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Sinaran students win Nottingham-World Bank economics essay

Published on: Monday, September 19, 2022

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Grace (centre) and Agnes (right) receiving their award from Dr. Yasuhiko Matsuda (Country Manager, World Bank Malaysia).

Kota Kinabalu: Sinaran Institute students Grace Wong Szee En and Agnes Lim Hai Thong have won first prize in the 2022 Nottingham-World Bank Economics Essay Competition as joint authors. and the World Bank Group’s Center for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Finance in Malaysia has been the co-host since 2021. The competition aims to engage pre-university and secondary school students in Malaysia to explore contemporary economic issues. There were 81 entries this year.


The topic was: “Why is climate change a problem in Malaysia?” What climate change mitigation and adaptation measures would you suggest to the government? Discuss.” Grace and Agnes touched on how climate change is affecting the Malaysian economy and the effectiveness of existing government policies to address climate change. This was followed by recommendations. Grace said the competition helped them not only tap into their writing skills but, more importantly, recognize and recognize the pressing issue of climate change in Malaysia.


Their professor of economics, Johnson James Chin is very honored to guide them for this competition. Their winning essay can be read via the Nottingham-World Bank Economics Essay 2022 website at:
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