RBNZ unveils schools monetary policy competition

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand on Wednesday launched its second Monetary Policy Challenge aimed at secondary school economics students. The competition involves teams of students becoming, in effect, central bankers. Participants will need to assess the economic conditions and the outlook for inflation and then prepare advice to the Reserve Bank on what the Official Cash Rate (OCR) should be.

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