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A number of Economics majors have been working on independent research projects for the past year. Students who wrote honors or senior theses in the Economics department will present their findings on Monday, May 11 from 10am to 12:30, with a short break for attendees between 11:15 and 11:30 to stretch their legs. All are welcome to attend.

The defense will take place via Zoom. Please email Professor Lindsey Novak @ lindsey.novak@colby.edu for the link.

The students and their thesis titles are:

Alice Gao – The effect of the establishment of subway lines on housing price in Beijing
Adji Seck – Estimating the impact of power outages on the informal economy in Sub-Saharan Africa
Tracy Quan – Mind the Gap: Are equal pay acts effective?
Drew Williamson – Google Search Sentiment and Sector ETF Performance
John Steenrod – After School Programs and Their Effect on Children’s Well-Being
Caroline Dunsby – Naloxone Access and Opioid Use: A Theoretical Analysis
Amanda Schmidt – Diversity, Bias, and Student Outcomes
Paula Jaramillo – Examining Effects of Extreme Weather Variation on Socioemotional Development of Children in Colombia
Chasity McFadden – The Community Choices of Chabad Households: An analysis of decision making with non-price constraints

We hope to see you there!


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