The Norwich Economic Papers, volume five The Norwich Economic Papers, volume five

The first part of this volume contains winning entries in the 3rd Student Essay Competition within the School of Economics. The second part contains careers and study advice. You can either view the complete journal or articles and essays individually below.

Complete Journal

Volume 5 - April 2012

PART 1 – Student Essay Competition Winners

First Year Undergraduate Category

Cal Corkery (First Prize)
Discuss the benefits and detriments of micro finance in emerging markets

  • Course: BA Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Lewis Robinson (Second Prize)
Is the nationalisation of banks ever justified?

  • Course: BSc Economics

Josh McIntyre (Third Prize)
What are the impacts of an international migration quota?

  • Course: BSc Economics

2nd Year Undergraduate Category

Tristan Jose and Ollie Lee (First Prize)
How can we stimulate growth in the UK economy?

  • Course: BSc Economics 

Thomas Jordan (Second Prize)
Are we capable of being altruistic?

  • Course: BSc Economics

Joe Hanson (Third Prize)
How can we stimulate growth in the UK economy?

  • Course: BSc Economics

3rd Year Undergraduate Category

Alex Haines (First Prize)
Are we capable of being altruistic?

  • Course: BSc Economics

Patrick Harding (Second Prize)
What are the impacts of an international migration quota?: A UK perspective

  • Course: BSc Economics

Benton Knight (Third Prize)
Are we capable of being altruistic?

  • Course: BSc Economics

Postgraduate Category

Panayiotis Agisilaou and Frederick Wandschneider (First Prize)
Are we capable of being altruistic?

  • Course: PhD Economics

Bazil Sansom (Second Prize)
Are we capable of being altruistic?: Assessing the evidence from experimental economics

  • Course: MSc Economics

Jack Whybrow and Jiwei Zheng (Third Prize)
Are we capable of being altruistic?

  • Course: PhD Economics

PART 2 – Career and Study Advice

James Hutchins
Graduate Career Profile: Pricing Analyst

Zoe Bett
Thinking about teaching training?

Stephan Schmitt
Curriculum Vitae Advice

Stephan Schmitt
Advice on Personal Statements.

PART 3 – Book Review

Jack Whybrow
Book Review: ‘Micro Trends – Surprising tales of the way we live today'