Monday, November 16, 2015

Marquette University's economics team ranked third among 16 teams in this year's Fed Challenge Competition in Chicago

Updated November 17, 2015 - The Marquette University's Fed Challenge team advanced to the final round of competition. (The first round included 16 universities, including:
Northwestern, University of Chicago, Marquette,  Ball State, Notre Dame, Michigan State,  Central Michigan, DePaul, Eastern Michigan, Grand Valley State, IPFW,  UIC, U Iowa, UW Madison, UW Whitewater, and Carthage College).


Competing against some of the strongest economics programs in the Midwest, the Marquette team (with three AIM students) competed against the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, and Ball State in the final round of the 2015 regional College Fed Challenge at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Northwestern, Chicago, and Marquette ranked first, second and third in the competition.
Team members include: Dustin Hwang, Mike Reardon, Colin Canfield, Sam Davel and Chris Becker. The annual competition tests students' knowledge and understanding of monetary policy. The event attracts universities in the Midwest and the winner goes on to nationals at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. to compete against winners of the other regions.

Special thanks to out to Abdur Chowdhury, Stephen Cole, Thomas Gregg and Jose Zenteno for coaching and helping the team prepare for this year's competition.

Congratulations to Marquette's Fed Challenge Team!

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