27 April 2023
Congratulations to 6th Form Economics student Rory Middlemiss who has won the Institute of Economic Affairs’ prestigious Monetary Policy Essay Prize. Run in conjunction with the Institute of International Monetary Research and the Vinson Centre, entrants are judged on their knowledge and understanding of the economic issues raised by the challenge; use of resources; the quality and clarity of their argument and analysis; as well as the degree of originality and insight they display. Having got through the semi-final stage against 16 other competitors; Rory was one of 5 finalists each of whom was assessed based on their presentation style, command of the theory, relevance to the question as well as overall persuasiveness. Well done Rory.