Majors and minors may receive one or more of the following awards and honors each year.
The Theodore M. Wood Prize for the best essay in economics, written for any economics course.
The Minnie Zeid Memorial Prize awarded to the graduating male and female economics majors who have achieved the highest cumulative grade average in economics.
The Jacob J. Miller Prize, awarded to a member of the junior class who has shown distinction in the fields of economics or business. This prize is awarded in alternate turns with the Business Department.
Omicron Delta Epsilon The International Honor Society In Economics aims to recognize outstanding achievement in economics and to establish closer ties between economics students and faculty. Active chapters of ODE sponsor panels at professional meeting, invited speakers, group discussions and field trips. Information on admission requirements is available from the Economics Department office.
Theodore M. Wood Prize - Hailey Eichner - Class of 2014
"Analysis of Child Gender Discrimination Based on Adults' Comsumption Patterns: Microdate Evidence from China and Vietnam" Dr. Feridoon Koohi Kamali, Yichun Liu, Class of 2014, and Phuong Nguyen, Class of 2014.
"Measuring Child Poverty by the Rothbarth Scales: Estimates for an Urban Chinese East Coast Province" Dr. Feridoon Koohi Kamali and Yibin Liu, Class of 2015.
"U.S. Multidemsional Poverty by Race and Motherhood: Evidence from Pennsylvania Census Data" Dr. Feridoon Koohi-Kamali and Ran Liu, Class of 2013.