EconBowl

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 will close on November 9, 2022 at 11:59 PST (UTC−8). The competition will be held on November 12, 2022

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Competition Info

Date

November 12th, 2022

Times

  • 9:00am - 12pm PST, Written Round
  • 4:00pm - 5:30pm PST, QuizBowl

Location

For accessibility, this will be held virtually on Zoom!

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.

QuizBowl

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!
Lindsey Cameron

About the Speaker

Our feature 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.

Agenda

Time (PST)DescriptionEdit
9:00 amEvent Begins
9:10 amOpening Ceremony
9:25 amQ&A
9:45 amTesting Begins
11:00 amSpeaker Seminar
12:00 pmAward Ceremony
4:00 - 5:30 pmQuizBowl & Award Ceremony

Cash Prizes

Champion
$
2nd Place
$
3rd Place
$
4th Place
$

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 events@theyei.org!

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

Wen and Yung Family Foundation+EconBowl

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