Adam Smith Essay Competition

This coming spring, the Economics Department is once again holding its student research paper competition, the Adam Smith Contest.

Eligible papers (written by Villanova Economics majors or minors in the class of 2012, 2013 or 2014 in conjunction with Villanova coursework) may address any topic in economics.   Entries up to 10,000 words are acceptable.

The deadline for paper submission is 5 p.m. on Monday, April 1, 2013.  Submissions should be emailed to catherine.costello@villanova.edu.  Finalists will present their papers at a luncheon mid-April 2013.  Finalists will be judged on both written content and oral presentation.  Winners will be announced after presentations end.  First- and second-place winners will be recognized with cash awards of $2000 and $1000, respectively; honorable mention awards (if any) will be $500 each.   The Adam Smith Contest is funded by a gift from John Haines (A&S ’79).

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