Economics Undergraduate Student Organizations

Learn more information on the Department of Economics' five undergraduate student organizations below.

BER   ODE   UME   UEA   UWEB


Berkeley Economic Review (BER)

Berkeley Economic Review is the University of California at Berkeley's premier undergraduate, peer-reviewed, academic economics journal. Founded in 2016, we are a 100% student-run and student-produced nonprofit publication. Our organization exists to provide a forum for students to voice their views on current economic issues and ultimately to foster a community of aspiring economists.

                                Check out the BER Spring 2020 issue: Equilibrium -Issue 4 (May 2020)You can also see previous issues here

 

              

Fall 2020 General Meeting Schedule: Wednesdays, 8:00-9:00 PM (PST)

Contact berkeleyeconreview@gmail.com for more information.


 

Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE)

Omicron Delta Epsilon is one of the world's largest academic honor societies. The objectives of Omicron Delta Epsilon are recognition of scholastic attainment and the honoring of outstanding achievements in economics, as well as the establishment of closer ties between students and faculty within Berkeley's Economics department. We are a student group register with the University of California, Berkeley and university chapter of the Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economics Honor Society, member of the Association of College Honor Societies.

Fall 2020 General Meeting Schedule: Twice a month

Contact ODE Co-Presidents, Kay Huang and Freya Chun, at odeberkeley@gmail.com for more information.


 

Underrepresented Minorities in Economics (UME)

UME wants to foster a community of underrepresented students to take on the issue of diversity directly. We want to boost the presence of Latinx, African American, Native American, and Women in economics, whether in the private sector or academia. Our community will work together to empower each other by providing a safe space to learn economics and a social network to create the best possible opportunities to develop a professional career.

                     

 

Fall 2020 General Meeting Schedule: TBA

Contact President, Emely Bermudez, at ume@ume.berkeley.edu for more information.


 

Undergraduate Economics Association (UEA)

UEA is an Economics Department-sponsored organization dedicated to promoting Economics at Cal. UEA is split up into 2 committees; Professional Affairs Committee, which focuses on professional development, and Academic Affairs Committee, with focuses on current economic research. In addition, we host info sessions with leading companies, professor luncheons, Fed trips, and so much more.

            

Fall 2020 General Meeting Schedule: TBA

Contact ucberkeleyuea@gmail.com for more information.

 


 

Undergraduate Women in Economics at Berkeley (UWEB)

Undergraduate Women in Economics at Berkeley is a young organization dedicated to increasing diversity and women representation, and to fostering a sense of community. Our beginning derive from the Undergraduate Women in Economics Challenge posited by Harvard Professor, Claudia Goldin, to increase the representation in Economics. We strive to do our part not only on the UC Berkeley campus but as part of this nationwide community.

We welcome everyone to join our organization regardless of experience with economics. All that is required to be considered a UWEB members an interest in economics and a commitment to equal representation within the field. To be considered an active general member for 2019-2020, you must fill out our general member interest survey here. UWEB strives to be as inclusive as possible, meaning that not only do we accept all majors and genders, but also allow members to join at any point in the smeester. If you have any questions regarding membership, or what UWEB is all about, please reach out to any of our officers or message our Facebook page!

          

Fall 2020 General Meeting Schedule: Tuesdays 6-7:30pm (PST), every other week. Follow our Facebook page for event updates!

Contact UWEB president at uweb@uweb.berkeley.edu for more information.


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