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EconHacks 2021

The largest
economics hackathon.

February 13 - 14th

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Welcome to EconHacks

EconHacks is a completely free 24 hours virtual hackathon that fosters hackers to solve problems in the field of economics. People from all over the world will gather around in the teams of 1-4 people and use code to solve some of the economic problems we are facing today, especially during this pandemic.

Beginner Friendly

All middle and high school students are welcomed!
We have various videolists that will be distributed in our chat to enhance participants' skills and assist them throughout the hackathon

Network

Meet people from places all around the world!
Virtual hackathon allows you sit back at home and network with passionate hackers just like you!

Win prizes

Earn the reward for your hard work and get support from our sponsors to continue grow your project after this hackathon!

Learn & Explore

Gain insights and experience from guest speaker series! Our guest speakers have many years of experience in their field of expertise

Schedule

All times are in Pacific Time

February 13th

TBA

Schedule coming soon!

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TBA

Schedule coming soon!

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Themes

To be announced during opening ceremony

Speakers & Judges

JD Schramm

A seasoned communicator and entrepreneur, JD Schramm teaches the theoretical and practical aspects of effective communication as a lecturer in management at Stanford's Graduate School of Business. At Stanford, he has led the development and launch of the Mastery in Communication Initiative to help GSB students improve their mastery of speaking and writing.

Angela Bee Chan

Angela Bee Chan is the Founder and CEO of Hackathons International where its purpose is to educate and create the changemakers of tomorrow. She has participated, mentored, organized and supported almost 500 Hackathons over the past decade. Previously Angela has worked closely with global IT companies and was the Head of Innovation at Schneider Electric Pacific. In her spare time right now, she is #isobaking and enjoys hiking.

FAQ

WHAT IS A HACKATHON?

A hackathon is an event where people gather around for a period of time and work with others to develop projects that helps the society.

WHERE WILL THIS HACKATHON BE HOSTED?

EconHacks 2021 will be hosted virtually on Discord.
More details to be announced!

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

It is 100% free!

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

Anyone from 8th grade - 12th grade (or local equivalent) with a passion of economics!

WHAT CAN I MAKE?

Anything in your preference! Notice that if it is a real life product participants should note it and make specific explanation during submission

DO I NEED TO KNOW HOW TO CODE?

Nope! We have various workshops throughout the hackathon to enhance your coding skills. Additionally, people with economics knowledge could help with other parts of the team other than coding!

Sponsors

Wolfram LanguageStreamYard#HackAUSInterview Cakerepl.itDevfolioVoiceflowInterWebs.Host
TaskadeMatic NetworkPortis by ShapeShiftTezos
RStudio • RStudio is a trademark of RStudio, PBCJetBrainsMagoosh
echoAR
BalsamiqAoPS - Art Of Problem SolvingHack+Make SchoolClickUpBubble.ioLinode

Sponsor our hackathon!

View our prospectus to get more information about our hackathon,
sponsorship tiers & more.

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit — all donations are tax-deductible!

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