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Minnesota Economic Association

2013 Undergraduate Student Paper Contest Winners

Senior Thesis

 

First Place

Natalie Camplair, Macalester College
Do Wind Turbines Affect the Sale Price of Single Family Homes?
Advisor: Sarah E. West

Second Place

Ben Bedore, Carleton College
The Behavioral Effects of Early Intervention for Children from Low-Income Households
Advisor: Mark Kanazawa

Third Place

Lesley Baseman, Carleton College
Spillover Effects of and Foreign Central Bank Responsiveness to U.S. Monetary Policy Shocks on Emerging Economies in Latin America and South Asia
Advisor: Radek Szulga 

Term Paper

 

First Place

Sasha Indarte, Macalester College
Mutually Reinforcing Debt and Financial Crises in Spain and Ireland: A VAR Approach
Advisor: Gary Krueger

Second Place

William Creedon, Macalester College
Do Differences in Unemployment Benefits Explain Unemployment in Spain Relative to Portugal?
Advisor: Karine S. Moe

Third Place

Yiwen Hu, Macalester College
How do Residential Recycling Programs Affect the Ratio of Secondary to Virgin Production in the Paper Industry?"
Advisor: Sarah E. West