The judges will be judging the proposals for and selecting the finalists from Stage 1 and the winner from Stage 2 based on the following criteria.
√ Could you see this as a real administrative action that could be implemented today?
√ Is the proposal targeting the most appropriate office or institution?
√ Have the most important stakeholders been identified and their influence on the prospects and shape of the proposal properly captured?
Innovation and Creativity (20%)
√ To what extent is this a novel solution?
√ If this idea, or a version of it has been tried before, has the team outlined how their current proposal is different?
Impact and Scale (20%)
√ Has this proposal appropriately captured the consequences of the status quo?
√ How large is the potential impact of the idea in both the short-term and long-term?
Quality of Benefit-Cost Analysis (20%)
√ Have the most salient benefits and cost been identified?
√ Was it clear how the valuation of each of the benefits and costs were estimated? Are they sensible?
√ Were the benefits and costs presented in such a way that the distributional consequences to stakeholder were evident?
Clarity and Conciseness of Writing and Presentation (10%)
We encourage you to carefully review your proposal and presentation to make sure that it addresses all of these aspects.