Rybczynski Prize essays

This prestigious award, established in memory of Tadeusz Rybczynski, a distinguished economist and Chairman of the Society, is awarded for the best piece of writing in business economics in the year.



Posted: 25 May 2018

2017/18 Rybczynksi Prize Essay

Big Data is changing how consumer markets work

James Plunkett

Posted: 01 December 2017

2016/17 Rybczynski Prize Essay

Health spending: it’s not just about ageing

Mirko Licchetta, Office for Budget Responsibility
Michal Stelmach, Office for Budget Responsibility

Posted: 01 July 2016

2015/16 Rybczynski Prize Essay

Labour power sets the neutral real rate

Toby Nangle, Global Co-Head of Asset Allocation, Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Posted: 26 May 2015

2014/15 Rybczynski Prize Essay

How To See Into The Future

Tim Harford, Economist and Journalist

Posted: 01 January 2014

2013/14 Rybczynski Prize Essay

Just Deserts? Risk, Reward and Incentives in Criminal Justice

Ian Mulheirn, Director of Consulting, Oxford Economics

Posted: 01 January 2013

2012/13 Rybczynski Prize Essay

Navigating the New Era of Public Debt Build‑ups

José Ursúa, Goldman Sachs

Posted: 01 January 2012

2011/12 Rybczynski Prize Essay

Samuel Tombs, Senior UK Economist, Capital Economics

Posted: 01 January 2011

2010/11 Rybczynski Prize Essay

Spare a thought for spare capacity

George Buckley, Chief UK Economist, Deutsche Bank

Posted: 01 January 2010

2009/10 Rybczynski Prize Essay

The unbearable lightness of balance sheets: An analysis for the eurozone corporate sector

Marco Annunziata, UniCredit MB
Loredana Federico, UniCredit MB
Davide Stroppa, UniCredit MB

Posted: 01 January 2009

2008/09 Rybczynski Prize Essay

Japanese lessons for an Anglo Saxon banking crisis