2017 - 2018

  • Wed, June 6; 7:00 pm
    ECON Club hosts a movie night. We will be viewing Living on One Dollar, which analyzes a micro-loan system in Guatemala.
  • Fri, June 1; 12:00 pm, BEXL 414
    School of Public Policy Brown Bag Series
    Economics Prof Paul Thompson speaking on "School District Financial Health Information and Electoral Accountability: Evidence from Ohio School Board Elections".
  • Wed, May 16; 11:00 am, BEXL 414
    This week ECON Club will be watching a webinar on cap-and-trade.
  • Fri, May 11; 1:00 pm, BEXL 414
    Omicron Delta Epsilon meeting for conversation on economics topics.
  • Wed, May 9; 10:00 am, BEXL 326
    ECON Club will be discussing the possibilities of blockchain (known for its use with bitcoin) in terms of helping save the rainforests.
  • Wed, May 2, 11:00 am, BEXL 326
    ECON Club will be watching a webinar on the "Economic Impact of Transmission Projects"; webinar starts promptly at 11am. We will also be voting on a movie for our movie night.
  • Wed, Apr 25, 10:00 am, BEXL 326
    ECON Club will be playing an ECON GAME this week. The game presents ideas about the Coase Theorem, which we will discuss afterwards.
  • Fri, Apr 20
    ECON Club and ODE worked with Career Development Center to organize this field trip to businesses in the Willamette Valley. Registration required for attendance as space is limited. This is free, transportation and food will be provided.
  • Wed, Apr 18; 10:00 am, BEXL 414
    The discussion topic this week in ECON Club will be on Trade. We will discuss recent disruptions including tariffs (and potential trade war) with China and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).
  • Tue, Apr 17, 11:00 am, BEXL 326
    OMICRON DELTA EPSILON (ODE) will have their first meeting of Spring term.
  • Wed, Apr 11; 10:00 am, BEXL 326
    ECON Club's first meeting for Spring term.
  • Fri, Mar 16; noon, BEXL 326
    ECON Club and ODE joint host an end-of-term potluck social gathering. This is a great opportunity for casual conversation with ECON profs! New ODE members will be recognized and receive membership certificates.
  • Thur, Mar 1; 11:00 am, BEXL 326
    ECON Club will be holding elections for executive positions. Club will also be tuning in to a webinar presentation from REMI economist Peter Evangelakis, PhD, titled "Digital Currency/Analog Economy - Bitcoin's Impacts".
  • Tue, Feb 27; 5:30 pm, BEXL 326
    ODE hosts Career Development Center guest speaker presenting on looking into and applying for internships, as well as information on jobs in economics.
  • Thur, Feb 22; 11:00 am, BEXL 326
    ECON Club will be playing a simple economics game illustrating the Free Rider Problem and discussing Hardin's concept of the Tragedy of the Commons.
  • Tue, Feb 20; 5:30 pm, BEXL 326
    ODE discusses possible research project.
  • Tue, Feb 13, 2018; 5:30 pm, BEXL 326
    ODE hosts discussion on the current state of the stock market and how inflation/market corrections play a role. Then we move into a discussion on research, possibly restarting last year's project on gender imbalance in college economics.
  • Thur, Feb 8, 2018; 11:00 am, BEXL 414
    ECON Club will be playing a simple economics game and discussing current events again.
  • Tue, Jan 30, 2018; 5:00 pm, BEXL 326
    ODE hosts discussion on current events in economics, including changes in the corporate tax rate and the impact it has had so far. Bring other research or topics you find interesting!
  • Thur, Jan 25, 2018; 11:00 am, BEXL 326
    ECON Club will be discussing Winter event ideas and current events in economics such as network neutrality, cryptocurrency, and the government shutdown.
  • Thur, Jan 18, 2018; 5:00 pm, BEXL 103
    OMICRON DELTA EPSILON will be discussing current events in Econ and planning events for the term.
  • Fri, Dec 1, 2017; 1:00 pm, BEXL 414
    OMICRON DELTA EPSILON and others interested will converse with Aine McCarthy. Students are also highly encouraged to attend Aine's seminar, Fri Dec 1 at 10:00 in BEXL 414.
  • Fri, Dec 1, 2017; 12:00 pm, BEXL 326
    Last ECON Club meeting for the term will be focused on debates! Topics include: legalizing the sale of human organs, minimum wage and income inequality, carbon tax and global warming mitigation, trickle up vs. trickle down, impact of tax deductions on student loans.
  • Fri, Nov 17, 2017; 12:00 pm, BEXL 326
    ECON Club will be planning and setting up debating for the week 10 meeting; topics could include carbon tax/trade, trade agreements, minimum wage, gun laws, voting laws, education funding. We will also discuss some of the economics classes available. 
  • Fri, Nov 3, 2017; 12:00 pm, BEXL 326
    ECON Club hosts guest speaker, Prof Paul Thompson. He will be discussing his research, the courses he teaches, and information concerning graduate school applications.
  • Fri, Nov 3, 2017; 11:00 am; BEXL 402a
    OMICRON DELTA EPSILON will finalize plans for Fall term and discuss future events.
  • Fri, Oct 20, 2017; 11:00 am; BEXL 326
    OMICRON DELTA EPSILON hosts guest speaker, Prof Todd Pugatch, to present his research in labor economics.
  • Thur, Oct 19, 2017; 4:00 pm; BEXL 326
    ECON Club will elect a secretary and treasurer. Then guest speaker, Prof Liz Schroeder, will speak about her research, her work with ODE, econometrics, and the courses she teaches here in Economics.
  • Wed, Oct 4, 2017; 4:00pm; BEXL 326
    ECON Club has first meeting for the term. The time will be spent with introductions, discussion, future meeting plans, and course questions.
  • Tue, Oct 3, 2017; 4:00pm; BEXL 414
    OMICRON DELTA EPSILON has first meeting of the year. We will set our normal Fall meeting day/time and start planning events for Fall and the year.
  • Tue, Sept 19, 2017; 12-2pm; People's Park
    ECON Club and OMICRON DELTA EPSILON joint host an info table for the College of Liberal Arts Welcome BBQ.

2016-2017 ECON Club Events Archive

2015-2016 ECON Club Events Archive