The Norwich Economic Papers, June 2014 - Volume 9


This volume contains a selection of the prize-winning essays from each year
group for the Fifth Annual Student Essay Competition, run in the 2013/4 academic
year. You can either view the complete volume, or view essays individually below.

Complete Volume

Volume 9, June 2014

Prize-winning Student Essays
 

First Year Undergraduate Category:

Hannah McCartney - First Place
Do sports stars deserve their wages? Should their governing bodies introduce wage caps?

Amee Patel – Second Place
Is the rise of China a threat or an opportunity for the UK?

Hassana Babangida Umar – Third Place
Is the rise of China a threat or an opportunity for the UK?

Second Year Undergraduate Category:

Charles Lester - First Place
Do sports stars deserve their wages?  Should their governing bodies introduce wage caps?

Third Year Undergraduate Category:

Amay Narayan - First Place
Is the rise of China a threat or an opportunity for the UK?

Olivia Smith and Steven van de Put (joint essay) - Second Place
Are humans always the rational, self-interested agents that mainstream economics assumes them to be?  Discuss, using ideas of reciprocity, altruism and fairness.

Charlie Mealings - Third Place
Do sports stars deserve their wages?  Should their governing bodies introduce wage caps?

Michelle Dadey - Runner Up 1
Is the rise of China a threat or an opportunity for the UK?

Ryan Fletcher - Runner Up 2
Do Sports Stars Deserve Their Wages? Should Their Governing Bodies Introduce Wage Caps?

Samuel Stead - Runner Up 3
Do Sports Stars Deserve Their Wages? Should Their Governing Bodies Introduce Wage Caps?

Daniel Sadler - Runner Up 4
Eurosceptic versus Europhile. Should the UK stay within the EU?

Alexa Li Ho Shan - Runner Up 5
Is a paternalistic government beneficial for society and its individuals?
 

Postgraduate Category:


Benjamin Radoc – First Place
Are humans always the rational, self-interested agents that mainstream economics assumes them to be? Discuss, using ideas of reciprocity, altruism and fairness.

Mike Brock - Second Place
Is a paternalistic government beneficial for society and its individuals?

George Tucker - Third Place
Is a paternalistic government beneficial for society and its individuals?