Jong Rabo

Auteur: Jessica White, Bestuur

The Future Markets Consultation invites students and young scholars to submit their ideas on a sustainable and just market economy for Europe in the shape of an essay. A prize is available in three categories: (1) bachelor students, (2) master & PhD students and (3) young scholars until 35 years.

What we are looking for

The length of your essay should be at most 3,500 words including notes and references. Your essay should be aimed at an educated, yet non-academic public. A preference will be given to essays that do not just analyze the current situation, but also suggest ways to move forward.

What happens to your essay

All essays will be taken into account as input for the final report of the Future Markets Consultation. A selection of the best essays will be published on both the consultation website and on the Moral Markets portal.

Essay topics

You can write an essay on any topic relevant to the consultation, including but certainly not limited to:

  • Markets, government, civil society
  • The role of finance or financial institutions & sustainability
  • The mix of global & local, smart globalisation
  • The potential for cooperatives
  • Stimulating sustainable growth
  • True pricing
  • Beating poverty, improve human wellbeing

For more suggestions for relevant topics, please check our website.

Deadline: 3 January 2021

For information on the jury, their criteria & how to submit: 

Essay Contest 'The Future of Capitalism in Europe

"Mijn lidmaatschap bij Jong Rabo was een bijzonder grote meerwaarde in mijn Rabobankcarrière.
De door mij gevolgde activiteiten bij Jong Rabo waren altijd energizing”

Femke Oude Geerdink – Voormalig Commissielid Jong Rabo