PhD student wins top prize

Posted by Johan Fourie on 2011-10-12

Carlos da Maia, a PhD student in the Department of Economics, was awarded a prestigious prize by the Banco Central de Moçambique (The Mozambican Central Bank) for one of the best research papers in the field of financial and monetary economics in May 2010.

The paper was written in response to a public competition of research papers on the economy of Mozambique, in honour of the 35th anniversary of the Central Bank.

As part of the award the Bank sponsored the publication of his winning paper. In the photo, Carlos holds a copy of the published paper, which translated reads "Inflation Targeting: Is the Central Bank ready for it?"    

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