Stories about "College Fed Challenge"
=Economics class sends team to Fed Challenge at Federal Reserve Bank in BostonThe course is “Central Banking and the College Fed Challenge” taught by visiting professor Michael OseiCourse meets Tue-Thur, 11-12:20, Pettigrew 300, The final team will be chosen on 10/31.11:05: Five-person team has moot presentation on Tues, Nov. 5.The team goes to the 2019 Boston Regional Fed Challenge competition at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston on Friday, Nov. 8. Other students will go to Boston and support the team.The team presents their views on the ideal course of U.S. monetary policy and field questions from outside economists. Here is a report containing the class’s views on the current state of the U.S. economy and the outlook as of Oct. 14.If they win, the team will then advance to the National Competition at the Board of Governors in Washington D.C. Heads-up: so a total of 26 teams (23 University/College teams and 3 community colleges) have registered for the competition. Here are the lists:Presenters (5)Jackson DavisRyan RigioneThomas DodgeJonathan NicholsJames MacDonaldSophie Matt (alternate)Espen Wheeler (run slides)Jeff Yang (participant)Ethan Johnson (participant)Chris Bierwirth (driver)
At the College Fed Challenge, Bates students learn about ‘the economy we live in’

Friday, November 8, 2019 9:00 am

At the competition in Boston, students become the Federal Reserve: They analyze the economy, predict the future, and make recommendations for monetary policy.