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Class of 2016 Honors Students in Economics

By Department of Economics on June 15, 2016

The following eight students from the Class of 2016 have earned the honors designation in the Economics Department after successfully completing their honors thesis (3 of which earned high honors):

Andrew Aicher, “Analyzing the Effects of Variable Performance Based Pay Programs on Productivity: Evidence from a Field Experiment” (Faculty Sponsors: Carolina Castilla and Takao Kato)

Melissa Haller, “The End of the Nuclear Era: An Investigation of Nuclear Decommissioning and its Impacts on US Counties” (Faculty Sponsor: Michael Haines)

Mallory Hart, “Additional Benefits to Sustainability in Higher Education? The Effect of the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment on Undergraduate Admissions Outcomes” (Faculty Sponsor: Michael O’Hara)

Miranda Kornfeld,The Effect of Financial Incentives on Solar Installations” (Faculty Sponsor: Steven Sprick Schuster)

Zachary Lazow,Superstar Effects in Golf Tournaments” (Faculty Sponsor: Takao Kato)

Bradley Miles,Returns to Scale and Regulations” (Faculty Sponsor: Ayse Sapci)

Julia O’Neil,Accession to the World Trade Organization: Sector Level Impacts on the Extensive and Intensive Margins of Trade” (Faculty Sponsor: Chad Sparber)

Anna Schein, “Signals for Foreign Direct Investment in Post-Conflict Economies” (Faculty Sponsor: Dean Scrimgeour)

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