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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is inviting graduate students and recent graduates worldwide to submit entries for the IMF Finance & Development (F&D) Essay Competition for 2019, which topic is: “Research has shown that excessive inequality harms economic growth and damages the social fabric by undermining trust and preventing people from reaching their full potential. How can inequality be tackled in the 21st century?”
The winning essay will be published in a forthcoming edition of F&D magazine in 6 languages, both in print and online – reaching leading policymakers, central bankers, academics, economic practitioners, development experts, journalists and other decisionmakers around the world.
Graduate students from around the world, as well as those who have graduated from a Masters degree program or higher in 2018, are eligible to enter. Entrants will have to submit the essay in English, with a maximum word length of 1500.
Entries are to be submitted via email by 31 January 2019.