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Economic Nationalism- Topic Guide


Economic Academic Season (EAS)
2017 The Society of Business Economists - Rybczynski Prize 2017
Grade 12
For Economics Academic Season, any Grade 12 student that has completed an Extended Essay in Economics or Business Management is invited to submit their work to the Society of Business Economists (SBE) Rybczynski Prize competition.

1. The Rybczynski Prize will be £3000, awarded to the author whose entry is judged the best by the Council.
2. The judges will be looking for high quality writing on an important real world economic issue that merits wide attention among professional economists. The style of the piece should make it accessible and interesting to an economically literate business audience. 
3. The Prize will be decided by the SBE Council with assistance from specialist readers where appropriate. The Council’s decision is final. The Council has the right not to award a prize if it judges that no entry is of adequate standard. 
4. The winner of the Rybczynski Prize will be published, or republished with accreditation to the original publisher, on the SBE website. A synopsis maybe published in the SBE Newsletter. The SBE reserves the right to publish the short-listed entries at its discretion.
5. The Prize will be awarded at the 2017 SBE Annual Dinner. The author(s) of the final shortlisted entries will be invited to the dinner as guests of the SBE.
6. Entries must be in English and in typed or printed form. Photocopies will be accepted.
7. The preferred length is 3000 words with a maximum length of 4000 words. Charts and tables are welcome but extensive use of algebra or footnotes is discouraged. 
8. Only one entry per author is accepted. 
9. The work should not contain any references to the “extended essay,” “IBO,” or your candidate session number. 
10. The work should be submitted with a full (mostly full) appendix.
Email your essay along with the completed application form (contact Mr. Bazin or visit the EAS Topic Guide @ QDHS Library) to Mr. Bazin or Mr. 
Johnson before March 25, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact 
Andy Liu