Omicron Delta Epsilon

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; the establishment of closer ties between students and faculty in economics within colleges and universities, and among colleges and universities; the publication of its official journal, The American Economist, and sponsoring of panels at professional meetings as well as the Irving Fisher and Frank W. Taussig competitions.


  • To confer distinction for high scholastic achievement in economics.
  • To stimulate and promote student interest in all aspects of economics.
  • To publish an official journal to be entitled The American Economist.
  • To sponsor the Fisher-Taussig Award Competitions.