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The American Economist

Faculty Advisor Newsletter

Biennial Convention
John R. Commons Award
ODE  Display Booth at ASSA
ODE Distinguished Advisor Award
Invited Student Session at ASSA 
Faculty Reception at ASSA
Academic Year 2012-2013 Fee
Central Office Location
Graduation Cords, Stoles and Medallions
Membership forms

Biennial Convention

The next Biennial Convention will be held during the ASSA meetings in San Francisco in 2016. Chapters are invited to attend and encouranged to vote on the slate of officers for the ODE Executive Board for 2016-2018, which will take place at that meeting.

John R. Commons Award

The 2016 Commons Award will be announced and presented at the 2016 Commons Lecture during the ASSA meetings in San Francisco.

ODE  Display Booth at ASSA

ODE will again be represented at the annual meeting of ASSA in San Francisco in January 2016.   Please come visit our booth.

ODE  Distinguished Advisor Award

ODE will again present the Distinguished Advisor Award for outstanding work with ODE in 2016. Nominations (including self-nominations) are currently being called for and will be accepted until August 31, 2015.

Below: ODE President Kathryn Nantz presented Dr. Rod Raehsler of Clarion University wit the 2014 Distinguished Advisor Award for his outstanding work with ODE and the Clarion chapter.

ODE Faculty Advisor Reception

An ODE Faculty Advisor Reception was held during the ASSA meetings in Boston, allowing chapter advisors to meet the Board and other advisors and exchanges ideas. We invite all chapter advisors to join us in San Francisco in January 2016.

Below: Paul Grimes (left) and Michael Szenberg (right) congratulate the recipients of the 2014 Michael Szenberg Prize for the best article published in the American Economist in 2014 to Bichaka Fayissa and Anca Traian (Middle Tennessee State University) for “Estimation of a Health Production Function: Evidence from East-European Countries.”

Invited Student Session at ASSA 

          The ODE Invited Graduate Student Session in Boston in January was exceptional. Four graduate students presented and discussed papers in this session, presided over by ODE VP and President-Elect, Alan Grant. Presenter/Discussants were Trey Trosper, Lingxiao Zhao, and Jia Wang of the University of Oklhoma; and Lyudmyla Kompaniyets of Washington State University. The next Graduate Student Session will be in San Francisco in January 2016.

Price Increases for 2015-2016

Beginning July 1 2015, all gold clad (Kase) jewelry items will increase from $20 to $25; 10K gold jewelry items are being discontinued. The cost of medallions will be $40.00, and stoles will increase to $20. For all merchandise, the price shown includes standard shipping. Students and advisors can order any of these items online using PayPal.

Central Office Location

    When mailing materials to the central office in Fairhope, AL, the address is:

        ODE
        PO Box 2096,
        Fairhope, AL 36533

    For UPS and FedEx, the physical address is 19 S. Summit St., No. 9, Fairhope, AL 36532.

Graduation Cords, Stoles and Medallions

    GRADUATION CORDS
    The Central Office has graduation cords (royal and gold) available.  The cost is $10.00 for a set sent to one location.  For multiple cords sent to the same location, the prices are:

         2-20    $9.00 each
         > 20    $8.00 each
        

    GRADUATION STOLES
    We offer gold stoles with royal blue screen printing.  On one end of the stole is the ODE key with the word HONORS on the other end.  The cost of the stoles will be $20 for one.  For multiple stoles sent to the same address the prices will be:

         2-10    $19.00
         > 10    $18.00

    GRADUATION MEDALLIONS
    The Medallions are bronze with a basel around the outside and the ODE key in the middle.  They are on blue ribbon.  The cost of these will increase to $40.00.

    If you would like to order any of these items for your ODE members for graduation, please let us know.   

Membership forms

    New membership forms are available for download with the correct prices for dues and for the jewelry and plaques.  Please destroy all obsolete forms. Use of these forms may result in underpayment, which can delay processing.  We no longer provide 2-part forms. All forms should be downloaded from the website. Send us one copy and keep a copy for your files. 
     
     

   
Announcements
Omicron Delta Epsilon congratulates the winner of the 2014 Frank W. Taussig Article Award, Dieu Linh Nguyen. Dieu, of Agnes Scott College, was awarded $1,000 for the entry, "Effects of Minimum Wages on Teenage Childbearing in the United States: Evidence from 1984 to 2004." The Agnes Scott chapter of ODE was awarded $200 in Dieu's name. Honorable mention was awarded to Daniel Diebler of Washington University and Alexander Evans of Villanova University. The deadline for the next Taussig competition and the Fisher competition is August 1, 2015.

The 2014 Michael Szenberg Prize was presented to Bichaka Fayissa and Anca Traian (Middle Tennessee State University) for "Estimation of a Health Production Function: Evidence from East-European Countries" at the advisor reception in Boston in conjunction with the 2015 ASSA meetings. The Szenberg prize recognizes the best article published in the American Economist for the year.

Deadlines:

February 1 is the deadline for submitting the Chuck Phillips Outstanding Student Leader nomination form An email or this form should be sent to the Central Office or to Stacey Jones, Vice-president of Competitions if you wish to nominate an ODE member for this award.

April 30, 2015: Deadline for submitting the following:

 1) Chapter reporting form - Return this form to the Central Office. Information given to us in this form will be posted on this website.
 2) Proposals for chapter project grants for the fall of 2015.

May 15, 2015: Deadline for submitting the form to present papers at the Graduate Student Session in San Francisco in January 2016 at the Allied Social Sciences Association meeting.

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