The Youth Economics Initiative is proud to present our 4th Annual EconBowl, in collaboration with the Wen & Yung Family Foundation!

One of the only economics competitions during the fall semester, EconBowl offers high schoolers the chance to compete against other like-minded individuals and apply real world economics knowledge in a fast-paced environment. Represent your high school, compete for glory, and win cash prizes!

Registration for EconBowl has closed. Please email for any further questions.

EB 2022 Recap

Thank you to our 400+ competitors and proctors!

On November 13th, 2022, over 400 competitors applied their economic knowledge and competed virtually for the chance to earn cash prizes and become Champions of the 4th Annual Econbowl. It was amazing to see such passion for economics from all across the world. Whether this is your first time hearing about EconBowl, or if you’re already a seasoned competitor, we look forward to seeing you next November!

Recordings: QuizBowl Round Team Round Individual Track Speaker Seminar

4th Annual EconBowl Podium (Team)

#Team Name
1Eden Prairie High School Team 1
2MV Flex
3God Squad
EconBowl recap
Lindsey Cameron

About the Speaker

Our featured speaker for the Fourth Annual EconBowl is Lindsey Cameron, Assistant Professor of Management in the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Cameron's centers on the future of work, namely how algorithmic management is changing the modern workplace and financial well-being, especially among low and middle wage earners. Professor Cameron’s interactive talk will discuss how algorithms, motivations, and incentives are shaping work in the largest sector of the gig economy, the ride-hailing industry. She even worked as a driver as part of her research! Find out how about life in the drivers' seat and how more than a million drivers work alongside algorithmic managers.

Professor Cameron received a Ph.D. in management at the University of Michigan and her undergraduate degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Harvard College. Her award-winning work has been published in academic journals such as the Organization Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Sciences and featured in numerous media outlets such as the Washington Post, Forbes, and Fast Company.

Cash Prizes

2nd Place
3rd Place
4th Place

Competition Structure

The Written Round

The Exam

During EconBowl, teams of 3-4 will have 60 minutes to collaboratively complete 50 questions. Each team will work together, and team captains will submit one exam on behalf of the entire team.


The top 8 teams

We will invite the top 8 teams of the written round to the QuizBowl tournament. There will be 19 questions, split into non-calculation and calculation problems.

Who will win?

The team with the most questions correct will be champions of this year’s EconBowl!

Preparation Resources

To prepare for EconBowl, we recommend that you check out our custom-designed practice tests (3 total practice sets). For more resources, we’d suggest the YEI curriculum, other AP prep material, or National Economics Challenge sample tests.

If you have any questions, message in the YEI Discord, or email!

This season of Econbowl is sponsored by The Wen & Yung Family Foundation

Wen and Yung Family Foundation+EconBowl

Frequently Asked Questions