Olivet students who choose the concentration in Applied Economics have the opportunity to sit for economic research exams that are benchmarks of economic knowledge.
Students have opportunities to earn certifications that are recognized by Bloomberg Analytics to set their résumés apart from other college graduates. Bloomberg Analytics is the leading global business and financial information and news provider that connects individuals, businesses and governments to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas that shape the business and finance world.
College Fed Challenge
The College Fed Challenge is a competition designed to bring real-world economics into the classroom. Teams play the role of monetary policymakers by analyzing the economy with all information available up to the date of the challenge and make recommendations before the leading economists and Federal Reserve staff. This competition is hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.