Qatar Centre for Global Banking and Finance’s Young Economist Prize


The Qatar Centre for Global Banking and Finance at King’s Business School (King’s College London) is proud to announce the Young Economist Prize as part of its forthcoming Annual Conference, which takes place on 17 & 18 May 2021.

What is it?

The Young Economist prize will be awarded to the best paper based on the Conference topic of ‘Challenges facing Central Banks in the 2020s’. The author of the winning paper will be awarded a £5,000 prize.

Who can apply?

It is open to PhD students of all nationalities currently enrolled on a programme in economics or finance (or a related field). In the case of co-authored papers, all co-authors must have completed their PhD no more than five years ago.

How to apply?

Please submit your paper on the Conference topic ‘Challenges facing Central Banks in the 2020s’ along with a written summary explaining how your research links to the Conference topic in non-technical terms.

Applications close on Sunday 11 April 2021, and shortlisted applicants will be notified by Monday 26 April 2021. The winner will be announced on Tuesday 18 May 2021.

Selection Committee

  • Silvana Tenreryo (Bank of England/London School of Economics)
  • Dimitri Vayanos (London School of Economics)
  • Martin Weale (King’s College London)