QC Economics

UPCOMING EVENTS

Simon School of Business, University of Rochester will be visiting on Monday February 1st. There will be a group information session at 12:15 pm in PH 333. There will also be one-on-one appointments with admissions officers. Students interested in the One-on-One appointments should send their resumes to Prof. Luc Marest at luc.marest@qc.cuny.edu.

Sponsored by Economics and Business Club


Fed Challenge Fall 2016

Register for ECON 391 in spring 2016 to prepare for that challenge.
Pre-requisite is ECON 101 and ECON 102
With minimum GPA 3.0

It is an excellent opportunity for adding experience in your resume, acquiring in-depth knowledge in economics and finance and preparing for interviews. The Fed Challenge is a competition between colleges and it is organized by the Federal Reserve. We are looking for motivated students that will graduate in December 2016 or later to participate.

It is open also to all other students interested in doing research in monetary theory and policy. It will be an excellent opportunity to improve your knowledge for interviews: the role of the Federal Reserve is crucial in financial markets.

You can always come to see me, Luc Marest, at PH306H to talk about it and register.

ECON 391: Special Problems. Topic: Monetary Theory and Policy (tailored for Fed Challenge). 3 credits

Schedule: Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:15am to 10:30am.
Instructor: Luc Marest
Contact: luc.marest@qc.cuny.edu
Office: PH306H

Fed Challenge
It is organized by the Federal Reserve annually. Each college has a team of 3 to 5 students (undergraduate students). Each team presents for 15 minutes an update of the current macroeconomic situation, make a forecast, and provide a monetary policy recommendation in front of a panel of judges. It is followed by a 15 minutes questions and answers session.
The first round occurs late October - early November in a district level. The final round takes place early December at the national level.

For more information about the challenge, you can go to:
http://www.newyorkfed.org/education/fedchallenge_college.html


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