Omicron Delta Epsilon
Omicron Delta Epsilon is an international honor society of economics, one of the world’s largest academic
honor societies. It has over 560 chapters located in the United States, Canada, Australia,
the United Kingdom, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Egypt and France.
Chapter activities vary widely, ranging from invited speakers, group discussions,
dinners, meetings and field trips to special projects such as review sessions and
tutoring for students in economics.
The objectives of Omicron Delta Epsilon are:
- the recognition of scholastic attainment and the honoring of outstanding achievements
- the establishment of closer ties between students and faculty in economics within
colleges and universities, and among colleges and universities;
- the publication of its official journal, The American Economist;
- the sponsoring of panels at professional meetings as well as the Irving Fisher and
Frank W. Taussig competitions.
The minimum requirements for admission for undergraduates are:
- completion of 12 semester hours of economics courses;
- attainment of at least a “B” average in economics courses and an overall “B” average
in all classes;
- students do not have to be economics majors, but must have a genuine interest in economics
in addition to meeting the above requirements.;
- the minimum requirements may be raised by local chapters.
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