Economics Undergraduate Student Organizations

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


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.


General Meeting Schedule: Wednesdays from 8:00pm-9:00pm

Contact 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.

General Meeting Schedule: Twice a month

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


Students of Color in Economics (SoCE)

SoCE wants to harvest 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.

Contact VP of Internal Affairs, Omar Morales, at 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.


General Meeting Schedule: Every Thursday 7:00pm-8:30pm, Evans 648

Contact 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  at 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!


General Meeting Schedule: Tuesdays from 7:00pm-8:30pm. We have occasional events in addition to the Tuesday schedule, so follow our Facebook page for event updates!

Contact UWEB president at for more information.

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