MacroScan

Online Event


IIM Bangalore’s International business summit Vista 2018 presents MacroScan in association with IIMB’s Economics Interest Group.

 

“It is better to be roughly right than to be precisely wrong” – John Maynard Keynes

 

This is an online event consisting of two rounds in which students are expected to don the hat of an economist and critically analyze a topic using economic models, data and daily news. A broad theme shall be given and students are free to pick any sub-theme in it to elaborate. The writeups shall be judged based on the originality and clarity of the problem highlighted along with data-driven research and correlation of the topic with mainstream economics.

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Round 1

  • The essay must be written in English.
  • The competition is for individuals not as a team.
  • Pick any sub-theme under the topic ‘Globalization and its Discontents Today’ and write a cohesive essay outlining any one or multiple dimensions of the topic. You are free to argue on both sides of the topic allocated.
  • The Essay should be of minimum 500 words and not exceed 1000 words (excluding footnotes & introduction).
  • Any fact needs to be appropriately referenced. Moreover, any form of plagiarism will result in disqualification of your essay.
  • Font Size – 12, Font Style – Times New Roman.

 

Round 2

  • The essay must be written in English.
  • In the second round, candidates are expected to do a more in-depth analysis of the topic chosen with data-driven insights, economic frameworks, and a fair bit of literature review
  • While assessing the essay, the weight would be given as below:
    • Originality and clarity of the content
    • Quality of the analysis and research
    • Language and Structure of the essay
    • Grammar, syntax, and form
  • The 2nd round Essay should be of minimum 1500 words and not exceed more than 2500 words (excluding footnotes & introduction).
  • Any fact needs to be appropriately referenced. Any form of plagiarism will result in disqualification of your essay.
  • Font Size – 12, Font Style – Times New Roman.

Round 1

  • Send the essay in the format <Name>_<CollegeName> to macroscan.vista18@gmail.com
  • The essay should be of minimum 500 words and not exceed more than 1000 words (excluding footnotes & introduction)
  • Font Size – 12, Font Style – Times New Roman
  • Round 1 deadline: 29 August

Round 2

  • Send the essay in the format <Name>_<CollegeName> to macroscan.vista18@gmail.com
  • The essay should be of minimum 1500 words and not exceed more than 2500 words (excluding footnotes & introduction)
  • Font Size – 12, Font Style – Times New Roman
  • Round 2 deadline: 5 September

Total Prizes of 20K at stake for grab!

Monika Singh

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Sachin Gutte

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