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College Fed Challenge

College Fed Challenge

The College Fed Challenge competition challenges students to present their analysis of economic conditions and recommend an appropriate course for monetary policy.

Teams in the Fifth Federal Reserve District compete at regional competitions organized and hosted by participating colleges and universities. The top team from each regional competition advances to participate in a semi-final competition round at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. The semi-final competition winner moves on to compete in the finalist competition at the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C.

2015 Competition

Round

Location

Competition
Date

Organizer/Contact

Region 1

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business, Richmond, VA

November 14, 2015

Philip Heap
James Madison University
540-568-3031

Oleg Korenok
Virginia Commonwealth University
804-828-3183

Region 2

Towson University
Towson, Md.

October 30, 2015
Towson University
410-704-3576

Region 3

University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C.  

October 30, 2015
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
919-966-5378

Semi-final

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Richmond, Va.

November 20, 2015
Education Department

Final

Board of Governors
Washington, D.C.

December 2, 2015
Education Department

Participants Resources

These resources will help you prepare for the Fed Challenge competition.

Fifth District Competition

Winner - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Finalist - American University, Washington, DC
Finalist - Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

National Competition
Winner - Pace University, New York, NY

Fifth District Competition

Winner - James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Finalist - American University, Washington, DC
Finalist - Elon University, Elon, N.C.

National Competition
Winner - Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass.

Fifth District Competition

Winner - American University, Washington, DC

Finalist - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Finalist - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

National Competition
Winner - Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.

Fifth District Competition

Winner - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Finalist - Loyola University, Baltimore, Md.
Finalist - Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Va.

National Competition
Winner - Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass.

Fifth District Competition

Winner - Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.

Finalist - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Finalist - Mount St. Mary's University, Emmitsburg, Md.

National Competition
Winner - Bentley University, Waltham, Mass.

Fifth District Competition

Winner - Lafayette College, Easton, Pa.

Finalist - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Finalist - James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

National Competition
Winner - Lafayette College, Easton, Pa.

Additional Resources

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