The Department of Economics, Stamford University Bangladesh has accomplished the Economics Essay Writing Contest 2016. The undergraduate and post-graduate students of the department have participated in the contest. The contest is organized to (1) enrich students’ knowledge on socio-economic issues as well as critical thinking, (2) improve writing skills, and (3) present an issue in a structured and logical way. The essay submission of the first round of the contest was closed on 26th November 2016 and ten contestants had qualified for the final round. In the final round, each contestant has participated in a written examination on 14th January 2017. The top three contestants will be awarded certificate and prize money. The prize giving ceremony will be held at the end of this month at the department premise.