INTERNATIONAL
ECONOMICS
OLYMPIAD

The annual competition in economics organized for high
school students. Intended to stimulate the activities
of students interested in economics, business, and finance
by the way of creative problem-solving.
About IEO
International Economics Olympiad is an annual international competition for high school students in the areas of Economics and Finance supported by Eric Maskin, Nobel Prize winner. Participation is free of charge.
IEO Goal
To further Economics and Financial Literacy education
in high schools throughout the world.
IEO Aims
To promote the skills
of adolescents in logical thinking and the creative application of general knowledge
in solving problems
To discover, encourage, unite, challenge and give recognition
to young people who are exceptionally talented in economics, finance and business
To promote awareness of the economics, finance and business
To encourage friendly relations, international understanding among young people interested in economics, finance and business from all countries
To create an opportunity to exchange information about school programs and practices around the world
Main documents
Statute
Syllabus
IEO regulations
parts of the competition
and the rating system
How to participate
For high sсhool
students
  • Find your national competition.
  • Check the Participating Countries section of this website.
  • If your country is on the list, it means that we have a long-term partner there.
  • If your country is not on the list, please contact us via email or the Contact Us form at the bottom of the page. We will be glad to provide the contact information of our partner in your country if we have one.
  • Contact the national organiser to receive information about thenational competition.
  • Study well and win the national competition!
  • Come to the IEO and enjoy the spirit.
For organisations/
institutes
  • Make sure that your organisation can hold an appropriate selection process and support the team (including finding means to cover their travel costs).
  • Appoint a coordinator.
  • Form a team that consists of no more than 5 contestants and 1 or 2 team leaders.
  • Make sure that the contestants have been born less than 20 years before 30 June of the year of IEO
  • Make sure that team leaders speak decent English and are competent in the fields of the IEO.
  • Send the application to our official email. To learn more about the application form, please refer to the relevant Annual Regulations.
  • Wait for the decision of the Executive Board.
To apply for sending a team to the IEO, you will need to provide an application
by filling out an application form and sending it to info@ecolymp.org.
To find application forms as well as criteria for organizations and national competitions,
please proceed to the IEO Application Guideline.
Austria
Coordinator
National competition
Bangladesh
Coordinator
National competition
Belarus
Coordinator
National competition
School League of the Open BSU Olympiad in World Economics
Ghana
Coordinator
National competition
Ghana Economics Olympiad
Greece
Coordinator
National competition
Panhellenic (National) Competition on Economics for High School Students of the Three Final Grades
India
Coordinator
National competition
Iran
Coordinator
National competition
IEO Selective Exam
Ireland
Coordinator
National competition
PDST Young Economist of the Year National Award
Kazakhstan
Coordinator
National competition
National Finance & Economics Olympiad
Kyrgyzstan
Coordinator
National competition
Kyrgyzstan Economics Olympiad
Latvia
Coordinator
National competition
National Economics Olympiad
Malaysia
Coordinator
National competition
Malaysian Economics Olympiad
New Zealand
Coordinator
National competition
Romania
Coordinator
National competition
Olimpíadas da Economia
Russia
Coordinator
National competition
All-Russian Olympiad of School Students in Economics
South Korea
Coordinator
National competition
Korea Economics Olympiad
Shri Lanka
Coordinator
National competition
Sri Lankan Economics Olympiad
Taiwan
Coordinator
National competition
Taiwanese Economics Olympiad
Albania
Coordinator
National competition
Selection Tests for the International Economics
Olympiad 2022
Armenia
Coordinator
National competition
Economics Olympiad Armenia
Australia
Coordinator
National competition
Economics Olympiad Australia
Canada
Coordinator
National competition
Canadian Economics Olympiad
Ecuador
Coordinator
National competition
National Olympiad in Economics, Finance and Business
Thailand
Coordinator
National competition
Thailand Economics Olympiad
Hong Kong
Coordinator
National competition
expokwan@gmail.com
Philip Kwan
Hong Kong Economics Olympiad
IEO Structure
Executive Board
International Board
Board of Trustees
Steering Committee
Ambassadors
Problem Committee
14 members from 12 countries

Responsible for the sustainable development of the IEO, long-term coordination of essential IEO processes and overall monitoring
As of 2021, 57 members from 45 countries

Consists of the EB members as well as Team Leaders of a particular year. Makes the most important and strategic decisions regarding the IEO, including (but not limited to) the general guidelines for the IEO tasks composition and selection of the Host Organizations
9 members from 4 countries

Oversees the communications of the IEO with government organisations, NGOs, and business communities around the world
The Problem Committee is responsible for providing tasks, solutions, and marking schemes for the IEO
People who promote our Olympiad all over the world
Members are appointed by the Host Organization each year

Responsible for organizing all IEO processes and events, including opening and closing ceremonies, rounds of the competition, visa support, logistics and etc
Past IEOs