Latvijas Banka is organising the competition for the 21st time. Participation is open to citizens and non-citizens of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia as well as foreigners who at the time of the competition are registered as students of higher education institutions accredited in the Baltic States, enrolled in Bachelor's or Master's degree programmes, as well as to the students of the Baltic States studying abroad.
The submitted papers must discuss subjects currently relevant for the Baltic and euro area economies (suggestions for topics and a list of the previous years' award-winning papers are available on the website: https://www.macroeconomics.lv/konkursi/latvijas-banka-announces-competition-student-scientific-research-papers).
Papers must be submitted to Latvijas Banka by 29 May. They will be evaluated by a committee of economists set up by Latvijas Banka. The award-winning papers will be published on Latvijas Banka's website www.macroeconomics.lv, and their authors will receive money awards (including EUR 2000 to the Excellence Award-winning paper, EUR 1500 to the first-prize-winning paper, EUR 1250 to the two second-prize-winning papers each and EUR 1000 to the three third-prize-winning papers each; if a paper has several authors, the prize will be equally divided among them).
15 papers were submitted for the Competition of Student Scientific Research Papers organised in the academic year 2021/2022.