The following nine students from the Class of 2013 have earned the honors designation in the Economics Department after successfully completing their honors thesis (three of which earned high honors):
Noah Bacine, “Binge Drinking and Behavior: Non-Standard Preferences and Decision-Making among College Students” (Faculty sponsor: Carolina Castilla)
William Betz, “The Effects of International Migration on the Well-Being of Native Populations” (Faculty sponsor: Nicole Simpson). High Honors.
Jake Caldwell, “Estimating the wage differential for the incidence of rising costs of employer-sponsored health insurance” (Faculty sponsor: Jyoti Khanna)
Ahmad Emad, “Effects of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act on changes in rural household consumption patterns in India,” (Faculty sponsor: Carolina Castilla). High Honors.
Srikar Gullapalli, “Analyzing the Relationship Between Inflation and Growth: Policy Implications for Central Banks” (Faculty spnsor: Tom Michl)
Katherine Hele, “Does Central Bank Policy Benefit the Good or the Bad? The Impact of ECB Announcements on Bank Balance Sheets During the Financial Crisis” (faculty sponsor: Matt Jaremski). High Honors.
Alison Margolis, “With wealth comes good health: The study of health care in rural and urban areas” (Faculty sponsor: Jyoti Khanna).
Anantha Natalegawa, “The effects of personality and pay-scheme on group identity and group interaction” (Facutly sponsor: Takao Kato)
Steven Xu, “Effects of the introduction of advanced statistical analysis methods on the predictive power of sports betting markets,” (Faculty Sponsor: Benjamin Anderson)