Skip to main content

Minnesota Economic Association

2008 Undergraduate Student Paper Contest Winners

Senior Thesis

First Place

Noah Schwartz, Carleton College
Measuring the Impact of Microcredit Programs: Evidence from Rural Households in Bangladesh
Advisor: Jenny Wahl

Second Place

Kaitlyn Orr, Macalester College
"Spatial Patterns of Foreign Direct Investment
Advisor: Raymond Robertson

Third Place

Patrick James Gilmartin, Macalester College
What is the Price Elasticity of Waiting Time for Taxis in Yaounde, Cameroon?
Advisor: Raymond Robertson

Term

First Place

Adam Kent & Joseph Parilla, Macalester College
Did the Hiawatha Light Rail Line Increase Single-Family Residential Property Values?
Advisor: Sarah E. West

Second Place

Todd Copenhaver, Macalester College
Does NBA Attendance Respond to an Increase Emphasis of Offense?” Advisor: Raymond Robertson

Third Place

Nate Black, St. Olaf College
The Impact and Efficiency of EITC Parameter Changes on Work"
Advisor: Rebecca P. Judge