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Fiscal Challenge Competition Grows

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The Fiscal Challenge is a national competition wherein teams of students devise and defend their plans for putting the U.S. on a sustainable fiscal path. Founded by Professor Mike Aguilar and graduate student Danny Soques in 2012, the goals of the competition … Continued

Carolina Economics Club

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The Carolina Economics Club (CEC) at the University of North Carolina works to create a venue for students to explore economics outside their traditional coursework and also to network with their peers, alumni, prospective employers and professors. This is accomplished … Continued

Fed Reserve Challenge Team is Runner-up in DC

Friday, January 8, 2016

The UNC Fed Challenge team took its act on the road last December, and came in second in the nation in the annual inter-university competition in monetary policy design. Each year at UNC, a team of three to five students undertakes research … Continued

The Fed Challenge Team Advances to National Competition in DC

Friday, December 19, 2014

The College Fed Challenge is an annual inter-university competition in monetary policy design. At UNC, a team of three to five students undertakes research and data analysis under faculty supervision. They design their proposed monetary policy, and then travel to … Continued

The Fiscal Challenge

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

  How would you reduce the national debt (as a share of gross domestic product) by 10 percentage points in 10 years? The Economics Department asked this question of our undergraduates on campus in  September 2013.  We also invited them … Continued

The Fed Challenge Team Goes to Washington

Thursday, February 21, 2013

The 2011 Fed Challenge team accomplished an unprecedented feat for UNC Economics – making it to the National competition in Washington, D.C.  The victory in the Charlotte Branch was the fifth year in a row, and the team once again … Continued