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Economics Honors Symposium

April 16, 2009, BRB 1.118, 5:00 p.m.

Posted: April 13, 2009

The University of Texas at Austin
Department of Economics
Honors Symposium 2009

April 16th, 2009
Bernard and Audre Rapoport Building 1.118
Refreshments in BRB Commons

Refreshments 5:00 – 5:30


SESSION I from 5:30-6:30 Moderator TBA

Jordan Frisby
"The Political Economy of Land Reform in Zimbabwe"
(Dr. Valerie Bencivenga)

Alex Karjeker
"Effects of Higher Education Policy on Inequality in Graduation Rates"
(Dr. Helen Schneider)

Huda Silat
"Seigniorage Revenue and Monetary Unions"
(Dr. Beatrix Paal)

Break--Refreshments 6:30 to 6:45


SESSION II from 6:45-7:45 Moderator TBA

Elissa Yeates
"Monetary Strategies for Development in West Africa"
(Dr. Valerie Bencivenga)

Patrick Dies
"Financing Egyptian Micro-Finance"
(Dr. Kelly Harrison)

Jonathan Graber
"Complex Networks, Illiquidity, and Financial Sector Contagion"
(Dr. Valerie Bencivenga)

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