Class of 2014 Distinction in Economics

Shannon Cordes3

Shannon Cordes

Independent Research Project

Stuck in the Middle:
The Substitution Effect of Digital Technology
on Middle Skilled Jobs
Econ 398: Labor Market Crisis, Professor Steve Soderlind

Rebecca Gobel

Vaccination Exemption in Minnesota:
An Econometric Analysis
Econ 385: Econometrics, Professor Anthony Becker

The Importance in Understanding Greed
Econ 247: History of Economic Thought, Professor Paul Wojick

Monetary Policy Strategies and the Great Recession in the United States Econ 374: Money & Banking, Professor Paul Wojick

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Duy Ha 3

Duy Ha

The Gravity Approach and Vietnam’s Trade Dynamics:
Period: 1995-2010
Econ 385: Econometrics, Professor Anthony Becker

Economic Development Successes and Challenges in Costa Rica:
Income Inequalities and Poverty
Econ 382: Economic Development, Professor David Schodt

China’s Currency Misalignment:
Validity, Impacts, and Possible Measures
Econ 374: Money & Banking, Professor Paul Wojick

Mark C. Lee

The Impact of Monetary Policy on Asset Price Volatility:
Implications for Policy Decisions
Econ 374: Money & Banking, Professor Paul Wojick

Impact of Payer Competition on Health Insurance Premiums
Econ 371: Public Policy, Professor Judge

A Behavioral Approach to Understanding Mortgage Defaults
Econ 372: Behavioral Economics, Professor Ashley Hodgson

 

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Jane Meyer

Jane E. Meyer

The Decline in Japanese Fertility:An Economic Analysis into the Increasing “Price” of Marriage amid Rigid Gender Roles
Econ 238: Economic Development of Japan, Professor Dalgaard

The Deterrent Effect of State Excise Taxes on Youth Smoking:
Pushing the Camel towards Extinction?
Econ 371: Public Policy, Professor Judge

Raising Effective Tax Rates to the Close the Budget Deficit:
An Economic, Empirical, and Ethical Analysis
Econ 376: Labor Economics, Professor Mark Pernecky

Apoorva Pasricha

Micro-Finance: A Utopian Solution for Poverty Alleviation?
Econ 374: Money & Banking, Professor Paul Wojick

Effect of Income Inequality on Violent and Property Crime in Chicago: An Analysis of 805 Census Tracts
Econ 371: Public Policy, Professor Judge

Capability Deprivation in Bangladesh:
Dimensions and Indicators for Poverty Evaluation
Economics of Developing Countries, University of Oxford
Professor Gisela Robles Aguilar

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Ryan Peterson

Ryan Peterson

Modeling Macroeconomic Interdependence:
A Vector Autoregressive Approach
Econ 385: Econometrics, Professor Anthony Becker

Anonymity, Lewdness, and Aggression
Econ 372: Behavioral Economics, Professor Ashley Hodgson

Why Apply? Trends and Key Associations Affecting the Number of College Applicants
Statistics 316: Advanced Statistical Modeling
Professor Katherine Ziegler-Graham

 

Kelly Tomera

Should The Affordable Care Act Be Adopted in Minnesota?
A Historical Analysis of the Effect of Medicaid Expansion
Econ 385: Econometrics, Professor Anthony Becker

Combating Obesity in America- Fat Tax Is Not the Way To Go
Econ 245: Healthcare Economics, Professor Ashley Hodgson

Should The U.S. Adopt A Cashless Economy?
A Detailed Analysis into the Social, Economic, and Behavioral Implications of such a Policy Change
Econ 374: Money & Banking, Professor Paul Wojick

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Connor Wray

Connor Wray

Econometricv Analysis of Asymmetric Effects in the Labor Market
Econ 385: Econometrics, Professor Anthony Becker

Japan’s Ageing Labor Force: Effects of Productivity and GDP
Econ 238: Economic Development of Japan, Professor Dalgaard

Say’s Law:
An Econometric Analysis of the Famous Self Equilibrating Mechanism”
Econ 374: Money & Banking, Professor Paul Wojick