ECONOMICS CLUB AT GEORGIA TECH
The Economics Club at Georgia Tech provides an active forum for the discussion of ideas related to economics and society outside of the classroom. Students of all majors at Georgia Institute of Technology are invited to be a member of this academic, social, and philanthropic organization––an interest in economics is all that is required!
The club sponsors film viewings, guest speakers, museum trips, and other events. Active club members are also invited to Atlanta Economics Club events.
Recent or upcoming events include:
- Film screening of "The Big Short" – To learn more about the 2008 Economic Crisis, the Economics Club at Georgia Tech is sponsoring a film screening and discussion.
- Film screening of "The Bubble" – To learn more about the 2008 Economic Crisis, the Economics Club at Georgia Tech is sponsoring a film screening and discussion.
Past events include:
- Panel discussion “Economic Policies of Presidential Candidates”
- Roundtable on “Student Loans”
2018 - 19 Officers:
President: Anri Sorel
Vice-President: Madeline “Maddy” Furlong
Secretary: Sarah Tinsley
Treasurer: Zachary Humphries
To officially join the organization, please go to https://orgsync.com/login/georgiatech and search for “Economics Club.”
To join the emailing list (Google Group), please use the following link: https://groups.google.com/d/forum/gt-econ-club.
To join the GroupMe, please use the following link: https://groupme.com/join_group/44073438/9vOwJa.
Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE)
Omicron Delta Epsilon is one of the world’s largest academic honor societies. The objectives of Omicron Delta Epsilon are the recognition of scholastic attainment and the honoring of outstanding achievements in economics; the establishment of closer ties between students and faculty in economics within and among colleges and universities; the publication of its official journal, The American Economist; and the sponsoring of panels at professional meetings such as the Irving Fisher and Frank W. Taussig competitions.
Currently, the Georgia Kappa chapter at Georgia Tech has nearly 200 members, with 10-20 new members inducted annually. To be invited, students must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA, be a junior, senior, or MS student, and have completed twelve or more hours of economics coursework.