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Dutch school boy takes on top economists to solve euro crisis

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An 11-year-old Dutch school boy has been awarded a €100 prize for his efforts in an international competition for top economists to prepare a contingency plan for a break-up of the eurozone.

The committee organising the Wolfson Economics Prize said Jurre Hermans was the youngest person to compete.

Jurre, whose father translated his entry, decided to enter the competition after watching children’s news show Jeugdjournaal, and because of his concern about the eurozone crisis.

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