National Economics Olympiad 2022
organized by AEclipse and the KVS

Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam

2023 TBD

The Competition

Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam



Founded in 2016, the National Economics Olympiad (NEO) is a problem-solving competition for Bachelor and Master students in Economics, organized by the study association AEclipse and the Royal Dutch Economic Association (KVS) in close collaboration with Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and the Dutch Journal on Policy Economics (ESB). 


Students in teams of three are tasked with solving challenging questions set by professors from different Dutch institutions encompassing topics related to the varied branches of economics. Over a three-hour period, these teams will attempt to solve these questions with the highest scoring team winning a prize of 300 EUR, the second place team 150 EUR, and the third place team 75 EUR. There is a separate prize for the highest scoring team of Bachelor students; being compensated 75 EUR.


For the last edition of the event, the tournament was ran mainly in-person with teams having the option to participate online.




Keynote Speaker

The 6th NEO had a lecture from former chief economist of the Norwegian competition authority, Prof. Kurt Brekke, a renowned expert in the area of pharmaceutical markets.

Audience and Lecturer

In 2022, we had a case study by RBB Economics, consultancy firm focusing solely on competition law matters, giving insights into career opportunities and personal growth int he private market


Have a free drink and snack while interacting with fellow economic students from across the country and professional economists following our keynote lecture and awards ceremoney


Social Drinks

Past Winners

Registration Closed

Registration will open in 2023