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Honors Students in Economics for the Class of 2013

By Nicole Simpson on May 20, 2013

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)

Congratulations to all of our graduating seniors!

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