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Gijs Mantel winner of the CBCS Economic Research Award 2022
Willemstad/Philipsburg – Mr. Gijs Mantel, VWO-student at the Vespucci College in Curaçao, was awarded this year’s CBCS Best Economic Research Award for his economic research paper (i.e., profielwerkstuk) titled ‘Restaurant Gouverneur De Rouville’. In his paper, Gijs explored factors which could improve the competitive position of the restaurant on the local market. The jury, chaired by Mr. José Jardim and with Mr. Alberto Romero, Mr. Russel Voges, and Mr. Eric Matto as members, was unanimous in its decision. It particularly appreciated the survey that Mr. Mantel conducted for his paper and said the paper was original and creative in its content. Mr. Mantel presented his main research findings during a special celebration at the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS). He received an award and a money prize of NAf.2,500.-.