Senior Thesis and Capstone Project from 2022
Boyle, Amelia Does Gender Impact Price? The Effect of Third-Degree Price Discrimination in Personal Care and Adult Clothing Products
Rook, Austin Driving Factors: The Effects of State Tax Incentives on the Market Penetration of Electric Vehicles
Senior Thesis and Capstone Project from 2020
Aytac, Deniz Our Temptation for Benjamins: Can framing spending habits allow us to overcome present bias?
Chen, Zhiyang Stock Market Reactions to U.S. - China Trade War News and Trump’s Tweets
DeMasi, Kieran The Impact of a California Clean Air Regulation on Infant Birth Weight: The Case for a Check Engine Light
Elizabeth, Horgan Does Marriage Have a Differential Effect on the Career Path of Men and Women?
Kojima, Hannah The Flattening of Japan’s Phillips Curve: An Unemployment Rate Analysis
Miller-Gonzalez, Alissa Estimating the role of question framing in contingent valuation: a study of business owners’ willingness to pay for increased conservation in the Great Barrier Reef region
Park, Seung Min The Relationship between Energy Consumption (Renewable and Non-renewable) and Economic Growth in Northeast Asia
Pogostin, Alana S. An Examination of the Potential Impact of Multi-Use Trails on Housing Prices and Gentrification
Senoglu, Berk How Does Syrian Immigration Affect Informal Labor Market in the Different Regions of Turkey?
Ugarte, Inigo Interest Rate Setting Behavior in the Philippines
Vanasse, Sam The Impact of Photovoltaic Solar Panels on High- and Low-Income Areas
Zhang, Xinyi (Denny) The Effect of Cutting Unemployment Compensation Duration on Unemployment Rate and Wages
Senior Thesis and Capstone Project from 2019
Anderson, Spencer NFL Betting Market Efficiency: Finding a Profitable Betting Strategy
Arora, Prachee The Effect of An Increase in Minimum Wages on Gender
Austin, Conor Assessing the Relationships between Economic Output and Energy Consumption, Energy Efficiency, and Renewable Energy Consumption for Twelve Southeast Asia and Oceania Nations
Benneyan, Hadley The Impact of Snowfall on Home Prices: A Study of Northeastern Ski Resort Towns
Berish, Jacob Is Projection Bias Present within a General Manager’s Decision-Making Process within Major League Baseball (MLB)?
Bernhofen, Sonja What Impact does Education and Undergraduate Degree Field Have on Earnings?
Blauvelt, William Universal Basic Income and Its Effect on the Capital to Labor Ratio
Budsey, Julia No Child Left Behind: The Education Policy’s Impact on the Incidence on Crime in the Unites States
Cai, Xiyu Labor Migration in China: How Families Affect Migrant Workers
Campbell, Quentin Building Performance and Energy Star Ratings in Commercial Office Space
Caplan, Ari Examining the Impact of Consolidated Ownership on Ticket Pricing in the Ski Industry: A Hedonic Price Model
Carey, Isabel Punitive Profit: An Analysis of Privatization and Prisons as Engines of Economic
Chen, Yijun Tobacco Taxation and Cigarette Consumption: Do Cigarette Tax Hikes Reduce Smoking Participation and Cigarette Consumption?
Durrant, Terence IT Depends: The Maturity of Cultural Economics and Its Public Policy Debates
Erickson, James Achieving Genuine Progress: An Exploration of the Well-being Increasing and Decreasing Components of Economic Activity
Geiger, Patrick The Effect of California's Open Carry Ban on Gun-Related Homicides
Hammel, Max The Nordic Gender Equality Paradox: The Effect of Social Expenditure on Occupational Segregation
Hammond, Damian The Number 80: A Simple Score or a Reference Point for DIII College Golfers
Henning, Nicholas Stock Buybacks and Innovation: An Analysis of the Effects of Share Repurchases on Research & Development Expenditures
Hu, Yanyun How Will the More Stringent Building Energy Codes Affect the Housing Price: A Case Study in Thornton and Westminster in Colorado
Islar, Zoe Measuring the Sexual Orientation Wage Gap within Racial Groups
Jaehnert, Carissa The Impact of Universal Motorcycle Helmet Regulation on Deceased Organ Donors
Jiang, Hongzhan When More Is Worse: Different Product Types And Choice Overload
Kim, Jaeyeon Neighborhood Effects on Economic Outcomes of Youths
Kula, Owen Aquaculture as a Method to Insulate Fishery Markets from Oil Spill Shocks
Lehrecke, Noah The Need for Weed: Role of Investor Attention in The North American Cannabis Industry
Lenoyr, Ivan The Impact of Foreign Assistance on Migration
Maier, Dennis Different or the Same? The Spillover Effects of U.S. Monetary Policy and Determinants of Portfolio Capital Inflows to Emerging and Frontier Economies: Evidence from Emerging Europe
Ma, Lirong Stock Market Reactions to Corporate Apologies: Evidence from Chemical Disasters
Mushasha, Hatoon What is the Impact of Pricing Gun Violence on Support for Gun Control Organizations?
Po, Lucas An Empirical Analysis of Debt/GDP+ Ratios
Powell, Ross Market Manipulation and a Case for the Further Regulation of Social Media and the Finance Industry
Qi, Tiantong The Power of Big Companies? A Hedonic Pricing Approach of Estimating the Impact of Amazon Inc. to the Local Housing Market
Rupkus, Edvinas Compliment or Substitute? Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Alcohol Consumption
Song, Minxiu The Effects of Unemployment Insurance Benefits on the Behaviors of Displaced Workers
Ta, Chase The Effect of Chinese Foreign Direct Investment on Economic Growth in the Asian Region
Wang, Yuxin Partial Effect of Absolute Income and Comparison Income on Happiness in China and Indonesia
Yiljep, Dakpe Determinants of Renewable Energy in West Africa
You, Changhao The Relation Between Regulatory Policy and Stem Cell Industry
Zheng, Qianxi Would Uber Help to Reduce Traffic Congestion?
Zheng, Yuehao Examining the Employment Effect of Minimum Wage Increase for Major Race and Ethnicity Groups
Zhou, Chenyu Student-Advisor Matching and Ph.D. Job Market Outcomes
Zhou, Kun Machine Learning in Economics: Case Study of Tipping Behavior in Taxicab Industry
Senior Thesis and Capstone Project from 2018
Acosta, Edson Examining the Impact of Chronic Illnesses on Household Poverty Using Social Selection Theory
Ahmed, Zayan Impact of International Trade on Unemployment in the United States
Antiles, Ilana Horizontal Merger Antitrust Enforcement at the DOJ: A Closer Look From 2005-2015
Chen, Yuanding Impact of NFL Players’ Off-field Misconduct on Sponsorship Returns
Dolma, Woeser Examining Political, Environmental and Economic Determinants of Refugee Flows from Mainland China to North and South Countries
Fan, Sijia Stock Market Reactions to Industrial Disasters: Evidence from Incident Firms and Their Competitors
Fronte, Nicholas An Empirical Analysis of the Contract Year Phenomenon in the National Football League
Goldberg, Charles FDI and Economic Growth: A Case Study From China and Africa
Greene, Brianna How Does BMI Affect Productivity in the Workforce? An Exploration of Active and Sedentary Roles in the U.S. Population
Lapinski, Paul No Hablo Inglés: Language and Skill Upgrading in Mexican Migration
Likhi, Kalika Does Inflation Targeting Matter for Economic Growth During Global Financial Crises? Evidence from Emerging Economies
Li, Yizhe The Effect of Globalization on Educational Attainment
Louchheim, Benjamin Luxury Tax and Competitive Balance in the NBA
Manditch, Erik Can Economic Moats Provide Investors With a Competitive Advantage?
Mani, Shankar NFL Betting Market Efficiency: A Closer Look at the Final Day of Betting
McDonnell, Brendon The Impact of the Minimum Wage on Employment and Hours Worked for the Young and Low-Educated: An Analysis of the United States’ North East
McElgunn, John Consumer Awareness of Electric Vehicles and Global Purchasing Patterns
McWharter, Nicholas Bitcoin and Volatility: Does the Media Play a Role?
Miah, Mohammed Does a State’s Gun Control Legislation Significantly Influence the Number of Violent Crimes?
Moran Guerrero, Genesis Renting in Urban United States: Examining Determinants of Rent Prices across Metropolitan Areas
Muhire Nshuti, Alexia The Impact of Climate Change on Agricultural productivity in the Eastern African Community
Paine, Mercy Mo’ Money Mo’ Points: World Cup Skiing Success in Relationship to GDP Per Capita, Population, and Snowfall
Poplawski, Byron The Effects of the European Central Bank’s Public Sector Purchase Program on Eurozone Unemployment Rates
Reed, Erik The Short, Medium, and Long-Term Growth Effects of a Natural Disaster on Economies within the Ring of Fire
Roehlkepartain, Eli Anti-Transgender Hate Speech and Hate Crime: A Ten-Year Analysis of the Relationship Between Local Attitudes and Violent Hate Crime
Rudman, Benjamin Should We Stay or Should We Go? Investigating the Impacts of Intervention on Post-War Development
Silgardo, Erin Keep America Great: The Effect of the H-1B Visa on the STEM Sector
Timmons, Sean How Do Changes in Medicare, Specifically The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, Affect Hospital Reimbursement?
Tizard, Henry Shirking and Remaining Years on Players’ Contracts in Major League Baseball
Tremblay-McGaw, Alexandra An Examination of Homelessness and Mental Illness: The Argument for Better Affordable Housing Policy
Warner, Joseph The Value of Bitcoin: A Closer Look at How Investor Attention Affects the Value of Bitcoin
Warnock, Ryan The Effect of Injuries on Player and Team Performance: An Empirical Analysis of the Production Function in the National Hockey League
Zhu, Yutong Estimate the Impact of External Factors on College Decision Making Process for International Student. An Empirical Approach
Zindi, Fortune Does Mobile Phone Usage Boost Productivity in Developing Countries?
Senior Thesis and Capstone Project from 2017
Al-Asaad, Abd-Alrahman Finance, Financial Services, and Economics Growth How Does the Size of the Financial Sector and Different Types of Financial Services Impact Economic Growth?
Alija, Argent What We Have and What We Can’t Have: Analyzing the Endowment Effect and Choice Restriction on Consumer Choice
Allen, Benjamin Changes in Profitability for Primary Dealers since the Financial Crisis
Baez, Dayana Understanding the Relationship between Unemployment and Happiness: How Healthcare Efficiency Plays a Role in Life Satisfaction
Benner, Everett Cultural Acceptance of Digitalization and Growth of an Economy: A Comparison of East and West Germany
Boney-Gill, Akil Can Loan Descriptions Predict the Funding Probability in a Peer to Peer Lending Platform?
Cermak, Vavrinec Can Bitcoin Become a Viable Alternative to Fiat Currencies? An Empirical Analysis of Bitcoin’s Volatility Based on a GARCH Model
Dasgupta, Daniel The Overlooked Element: An Empirical Analysis of Team Chemistry and Winning Percentage in Major League Baseball
Elstein, Julia How Classical Economic Theory Fails to Explain the Gender Wage Gap, and How Sociology Fills That Gap