The School of Economics, University of Nottingham Malaysia and World Bank Group Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Finance Hub in Malaysia are organising an Economics essay competition. 

The topic of the essay competition is: “Malaysian youth unemployment rate has been more than ten percent, more than three times higher than the national average. What reforms should the Malaysian government pursue to ensure the labour market in this digital era is vibrant and resilient when you graduate from college?”

The essay competition is open to all pre-university students (including those currently enroll in A level, STPM, UEC, international schools, foundations and other pre-university programmes) and high school students in Malaysia. 

The following prizes will be awarded: 

First prize:    RM 1,000.00

Second prize: RM 800.00

Third prize:      RM 600.00

Three consolation prizes: RM350.00 each 

The top three winning essays will be published on the World Bank Malaysia’s hub website and social media page. 

The closing date is 21 July 2023Friday

The entry form and terms and conditions for the competition can be downloaded by clicking on the links. 

A copy of the competition flyer can be downloaded here

A brief guide on how to write a good economics essay is available here

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