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ECONOTHON'17 - Competition at LSE, Pakistan - Registration Deadline: Feb 17, 2017

Dear students,

We are pleased to share with you that Lahore School of Economics (LSE) has invited us to nominate students for ECONOTHON'17. It is the first flagship national event of Lahore School of Economics Society(LSES).

ECONOTHON'17 promotes analytical thinking about economics beyond textbooks. It tests students through a series of team rounds on Economics knowledge as well as recent economic events, history, and applications in a wide variety of fields such as development economics, macroeconomics and political economy. Participants are expected to apply their knowledge in real life scenarios and experience how economic policies are devised.

Registration Link: https://goo.gl/forms/dDTspzPyMt4j9iMM2
IBA Registration Deadline: Friday, February 17, 2017 (12noon)
Event Dates: February 25, 2017 and February 26, 2017

Students will participate in teams of 3 and two teams will be nominated by IBA. Winning team will receive cash prize of PKR 30,000 along with the winner's trophy (separate for school and university teams).

LSE will provide accommodation and transport from hotel to event and return for outstation teams. Rooms will be allotted on first-come first-served basis. Meal and tea will be served to all participants on both days.

Econothon will have the following activities (separate for school and university teams):
- Quiz (paper MCQs): Questions regarding microeconomics, macroeconomics and Pakistan economy
- Quiz (Buzzer Round): Questions regarding Economics
- Brain Pop: Describing and evaluating different graphs used in economics
- Picto-word: An impromptu response/talk on the picture/scenario shown
- Crises Game: Parliamentary style debate on economic
- There will be a social event with live Qawali on 25th February,2017

In case of any concern, please feel free to contact us.

Kind regards,
Shehreena