The FIRST Research TOPIC
Meritocratica aims to annually assign monetary prizes to awarded research projects in areas that are promoted by the Committee.
These works and a completed submission form should be submitted by midnight on the 1st December 2020 to the committee, via the email address shown below. Prizes will be awarded in March 2021 at an award ceremony. The location and dates for this will be disclosed nearer to this time.
2020 TOPIC (Macroeconomics/Microeconomics area):
1)Explore scenarios in which putting the interests of the collective is more beneficial than that of the individual in terms of economic benefits.
2)Examine whether a society constructed according to shared rules and values is optimal for producing productive individuals and delivering prosperity to its citizens in terms of GDP per capita.
3) Are societies where rules are violated poorer? Investigate whether there is a correlation between crime and poverty and between a solid juridical system and wealth.
Applicants must present empirical evidence and citations for all the arguments you present in your document. Citations must be in Harvard format. Documents must be written via a word processor and in the English language.