The call for papers for the European Central Bank’s young economists’ competition 2020 is now open for PhD students in economics or finance until 15 March. Selected applicants will have the chance to present their research to top policymakers and academics at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra (Portugal) from 29 June to 1 July 2020 and to win €10,000.
Who can apply?
Students of all nationalities who are currently enrolled on a PhD programme in economics or finance are invited to participate. Applications from female candidates are particularly welcome. Students currently employed by, or collaborating with, the ECB or a national central bank within the European System of Central Banks are not eligible. Co-authors of eligible papers should either be students or have completed their PhD no more than five years ago.
What is the theme of this year’s competition?
The theme of the 2020 Forum is “Central banks in a shifting world”.
How can students apply?Students should submit an online application by 15 March.
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