September 1, 2021
The Ludwig Erhard Foundation is holding a competition in honor of its founder and honorary member Dr. Herbert B. Schmidt.
The competition is aimed at graduates of economics and history faculties in German-speaking countries.
The prize is awarded to bachelor’s and master’s theses that deal with current issues with reference to policy in the sense of Ludwig Erhard and the regulatory school of the social market economy.
will be considered.
The theses should take into account the principles of regulatory economics and provide practical policy recommendations.
The papers should make a concrete contribution to solving current economic policy challenges.
Abstract model considerations, on the other hand, should not be the focus.