The finalists have been announced


Bright, young, economic minds to participate in economic debates important for our country.

The Finalists for the 2017 Competition
have been selected.

Click here to see who they are

The Questions

2017 Postgraduate & Undergraduate essay questions.


An idea could change the course of South African economic history, so we offer generous cash prizes.

2016 Winners

See all the finalists and who took top honours in the 2016 competition.

Virtual Tutors

A team of Virtual Tutors are available to help you. They will provide support and guidance on research methodology, the structure, articulation, referencing principles and general troubleshooting.

Closing Date: 31 May 2017


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