Best Undergraduate Paper Award

To encourage undergraduate interest in economic issues, Ann Harrison, President and  Cecilia Elena Rouse, Vice President of the International Atlantic Economic Society cordially invite students to compete in the IAES annual Best Undergraduate Paper Award (BUPA) competition, October 2018. The IAES strives to recognize and reward outstanding research conducted by undergraduate students worldwide. BUPA winners receive:

  1. A $500 check;
  2. A handsome commemorative plaque recognizing their accomplishment; and
  3. Complimentary publication of the paper in the Atlantic Economic Journal.




Congratulations to Christina Cheung of University of British Columbia, Canada, for taking first prize in our 2017 Best Undergraduate Paper competition for her paper entitled Eliminating the Penny in Canada: An Economic Analysis of Penny-rounding on Grocery Itemsview presentationLook for his paper in the an upcoming issue of the Atlantic Economic Journal!

The three finalists were:

  • Jessica Green, Nottingham Trent University  To What Extend Does Immigration Lead to Displacement Effects and Subdued Growth in Earnings of United Kingdom Workers View Presentation
  • Gytautas Karklius, University of Warwick, The Effect of Central Bank Informal Communication on Bond Markets View Presentation 
  • Yin Li Toh, University of Warwick, The Role of Land Wealth on Child Labour in Vietnam View Presentation

*Look for 800 word anthologies of their papers to also appear in a future issue of the AEJ *


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