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Honors Students in Economics for the Class of 2012

By Nicole Simpson on May 20, 2012

The following seven students from the Class of 2013 have earned the honors designation in the Economics Department after successfully completing their honors thesis:

Carolyn Fox, “Direct Household Rebound Effect for Electricity Consumption in the U.S.: Implications for Energy Conservation Policy,” (Faculty sponsor: Michael O’Hara)

Nikolas Furnald, “The Impact of Age on Baseball Players’ Performance,” (Faculty sponsor: Michael O’Hara)

Christine Hebert, “The Exogenous Effect of Corn Prices on Beef Prices in the U.S. Using R&D as an Instrumental Variable,” (Faculty sponsor: Ben Anderson)

Mark Nasca, “Quantitative Easing and the American Economy: How Saving is Saving Us From Inflation,” (Faculty sponsor: Felicia Ionescu)

Eleanor Schmidt, “The Effect of Women’s Intrahousehold Bargaining Power on Child Health Outcomes in Bangladesh.” (Faculty sponsor: Neha Raykar, Jay Mandle)

Travis Steele, “European Financial Integration: The Quantitative Impact of the Euro on Financial Integration.” (Faculty sponsor: Dean Scrimgeour)

Zachary Lin Zhao, “Appreciating the Third Wheel: Optimal Exchange Rate Response of Input Suppliers in a Trilateral Trade Model,” (Faculty sponsor: Piyush Chandra)


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