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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.

Regional Organizers – For additional information on regional boundaries see Guidebook


 

Regions

Competition Date
and Location

Contact

Winner

1

October 30th
Roanoke College
Salem, Virginia

Michelle Alexander-Crook
alexander@roanoke.edu

 

University of Virginia

2

October 28th
Towson University
Towson, MD

Matthew Chambers
mchambers@towson.edu

American University

3

October 28th
Elon University
Elon, NC

Jennifer Platania
jplatania@elon.edu

Vitaliy Strohush
vstrohush@elon.edu

Appalachian State University

District Semifinals

November 9th
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Richmond, VA

Yolanda Ferguson

Appalachian State University

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 - Mount St. Mary’s, Emmitsburg, MD
Finalist - James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

National Competition
Winner - Pace University, New York, NY

Press release: UNC-Chapel Hill Wins District College Fed Challenge

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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