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The American Economist

Irving Fisher and Frank W. Taussig Award

Ishuan Li, Vice President of Competitions for Omicron Delta Epsilon, has announced the winners of the Irving Fisher and Frank W. Taussig Article awards for 2016-2017.

The was no winner for the IRVING FISHER award.

The winner of the FRANK W. TAUSSIG competition is Elizabeth Samios of Christopher Newport University. Samios's submission, “The Effectiveness of Alexander Hamilton’s Debt Assumption Plan and the Lasting Effects of His Economic Intervention” is eligible for submission for publication in The American Economist.

Charles Phillips Outstanding Student Leadership Awards

The recipient of the 2016 Student Leadership award was:

Edgar Charmaine Lansangan of California State University - Fullerton
This deserving student received the Charles Phillips OSL medallion and certificate of merit.

There were no nominations for 2017

Read more about Student Awards.


ODE is pleased to welcome to the Executive Board, Dr. J.J. Arias of Georgia College and State University and Dr. Rod Raehsler of Clarion University in the positions of Vice President.

The winner of the 2017 Frank W. Taussig Award is Elizabeth Samios of Christopher Newport University. Her paper, "The Effectiveness of Alexander Hamilton's Debt Assumption Plan and the Lasting Effect of His Economic Intervention," is eligible for submission to the American Economist.

The 2017 Distinguished Advisor Award goes to Dr. Daren Conrad of the University of the West Indies. ODE appreciates Dr. Conrad's dedication to the society, the chapter at UWI, and his students.

Dr. David Colander of Middlebury College was the recipient of the 2017 John R. Commons Award. Dr. Colander delivered the Commons Lecture, "The Scope and Method of Applied Policy Economics: The Courage to Be Utopian," at the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia in early January.

Omicron Delta Epsilon is proud to be a member of ACHS
Association of College Honor Societies