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CSRI Academy Challenge 2017



The author of the top submission from Stage Two participants

CSRI Meeting 2017

Attend the CSRI Spring Meeting on the "Future of Politics", including private roundtables with the world's leading experts and politicians
in New York, date TBC.

“The Credit Suisse Research Institute is focused on topics that will shape the future of the financial industry in particular and the economy in general. 2016 dealt us a plethora of political surprises. It is fundamental that we listen to and understand the views and ideas of young students and graduates. I am looking forward to exciting contributions from students on the future of politics”

- Urs Rohner
Chairman of the Board of Directors,
Credit Suisse Group AG

CSRI Collaboration

Work together with Credit Suisse experts for two weeks in New York, London, or Zurich to extend your submission into a publication.


Have your final submission published as a stand-alone piece within a CSRI publication.

CSRI Academy

Be invited to join the CSRI Academy and enjoy its exclusive benefits.


Continue to publish your work with the Credit Suisse Research Institute.

Honorable Mentions

The authors of the next 10 best submissions from Stage Two participants.

  • Certificate

    A certificate detailing participation and achievements in the challenge signed by the Credit Suisse Research Institute and the Chairman of the Academic Review Board (ARB).

  • CSRI Academy

    Be part of the CSRI Academy and benefit even more from the Challenge.

  • Co-Author

    Opportunities to co-author papers with the Credit Suisse Research Institute.

Stage 2 Participants

The exclusive set of authors selected to take part in Stage Two (approximately 20).

CSRI Academy

Be invited to the CSRI Academy and enjoy its exclusive benefits.

1:1 Expert Session

Stage 2 participants will be able to work with ARB professors and develop their ideas from Stage 1.

“In these challenging geopolitical times this CSRI Challenge gives smart university-trained talent the opportunity to showcase their skills in an area where thought leadership is much needed.”

- Prof. Simon Evenett
Chairman of the Academic Review Board

CSRI Academy

The Credit Suisse Research Institute Academy is building an exclusive think tank comprising of bright minded students and recent graduates to collaborate with on a broad set of topics offering them outstanding opportunities to engage with renowned thought leaders, be mentored, build their network and develop their career prospects.