Econ Frame 2024

CORE Econ’s photo competition to capture real-world economics in a snapshot.


Capture economics in a snapshot, and win up to £100 in Amazon vouchers

University and high school students are invited to submit a photo that captures an economic concept that is covered in any of the CORE Econ’s ebooks – The Economy 2.0, The Economy 1.0 including translations and adaptations, ESPP, Doing Economics, CORE Insights and Experiencing Economics.

Along with an original photo, they should provide a title and an abstract of up to 150 words explaining how the photo relates to the relevant concept. Group submissions are welcome.

Watch this video which explains the competition with a photo example about the concept of “negative external effects”.

View the winners of Econ Frame 2023.

You can choose to enter the competition in the University category or High school category. The top two submissions from each category will receive an Amazon voucher of £100 and £75 respectively. We are grateful to Mount Royal University for sponsoring the prizes.

In addition to awarding students, we value the role of instructors in creatively incorporating this competition in their teaching of CORE Econ and invite them to share their experience with the CORE Econ Teaching Community, as contributors to our project.

Deadline, submission instructions, and important documents  

The deadline for this competition is Friday 26 April 2024, 11.59pm (UK time).

Enter the competition by:

  1. Downloading and completing the competition form
  2. Submitting it online

Please read the competition’s terms and conditions, which contain all the information you need to know to participate in this competition, including:

  • eligibility,
  • types of photographs allowed,
  • judging criteria.

If you have any questions, please email us at [email protected].

Last updated on 27 November 2023