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    Video Contest

    2012 Video Contest

    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.

    Overall winners:

    The First Place ($2,500) winner is:
    Why Good Politics is Bad Economics 2012 Video Contest

    Spenser Lee
    Nathan Lo
    Delaram 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

    Vincent Chen
    Matt D'Agati
    Michelle Goffreda
    Tiffany Perumpail
    Liezl 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

    David Luu
    Riverside Secondary School, Port Coquitlam, BC

    Viewer’s Choice:

    With 730 likes, the Viewer's Choice Award in the post-secondary category is:
    Why Good Politics is Bad Economics

    Manwinder Sidhu
    University of Guelph, Guelph, ON

    With 432 likes, the Viewer's Choice Award in the high school category is:
    Poli-nomics: Choice or Chance

    Jason Chan
    Marco Lai
    Lucien Lu

    Sir 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

    For more information call: 1-800-665-3558 Ext. 526 or email claire.jones@fraserinstitute.org.

    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