ECON has virtual poster session for senior thesis writers

The Economics Department held a virtual poster session for our senior honors thesis writers on May 7.  The session was attended by faculty, students, and family members.  Each thesis writer presented his results several times as the attendees moves in and out of zoom breakout rooms.  All three theses were awarded high honors, and each was awarded a Plukas Thesis Prize

Benjamin Diamond, “The Effect of Internet Access on the Government Spending Multiplier and Non-Market Activity,” advised by Gillian Brunet. Thesis Poster Diamond

Avi Lipton, “Closing the Gap: Stratification Economics and Racial Wealth Inequality in America,” advised by Karl Boulware.  Lipton thesis poster

Qiyuan Zheng, “Quality Competition in a Duopoly: Heterogeneous Firms and Stochastic Qualities,” advised by Chris Hogendorn. Zheng_Thesis_Poster


Congratulations to our 2019-20 honors thesis writers!