MINSK, 15 May (BelTA) – A team of the Faculty of Economics of Belarusian State University (BSU) won the international olympiad in analytical economics and economic forecasting that was held at the BSU on 14 May, BelTA learned from the BSU press service.
The team of the Saint Petersburg State University of Economics placed second, and the team of Russian Technological University rounded out the top three. Students of Derzhavin Tambov State University and the Armenian State University of Economics received special awards from the jury for their creative approach.
All in all, the final of the olympiad featured 14 teams from Belarus, Russia, and Armenia. The participants had to solve problems in economic forecasting, optimization, modeling of economic processes, and marketing analytics as well as present results of their research projects. The teams will be judged by their answers and the quality of their presentations.
Winners and participants of the olympiad were presented with diplomas and presents from the BSU.
The international olympiad in analytical economics and economic forecasting was held for the seventh time. Its aim is to stimulate students' interest in economic subjects, support talented youth, and encourage their creativity.
The organizer was the Faculty of Economics of the BSU.