Schedule for Thesis Presentations, Spring 2013


All sessions are in Gasson Hall 304.  We will meet from 9:00-10:15 a.m. (except for April 18, 23, and 25, when we will meet starting at 8:30 to fit in three presentations).  Advisers are invited to attend.  Each presentation should be about 25 minutes with some additional time for questions.  The room is equipped for power point presentations and also has an overhead projector.



April 9

Adam Rohde: “Do Consumers Overweight Energy and Food Prices in Expectations of Inflation?” (Murphy)

Eric Parolin: “Fiscal and Monetary Policies over the Political Cycle” (Murphy)


April 11
Colleen Sinnott: “The Medical Brain-Drain in Sub-Saharan Africa” (Cox)
Kevin Morris: “Remittance Flows to Latin America” (McGowan)


April 16

Daniel Adams: “Who's to Gain, and Who's to Blame: The Expected Value of Strikes and Lockouts in Professional Sports Leagues” (Maxwell)

April 18

Tian Tan: “Role of Capital Controls in A vs. H Share Discount” (Dvir)
Elizabeth Raymond: “Child Labor in India: Education and Its Effects” (Fulford)

Ace Pidoriano: “Social Media and Stock Market Movements” (Maxwell)

April 23

Anne Pemberton: “Government Regulation in the Cell Phone Industry (Gollop)
Andrew Choi: “Effects of Taxation on the Income Distribution” (Tresch)

Ryan Giannotto: “The Economic Costs of Remediating Dyslexia: A Cost-Benefit Analysis to the Individual and Society” (Strasser)


April 25
Katherine McKenna: “Global Housing Booms and Bubbles” (Petersen)

Garred Greenberg: “Health Care Reform” (Kraus)

Roger Larach: “Determinants of Mergers and Acquisitions in Latin America” (Taillard)