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The American Economist

Faculty Advisor Newsletter

Biennial Convention
John R. Commons Award
ODE  Display Booth at ASSA
ODE Distinguished Advisor Award
Invited Student Session at ASSA 
Faculty Reception at ASSA
Central Office Location
Graduation Cords, Stoles and Medallions
Membership forms

Biennial Convention

The next Biennial Convention will be held during the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia in 2018. Chapters are invited to attend and encouranged to vote on the slate of officers for the ODE Executive Board for 2018-2020, which will take place at that meeting.

John R. Commons Award

The 2016 Commons Award was presented to PAUL ROMER of New York University at the 2016 Commons Lecture during the ASSA meetings in San Francisco. The next Commons Award and Lecture will be at the Biennial Convention in 2018, in conjunction with the ASSA meetings in January 2018 in Philadelphia.

ODE  Display Booth at ASSA

ODE will again be represented at the annual meeting of ASSA in Philadelphia in January 2018.   Please come visit our booth.

ODE  Distinguished Advisor Award

ODE will again present the Distinguished Advisor Award for outstanding work with ODE in 2018. Nominations (including self-nominations) are currently being called for and will be accepted until August 31, 2017.

Below: The recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Advisor Award was presented to Dr. David Chaplin for his outstanding work with ODE and the chapter at Northwest Nazarene University. Dr Chaplin said, " I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the Executive Board of ODE. This recognition will be a source of pride for myself and the Delta Chapter of Idaho here at Northwest Nazarene University for many years to come."

ODE Faculty Advisor Reception

An ODE Faculty Advisor Reception was held during the ASSA meetings in Chicago, allowing chapter advisors to meet the Board and other advisors and exchanges ideas. We invite all chapter advisors to join us in Philadelphia in January 2018.

Invited Student Session at ASSA 

          The ODE Invited Graduate Student Session in Chicago in January was exceptional. Four graduate students presented and discussed papers in this session, presided over by ODE VP and President-Elect Stacey Jones. Papers and Presenter/Discussants were: "The Effects of Dating Violence during Adolescence on Educational Attainment and Labor Market Outcomes" - Jacqueline Strenio, University of Utah;" Valuing Carbon Abatement Benefits of Intermittent Renewable Energy" - Miguel Castro, Michigan State University; "Foreign Direct Investment and Intellectual Property Protection in Developing Countries" -Michael A. Klein, Indiana University; and "The Impact of Health Insurance on Heart Attack Outcomes" - Rachel G. Childers, University of Kansas.

Central Office Location

    When mailing materials to the central office in Fairhope, AL, the address is:

        ODE
        PO Box 2096,
        Fairhope, AL 36533

    For UPS and FedEx, the physical address is 19 S. Summit St., No. 9, Fairhope, AL 36532.

Graduation Cords, Stoles and Medallions

    GRADUATION CORDS
    The Central Office has graduation cords (royal and gold) available.  The cost is $10.00 for a set sent to one location.  For multiple cords sent to the same location, the prices are:

         2-20    $9.00 each
         > 20    $8.00 each
        

    GRADUATION STOLES
    We offer gold stoles with royal blue screen printing.  On one end of the stole is the ODE key with the word HONORS on the other end.  The cost of the stoles is $20 for one.  For multiple stoles sent to the same address the prices are:

         2-10    $19.00
         > 10    $18.00

    GRADUATION MEDALLIONS
    The Medallions are bronze with a basel around the outside and the ODE key in the middle.  They are on blue ribbon.  The cost of these is $40.00.

    If you would like to order any of these items for your ODE members for graduation, please let us know.   

Membership forms

    New membership forms are available for download with the correct prices for dues and for the jewelry and plaques.  Please destroy all obsolete forms. Use of these forms may result in underpayment, which can delay processing.  We no longer provide 2-part forms. All forms should be downloaded from the website. Send us one copy and keep a copy for your files. 
     
     

   
Announcements

ODE Superstars

ODE is pleased to announce the winners of the annual paper competitions. The winner of the Irving Fisher Award for 2016 is Bibek Adhikari of Tulane University (now assistant professor at Illinois State University-Normal). The winner of the Frank W. Taussig undergraduate award is Benny Goldman of Macalester College.

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 at

[email protected]. New officers will be voted on during the Biennial Convention held during the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia in January 2018.

Deadlines

February 1, 2017

Deadline for nominations for Charles Phillips Outstanding Student Leader Award, which provides recognition to students who assume active leadership roles in their ODE chapters. Up to three winners are chosen to receive ODE Honor Medallions. Faculty advisors are encouraged to nominate deserving students in their chapters.

April 30, 2017

Chapter reporting form  is due - Return this form to the Central Office. Information given to us in this form will be posted on this website in Chapter News. Any outstanding grant reports for 2016 grants should be received no later than this date as well.

The deadline for proposals for Chapter Project Grants for the fall of 2017 is April 30. Please read and follow grant guidelines.

June 1, 2017

DEADLINE EXTENDED

The May 15, 2017 deadline for submitting forms to present papers at the Graduate Student Session in Philadelphia in January 2018 at the Allied Social Sciences Association meeting has been extended until June 1.

In January 2018, Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) will sponsor a graduate-student session at the annual meeting of the Allied Social Science Association in Philadelphia. This session, which is sponsored jointly by ODE and the AEA, will include three or four papers, each with a presenter and a discussant. ODE invites submissions from all fields of economics. This session will likely feature papers from a variety of fields unless a common theme arises from the submissions.

ODE invites submissions from all graduate students. Papers chosen for this session are eligible for submission to The American Economist and automatically entered into ODE's Irving Fisher Graduate Article Competition. Moreover, graduate students who are members of ODE are eligible for Benjamin M. Friedman Travel Awards. Each award reimburses documented-travel and lodging expenses up to $500. Membership in ODE must be confirmed by a letter from a Chapter Advisor.

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