Budget Speech Competition 2018

Posted by Melt van Schoor on 2018-04-13

Do you want your voice to be heard? Of course! You now have the opportunity to express your views on contemporary issues related to South African economic policy. Register here for this year's Old Mutual and Nedbank Budget Speech Competition. The top 10 finalists for each of the undergraduate and postgraduate categories from South African universities will attend the Budget Speech in 2019. And not only will you have the opportunity to network with business and political leaders, you will stand a chance to take home up to either R 150 000 (postgraduates) or R 60 000 (undergraduates). Submission date of essays: 31 May 2018.

Postgraduate Question

It is 2018 and a new ANC government is in place, what would you as the new finance minister do to restore fiscal credibility? What would the impact of this be on monetary policy and the economy?

Undergraduate Question

What are the systemic risks of bitcoin/crypto currencies if any and have regulators been sufficiently aware of any risks?

SU convenor: Hylton Hollander (hylton@sun.ac.za)

Click here for information about this year's budget speech call for essays 

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