Economics essay reaches top 10 in national competition
Upper Sixth pupil Elena Baggio’s essay for the 2017 Royal Economics Society's Young Economist of The Year Essay Competition was named as one of the top 10 finalists out of over one thousand entries.
In the spring term of each year, any school pupils studying UK GCSE, A level, SQC Intermediate 2/Highers or International Baccalaureate courses are invited to write a unique essay of between 1,000 to 2,500 words.
With the majority of entries coming from Upper Sixth pupils, the choices of topics are set by the President of the Royal Economic Society, calling on key elements of their studies, examples from the world around them and imaginative discussion.
As the topic of her essay, Elena chose to write about the role of a maximum wage in lessening inequality. Published: December 14 2017