We are pleased to announce the winners of the Fraser Institute’s 2012 Student Video Contest which explored the topic “Why Good Politics is Bad Economics.”
Sponsored by The Lotte and John Hecht Memorial Foundation.
The First Place ($2,500) winner is:Why Good Politics is Bad Economics 2012 Video Contest
Creator(s): Spenser LeeNathan LoDelaram A. Yazdi Hugh Boyd Secondary School, Richmond, BC
The Second Place ($1,500) winner is:Fraser Institute Video Contest: 3 Reasons why Good Politics is Bad Economics
Creator(s): Vincent ChenMatt D'Agati Michelle GoffredaTiffany PerumpailLiezl Puzon Rohit Ramachandran Melody Tashjian High Technology High School, New Jersey, USA
The Third Place ($1,000) winner is:Self Interest in Politics and the Economy - Why Good Politics is Bad Economics
Creator(s): David LuuRiverside Secondary School, Port Coquitlam, BC
With 730 likes, the Viewer's Choice Award in the post-secondary category is:Why Good Politics is Bad Economics
Creator(s): Manwinder SidhuUniversity of Guelph, Guelph, ON
With 432 likes, the Viewer's Choice Award in the high school category is:Poli-nomics: Choice or Chance
Creator(s): Jason Chan Marco Lai Lucien LuSir Winston Churchill Secondary School, Vancouver, BC
2012 Judging:Our panel of judges determined the award winners based on their understanding of the topic and economics, the strength of their argument, clear expression of ideas, production values and originality. Videos were also assessed on their fulfillment of the concept paper.
Video Contest Application Rules
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Watch winning videos from previous years.
2011 Student Video Contest
Natural Disasters: The Economics of Aid and Recovery
2010 Student Video Contest
The Nanny State: Is Government Regulation Threatening Your Personal Freedom?
2009 Student Video Contest
What is the Appropriate Role of the Government in the Economy?
2008 Student Video Contest
Incentives matter: Fixing Health Care in Canada