National Economics Challenge

Ages:High School

Type:Tournament

Category:economics

Scope:National

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

The National Economics Challenge (NEC) is the nation’s most prestigious high school economics competition. Each year, over 10,500 students across the U.S. participate in the competition. The Challenge recognizes exceptional high school students for their knowledge of economic principles and their ability to apply problem-solving and critical-thinking skills to real-world events.

Competitions are held at the State, National Semi-Final, and National Final levels for high school students in two divisions:

  1. The Adam Smith Division for Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Honors Students.
  2. The David Ricardo Division for students participating for the first time.
Student teams compete in a tournament style program on their knowledge, skills, and ability to work collaboratively to progress through multiple rounds which measure comprehension and application of concepts related to a rapidly changing global economy.

Based on who scores the highest in each round of the tournament.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://councilforeconed.org/national-economics-challenge/

Managing Organization: Council for Economic Education

Contact:


212-730-7007

Entry Fee:

This competition is open to students in High School.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

The National Economics Challenge (NEC) is the nation’s most prestigious high school economics competition. Each year, over 10,500 students across the U.S. participate in the competition. The Challenge recognizes exceptional high school students for their knowledge of economic principles and their ability to apply problem-solving and critical-thinking skills to real-world events.

Process

Competitions are held at the State, National Semi-Final, and National Final levels for high school students in two divisions:
  1. The Adam Smith Division for Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Honors Students.
  2. The David Ricardo Division for students participating for the first time.
Student teams compete in a tournament style program on their knowledge, skills, and ability to work collaboratively to progress through multiple rounds which measure comprehension and application of concepts related to a rapidly changing global economy.

Criteria

Based on who scores the highest in each round of the tournament.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://councilforeconed.org/national-economics-challenge/

Managing Organization: Council for Economic Education

Contact:


212-730-7007

Entry Fee:

This competition is open to students in High School.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.