Class of 2017 Honors Students in Economics

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The following 10 students from the Class of 2017 have earned the honors designation in the economics department after successfully completing their honors thesis (two of which earned high honors):

Annie Conway

The Impact of Charter School Laws Strength on School Closures
(Faculty Sponsor: Yang Song)

Emily Gu

The International Transmission of the US Monetary Policy Shock
(Faculty Sponsor: Richard Higgins)

Gina Joseph

The effects of India’s Panchayati Raj Institutions on child marriage
(Faculty Sponsor: Carolina Castilla)

Troy Kelly

Effects of TV Contracts on NBA Salaries
(Faculty Sponsor: Benjamin Anderson and Carolina Castilla)

Meagan Klebanoff

Analyzing the Effect of the Common Fisheries Policy on the UK’s Fishing Industry: Better with Brexit?
(Faculty Sponsor: Bob Turner)

Kayla Oliver

Accounting for Hysteresis: Incorporating Invariant Output Targeting into the Three Equation Model
(Faculty Sponsor: Tom Michl and Carolina Castilla)

Santa Ramirez Rijo

Effects of Violence Prevention and Attention Units on prevalence and perceptions of intimate partner violence in the Dominican Republic
(Faculty Sponsor: Carolina Castilla)

Ieva Steponaviciute

Carbon Pricing in Input and Export Markets: Multinational Firms and Carbon Leakage using Bernard et al’s Model of Global Firms
(Faculty Sponsor: Bob Turner and Richard Klotz)

Irene Zhao

The Role of Money in a Real Business Cycle in an Open Economy
(Faculty Sponsor: Richard Higgins)

Zoe Zhong

Gender Differences in Risk Attitudes: Is Culture Relevant?
(Faculty Sponsor: Carolina Castilla and Yang Song)