Economics Honors Symposium
April 27, 2006, BRB 1.118, 5:30 pm
Posted: April 20, 2006
Pizza and Refreshments 5:30 6:00
SESSION I from 6:00-7:00 Moderator Manasi Deshpande
"Effects of Globalization on the Poor"
(Dr. Valerie Bencivenga)
"The Net Impact on Earnings of Job Training for Welfare Recipients"
(Dr. Rob Williams)
"The Economics of Enhanced Oil Recovery using CO2 Emissions"
(Dr. Vince Geraci and Dr. Ian Duncan)
"A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Campus Recycling: The University of Texas"
(Dr. Don Fullerton)
Break- Refreshments 7:00 to 7:15
SESSION II from 7:15-8:30 Moderator Scott Tyson
"Gay and Lesbian Disclosure: Wage Discrimination and Identity Preservation"
(Dr. Joyce Cooper and Dr. Dan Hamermesh)
"General Equilibrium and Efficiency Analysis of a Monetary Coalition Structure"
(Dr. Russell Cooper)
The Relationship Between Education and Mortality
(Dr. Lee Gan and Dr. Yingyao Hu)
The Price of Paradise
(Dr. Dan Hamermesh)
Thesis completion in December, 2005
Phoebe Wong (Dr. Yingyao Hu)
This symposium has been supported by funds from
the Sue Killam Professorship in Economics.