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Hayley Carter: Excellence in the classroom and on the court

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Hayley Carter graduated on 14 May with her undergraduate degree in Economics, and (as usual) she was multitasking.  She didn’t want to miss her commencement in Kenan Stadium or the reception for Economics Department graduates.  However, the UNC Women’s Tennis Team … Continued

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

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