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Entries are open for the World Bank’s Competition on the Changing Nature of Work.

As part of this process, the World Bank has launched a competition for university and college students to submit examples of governments, cities, firms, individuals, or any other actor taking advantage of opportunities created by technology and “the future of work”.

Prizes

§  The three best examples will be awarded prizes of $5,000 and be considered for inclusion in the final report.

§  Winners will be announced on October 1, 2018.

Theme

The Theme of this competition is “2019 World Development Report” that studies how the nature of work is changing as a result of advances in technology today.

Rules

§  Participants may submit up to three different examples.

§  Only one prize will be awarded per participant.

§  The total description for each example may be up to 400 words long, including a suggestion as to where in the report the example would best fit.

§  Any subject or style is welcome, though the example should fit within the narrative of the current draft of the report and illustrate the issues discussed.

§  Supporting data, literature, policy documents, weblinks, etc. should be referenced in the description in order for the WDR team to establish the veracity of the example.

§  The competition is open to students from all countries, but entries must be written in English.

§  The judges’ verdict is final.

§  Examples cannot be altered or changed after they have been entered. No correspondence will be entered into once work has been submitted.

§  Any example submitted may be published in the final World Development Report 2019.

Applicants can submit their application via email at the address given on the website.

Deadline: 31 August 2018 For more information, please visit World Bank.