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Student Organizations

FED Challenge


Fed Challenge 2014

Fed Challenge Team 2014: (L-R) Ian Krell, Cameron Copland, Kari Caye, Garrett Doyle, and Katy Kembitzky

Every Fall the Department participates in the FED Challenge. The team competes against other college teams at the Chicago Fed with a team on 3 to 5 students who provide a 20 minute presentation on the current economic situation, the outlook for future economic activity. The Fed Challenge Fact Sheet provides more details.  Contact Dr. Crary if you are interested in being considered for a position on the team.



Economics Club

The Economics Club is a student organization at Eastern Michigan University that coordinates with the Economics department and members to widen the scope of economic education to outside of the classroom and to help improve the department at-large.

The mission is to provide extra-curricular opportunities to study, work and network in the field of economics and related fields.

Department Advisor: Dr. Chris Elias

President: Shawn Davies


facebook: EMUECONClub


Omicron Delta Epsilon Honor’s Society

ODE Inductees 2015

Omicron Delta Epsilon 2015 Inductees: (L-R) Maya Brown, Zachary Jones, Nisar Afghan, Aishath Sajny, Charlin Louisy, Michelle Harmon, Gannon LeBlanc, Jessie Yaeger, Dr. James Saunoris, Dr. Mehmet Yaya

Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) is the honor’s society of the Economics Department (ETA Chapter).  The objective of the ODE is to recognize scholastic attainment and honor outstanding achievement in economics. For more information:

See Dr. Mehmet E. Yaya the faculty advisor for the society