Economic Policy Competition

Economic Policy Competition 2018

Minister Donohoe pictured with 2017 Economic Policy Competiton Winner Donough Lawlor, UCD.








The Department of Finance is pleased to announce the launch of the 2018 Department of Finance Economic Policy Competition. This is the fifth Annual Department of Finance Economic Policy Competition and allows students to submit their policy proposition, through their respective third level institution, based on sound economic analysis. The winner of the competition will be offered a twelve week paid summer internship in the Department of Finance during which the successful applicant will be presented with a certificate from the Minister for Finance. The internship will be spent working alongside economists in the Department. 

Please find details on questions, presentations and submission guidelines below:

Information & Submission Tips

Q1: Growth-Enhancing Tax Measures

Q2: Brexit – The Economic Opportunities and Costs for Ireland

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