A success of participation and prizes in the celebration of the "XIV Madrid Economic Olympiad" of 2023

Posted by Juan Pedro Muñoz Miguel


The Faculty of Economics and Business Sciences of the URJC has been represented by the Dean of the Faculty, Miguel Cuerdo Mir and, the Coordinator of the Olympics in the Faculty, Guadalupe Rico


The Madrid Economics Olympiad constitutes the Local Phase of the Spanish Economics Olympiad within the Community of Madrid; jointly organized by the Autonomous University of Madrid, the Rey Juan Carlos University, the Complutense University of Madrid, the University of Alcalá and the Carlos III University of Madrid. 

The XIV Madrid Economic Olympiad was held on March 25, 2023 simultaneously in each of the five venues -one per organizing university-. This test was attended by students who were in the 2nd year of Baccalaureate during the 2022-23 academic year in Secondary Education Centers of the Community of Madrid; as well as centers in provinces bordering Madrid, attached to Madrid Universities for the purposes of the university entrance exam. In this edition, a total of 1.261 students belonging to one hundred and fifty-four Colleges and Institutes of Higher Education participated. 


The awards ceremony was held at the Ramón Areces Foundation in Madrid, on May 10, 2023, with the presence of representatives of the Universities and private and public sponsors that contribute to the celebration of the event. In this act, the fifteen best students and their teachers who, finally, have represented the Community of Madrid in the final phase of the Spanish Olympiad, held at the University of Seville, between June 19 and 21, were awarded. 2023. 


The event also rewards the Secondary Education Center that presents the best team of students, five best students who obtain the highest average grade. In addition, the first thirty classified students obtain an exemption from paying the registration fee for the first year in Bachelor's degrees from any of the five Faculties that, on behalf of their respective Universities, organize the Olympiad. 


In the words of Professor Guadalupe Rico, coordinator of the event at the Faculty of Economics and Business Sciences of the URJC, “The XIV National Economics Olympiad has been a great success for the team of students representing the Community of Madrid”. Finally, the National Edition in which one hundred thirty-four students belonging to forty-five different faculties have participated, has awarded three prizes to students belonging to Madrid Universities among the ten winners:  5th place awarded to Beltran Martin of the San Saturio College, who will be part of the Spanish team that will represent us at the International Economics Olympiad, 6th place awarded to Javier Chavarria of the Fomento Los Olmos School and finally, 8th place awarded to Diego Rull of the IES San Juan BautistaThe Faculty of Economics and Business Sciences wishes to congratulate all the participants and winners of the event and, likewise, wishes that the growing success that year after year is revealed in the event continues in the future.

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