First and Last Name/s of Presenters

Dan CohenFollow
Nicole EspositoFollow
Chris TumioFollow

Participation Type

Poster

Title of Poster or Paper

College Fed Challenge

Mentor/s

Professor Gerald McCloghry and Professor Jennifer Trudeau

College

Welch College of Business

Location

University Commons

Start Day/Time

4-21-2017 1:00 PM

End Day/Time

4-21-2017 3:00 PM

Abstract

The College Fed Challenge is a competition designed to learn about real-world economics. Teams of three to five students play the role of monetary policymakers by analyzing economic conditions and recommending a course for monetary policy. The competition consists of two parts. First, a presentation is given to the judges, who are New York Fed economists and staff who are experts on economics and monetary policy. Second, in a brief Q&A session, the judges test the group’s ability to think on their feet. Fed Challenge participants develop analytical skills, create effective presentations, and work as a team. These are valuable skills which will prepare them for success in their academic and professional careers.

College and Major available

Business Economics, Finance

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College Fed Challenge

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The College Fed Challenge is a competition designed to learn about real-world economics. Teams of three to five students play the role of monetary policymakers by analyzing economic conditions and recommending a course for monetary policy. The competition consists of two parts. First, a presentation is given to the judges, who are New York Fed economists and staff who are experts on economics and monetary policy. Second, in a brief Q&A session, the judges test the group’s ability to think on their feet. Fed Challenge participants develop analytical skills, create effective presentations, and work as a team. These are valuable skills which will prepare them for success in their academic and professional careers.

 

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