Want to Earn $400K? Fix the Euro Zone
UK prize will reward best solution
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 16, 2011 4:56 PM CST
Can you fix the euro zone mess? The job pays handsomely.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Econ majors, dust off those textbooks. If you can come up with the best way to help the euro zone through its current mess by the end of January, you earn $400,000. That's the reward being offered by British CEO Simon Wolfson as part of the Wolfson Economics Prize, reports Business Insider. More specifically, you have to spell out how one or more countries might leave the euro in orderly fashion. The contest is aimed at top-notch academics and economists but open to all. More details here. Or click here to see the judges you'll need to schmooze.