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Oeconomica welcomes students of all majors, backgrounds, and interests. Our cohorts and general meetings assume no prior knowledge and are structured to help students grow regardless of their background.  Even if you cannot come to all the general meetings, we welcome you to participate in the events you are interested in and engage with us when you can. 


Time Commitment: ~2 hours a week (meeting times vary depending on cohort leader availability)

Skill-Level: None/Beginner

Application: Applications for this year’s cohorts will open after our info session. 


Time Commitment: ~1 hour per quarter (Flexible) 

Skill-Level: None/Beginner 

Application: Sign-ups will close October 8th at 11:59 pm

General Meetings

Time commitment: 1 hour a week (these meetings are not required and you can pick and choose the ones you attend) 

Skill-Level: None/Beginner 

No application

Econometrics Game

Time Commitment: ~18 hours (Don’t worry it is only over two weekends) 

Skill-Level: Intermediate/Advanced (Economics core curriculum and econometrics strongly recommended) 

Application:  Applications will open later in the year and require you to sign up with a team of 4 students.  UChicago teams are required to compete in a preliminary round.

American Economics Association Conference

Time Commitment: 1 weekend in January

Skill-level: Advanced (thesis-writers and cohort leaders given preference)

Applications will open in late October. Check back then for details and subscribe to our listhost to receive updates then!

BFI Undergraduate Panel

Time Commitment: 1-2 hours per week 

Skill-level: Intermediate/Advanced (Economics core curriculum and econometrics recommended) 

No application