Schedule for Thesis Presentations, Spring 2016


All sessions are in O'Neill Library 257.  We will meet from 8:30-10:15 a.m.  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 7
Madison Meehan: “Division 1 Women's Soccer: Predicting NCAA Tournament Results” (Maxwell)
Hyung Lee: “Analysis of the EU Emissions Trading System” (Tresch)
Thomas Petricone: “Expected Education and Income Earning Ability: Determinants and Distributions” (Tresch)

April 12

Andrew Ferdowsian: “A Costly Signaling Model” (Yoeli)
Jeffrey Klofas: “Hedge Funds and Financial Crises: 2007-2009 Performance Characteristics” (Ireland)
Samantha Pinsak: “Everything is not Sawa Sawa: Abuse and Informal Employment in Kenya” (Erbil)

April 14

Maria Boria: “Human Trafficking and Natural Disasters: An Empirical Analysis” (Anukriti)

John Bagamery: “A Hypothetical Universal US Sports Betting Market: Modeling the US Market Using Australian Panels” (McGowan)

April 19
Sarah Black: “Superstar Effect on Professional Baseball Players' Salaries” (Maxwell)
Lifeng Chen
: “ The Impact of Medicaid on Health: Evidence from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment” (Maxwell)

Eduardo Karotsieris: “Augmenting the Relative-Strength Momentum-Investing Strategy: Implications for the Efficience Markets Hypothesis ” (Maxwell)

April 21
Andrew Lee: “Monetary Policy in Zero Rate Environments” (Murphy/Schenck)

Bradley Gazdag: “Self-Checkout in Retail Costs” (Grubb)

Peter Stein: “The Demand for Advertising on Television” (Mortimer)