The Econ Games 2022 Conference

We are excited to announce that the 2022 conference will be held in-person at the University of Kentucky on March 24-25th, 2022. Participating universities can build a team up to a maximum of 20 students. Each university team will be accompanied by one faculty advisor. Stay tuned for updates on our data sponsor.

Register Your Teams

The Econ Games 2022

Tentative Agenda *EST time

March 24th

11am Check in and registration

12-2pm Team Building

3-4pm Keynote speaker

4pm Data Drop

4-10pm Team work *Dinner provided to students

 

March 25th

9am Team check-in and breakfast

10-3pm Team work *Lunch provided to students

3-4pm First round of judging

4-5pm Final round of judging 

5:30pm- Announcement of winners and closing remarks

6-8pm Networking reception

Register Your Teams

Program overview

Each university will have atleast one team participate in the Data Challenge. Our Corporate data partner will present students with a data set and a real-world data question. Each team will clean and analyze the data. They will be tasked to present their findings to a panel of judges. Each team will be judged on their ability to communicate effectively, the quality of their presentation, and their ability to provide the business with solutions. 

Students have the opportunity to…

  • apply what they learned in the classroom and to apply it to a real-world problem
  • sharpen their data analytic skills
  • receive valuable feedback from leading corporate/government executives
  • resume booster
  • opportunity of an internship "for a day"
  • gain recognition and win money!

Incentives matter here at The Econ Games. We are happy that our sponsors, STATA, UK Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise and the NKU Center for Economic Education are providing prize money to the top 3 teams!

First $1,500

Second $1,000

Third $500

Role of Faculty Advisors

Each participating university is required to have at least one faculty advisor. The role of the advisor is as follows

1. Serve as The Econ Games liaison at their university. Attend monthly conference calls. 

2. Recruit students and submit registration.

3. Accompany students to the conference.

Cost

$100 per student

Admission fees are an investment in student development and to ENGAGE the next generation of economists!

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Sponsors

We are grateful for our sponsors and partners

Northern Kentucky University Center for Economic Education

University of Kentucky Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise

Stata

 

Accommodations

Each university is responsible for securing their own accommodation in Lexington, Kentucky. If you need help or have questions contact the event team. 

 

Hotel with special rate:

Springhill Suites Lexington Near the University of Kentucky

Address: 863 South Broadway, Lexington, KY 40504

Conference Rate: $119 per night

Dates available: 03/23, 03/24 and 03/25

 

Additional Hotel Suggestions 

Campus (5-10 min walk)

Holiday Inn Express (Link)

Downtown (20 min walk)

Lexington Marriott City Center (Link)

Residence Inn Lexington City Center (Link)