The New York State Economic Association (NYSEA) invites
undergraduate economics students to submit their original
research paper. Selected papers will be presented during the
conference. All participants will be recognized with a certificate
of participation. The winning papers will be awarded with cash
prizes at the conference.
Entrants in the contest must have been an undergraduate
student during the 2020-2021 academic year. Papers must
have been completed while the student was an undergraduate.
Papers may be singly or jointly authored, but all authors must
be undergraduate students. At least one author must attend
the conference in October to present the research. The paper
can be empirical or theoretical in nature, but must conform to
general academic paper conventions as outlined in the
Research Paper Style Guide
on the NYSEA website.
Judges will consider both the written paper and oral presentation at the conference. The substantive contribution,
methods used, literature review and motivation, and quality of
both the written and oral presentation are all important parts of
To enter the contest, please submit the following by July 15, 2021
Dr. Della Lee Sue at: Della.Lee.Sue@marist.edu
a. Author name(s), school affiliation, and class year
b. Undergraduate faculty advisor and contact info
c. Your final paper including abstract in Word or PDF with
the following format for the file name: Last name.first
If your written paper is accepted, you will be notified promptly.
Upon notification of acceptance, please register for the
conference by September 1.