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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 2015-2016.

The winner of the IRVING FISHER award is Bibek Adhikari of Tulane University (now assistant professor at Illinois State University-Normal). Adhikari's submission was "When Does Introducing a Value Added Tax Increase Economic Efficiency?"

The winner of the FRANK W. TAUSSIG competition is Benny Goldman of Macalester College. Goldman's submission, "The War on Error: An Estimation of Air Strike Efficacy and Boomerang Effects," is eligible for submission for publication in The American Economist.

Charles Phillips Outstanding Student Leadership Awards

The recipient of the 2016 Student Leadership award is:

Edgar Charmaine Lansangan of California State University - Fullerton

This deserving student received the Charles Phillips OSL medallion and certificate of merit.

Read more about Student Awards.


REMINDER: As of July 1, 2017, membership fees will increase to $40. Please download and use new forms from the ODE website and destroy all old forms to ensure fee payments are correct and to prevent delays in processing applications.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Nominations will be accepted until August 31, 2017 for the Distinguished Advisor award, recognizing service to ODE. Nominations are accepted from ODE chapter officers, economics faculty, and department chairs or deans. Self-nominations are accepted with a letter of support from the department chair or dean.

Two positions as vice-presidents will be open on the ODE Executive Board in the 2018 elections. Nominations will be accepted until August 31, 2017 and should be sent to the Nominations Committee chaired by ODE Executive President Alan Grant: [email protected]. New officers will be voted on during the Biennial Convention held during the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia in January 2018.

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