Economics

In the 2007-2008 academic year the Economics Department began awarding one level of Honors to student research projects. The projects listed below have been defended successfully, and a copy of the highlighted titles has been deposited in Swem Library.

Key:
  • Student, "Thesis" (Honors level)
    Committee Chair + Other Committee Members
2016-17
2015-16
2014-15

2013-14
2012-13
2011-12
2010-11
2009-10
2008-09
2007-08
  • Luke Godwin-Jones, "Augmented Pivotal Mechanism" (Honors)
    Donald Campbell + Sarah Stafford, Charles Johnson
  • Matthew Hanson, "The Economics of Roadside Bombs" (Honors)
    Carlisle Moody + Martin Schmidt, Phillip De Camp
  • You-Suk Kim, "Optimal Frequency of Introducing a New Edition of a Textbook and the Structure of the Secondhand Market" (Honors)
    Donald Campbell + Robert Archibald, Rex Kincaid (defended December 2007)
  • Lauren Merrill, "Strategy-Proofness on the Condorcet Domain" (Honors)
    Donald Campbell + Carlisle Moody, Larry Evans
2006-07
  • Lauren Childers, "Knowledge of Wealth Inequality in Two-Person One-Shot Bargaining Games" (High Honors)
    Lisa Anderson + Jennifer Mellor, David Philips
  • Keith Klovers, "Estimating the Effects of Transit on Residential Property Values: The Case of the Portland MAX System" (Highest Honors)
    Alfredo Pereira + Will Hausman, Larry Evans
  • Ryan Lema, "Are Class Size Reductions Effective? A Look at Returns to School Resources in Texas" (Honors)
    Robert Archibald + Scott Nelson, Eric Jensen
2005-06
  • Paul Charpentier
    David Feldman + Eric Jensen, Berhanu Abegaz, Charles Johnson
  • Francis DiTraglia, "Experimental Public Goods in Prague and Williamsburg: An International Comparison" (Highest Honors)
    Jeffrey Gerlach + Lisa Anderson, Michael Trosset
  • Harrison Killefer, "The Tiger Effect: An Empirical Analysis of How One Athlete Changed the Face of Golf" (Honors)
    Martin Schmidt + Don Campbell, James Armstrong
  • Daniel Kuehn, "Downstream Trade and the Vertical Structure of the Domestica Market: Evidence from the Steel Industry" (Honors)
    Clyde Haulman + Sarah Stafford, Eric Jensen, Dee Royster
  • Kevin Park, "The Fourteenth Colony: An Economic History of Nova Scotia during the American Revolution and its Aftermath, 1760-1815" (High Honors)
    William Hausman + Sarah Stafford, Clay Clemens
2004-05
  • Bonnie Queen
    Rob Hicks + Clyde Haulman, Rob Hicks
  • Amanda Young
    Jeffrey Gerlach + Clyde Haulman, Richard Hynes