Honors 2012

2012 SENIOR ECONOMICS MAJORS’ HONORS THESIS PRESENTATIONS

All presentations are in Griffin 6

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Monday, May 14

9:00AM — Chengjia (JiaJia) Jin, “Will paying the Piper Change the Tune?  The Economics of Symphony Orchestra Programming Choices”

10:00AM — Fiona Wilkes, “Information Technology and Agriculture: How Mobile Phones Influence Price Dispersion in Ugandan Village Farming”

11:00AM — Sidney Robinson, “Value Creation, Value Transfer and the Long Run Underperformance of Initial Public Offerings”

Tuesday, May 15

9:00 — Emily McTague, “Impact Evaluation of South Africa’s Child Support Grant on Child Hunger and School Attendance”

10:00 — Madura Watanagase, “Inflation Targeting and Exchange Rate Pass-through: A cross-country analysis”

11:00 — Wendy Magoronga,  “Investigating the Effect of Parental Disability on the Educational Attainment of School-age Children in South Africa”

2:00 — Patrick Aquino, “Punishment and Cooperation: What about the Incentives?”