Academic journal article The Reserve Bank of New Zealand Bulletin

Saint Kentigern College Wins Reserve Bank Economics Challenge: 24 August 2006

Academic journal article The Reserve Bank of New Zealand Bulletin

Saint Kentigern College Wins Reserve Bank Economics Challenge: 24 August 2006

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Seventy-two schools, spanning the length of New Zealand from Springbank School in Kerikeri to Invercargill's Southland Girls' High School, entered this year's Reserve Bank Monetary Policy Challenge (MPC). Then teams from 43 schools met the challenge in regional competitions held in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.

Today, Auckland based Saint Kentigern College students Neeharika Chowdhary, Lisa Li, Han Chen, Tom Devereux and Jonathan Spence won the National Final of the MPC held at the Reserve Bank in Wellington.

Burnside High School (Christchurch) were placed second Hutt Valley High School (Wellington) were third, and John McGlashan College (Dunedin) and Hillcrest High School, (Hamilton) received distinction awards.

Grant Spencer, Head of Economics and Assistant Governor at the Reserve Bank and the Challenge's head judge, was impressed with the overall standard of the teams and their knowledge of economic concepts.

The MPC is designed to expand Year 11-13 economics students' understanding of monetary policy. Like economists working in the Reserve Bank, the teams analysed the economy and inflation forecasts. …

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