The Economics Department

Economics Honors Symposium 2013

Thu, April 18, 2013

The Economics Honors Symposium will be held on Tuesday, April 23rd in the SAC Auditorium (see schedule below). Undergraduate honors economics students will give a 15 minute presentation of their thesis project, followed by a 5 minute discussion by a peer discussant and then 5 minutes of Q&A. Come show your support for these young researchers!


4:00-4:25pm: Dawson Baker (supervised by Dr. Glover)- "Who wants more monies and are they right?"
Discussant: Hamid Poorsafar

4:25-4:50pm: Nisma Bahaji (supervised by Dr. Rothert)- "LNG trade impact on competition and pricing in the natural gas market."
Discussant:  Joonghyun Chin

4:50-5:15pm: Bolun Li (supervised by Dr. Schneider)- "Externality in Sanjiang Wetland"

Break 5:15-5:25

5:25-5:50pm: Samara Mendez (supervised by Dr. Stinchcombe)- "The effects of conservation plans on residential water demand in Texas cities."

5:50-6:15pm: Evan Gow (supervised by Dr. Kamm)- "Options Market Efficiency Using Technical Analysis"
Discussant: Christina Kent

6:15-6:40pm: Alan Lujan (supervised by Dr. Kendrick)- "Feedback Control Framework on a Dynamic General Equilibrium Model: Nonlinear Feedback Rules."           

Break 6:40-6:50

6:50-7:15pm: Abed Abdelaziz (supervised by Dr. Norman)- "Efficiency, Error Reduction, and Electronic Health Records"               
Discussant: Anisha Sutaria

7:15-7:40pm: Robert McDowall (supervised by Dr. Bencivenga)- "Patterns in Sovereign Default"
Discussant: Drew Ochoa

7:40-8:05pm: Mengsha Lu (supervised by Dr. Linden)- "Aging Problems and Related Health systems in China"         
Discussant: TBD


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