UCL Department of Economics


Previous winners

View the winning entries for Explore Econ 2022 below

Best Research Paper

Winner: Jakub Terlikowski

Jakub won the Best Research Paper prize for his work onPDF icon Optimal vaccine allocation: modelling population interaction and administrative constraints

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Runner-up: Guillaume Marder

For the paper What is the potential impact of a uniform VAT rate in Spain, if implemented in a revenue neutral way? (Watch the presentation on YouTube)

Best Research Poster

Winner: Neil Majithia

Neil won Best Research Poster for The Macroeconomic Simulator with a 3 Equation Model Maker

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Runner-up: Adam Horne

For the poster Intellectual Property Rights and Economic Growth: A Complicated Relationship (Watch the YouTube video)

Popular Paper

Winner: Xingzuo Zhou, Yiang Li, Tianning Zhu, and Xiaoyo Guo

Xingzuo, Yiang, Tianning, and Xiaoyo won the Popular Paper prize out of over 400 votes for their paperPDF icon Racial Hate Crime and COVID-19: A Multinomial-choice Study in the US

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Popular Poster

Winner: Gloria Guo and Xueyuan Wang

Gloria and Xueyuan won the Popular Poster prize out of 150 votes for their poster PDF icon Does the emerging social media platform promote economic growth in the UK?

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Stone Centre Prize

Winner: Gaurav Khatri

Gaurav won the inaugural Stone Centre prize for the paper PDF icon The Effects of Rohingya Refugees from Myanmar on Low-Skilled Wages in the Chittagong Division of Bangladesh

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