the year, albeit that the growth momentum likely softened further. Nevertheless, relative to the start of the year when we expected a negative...

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