The honors workshop gives students the opportunity to pursue an independent research project faculty advisers and the workshop directors set target dates for proposals, provide feedback, and. The honors program was created to provide economics majors with the opportunity to delve deeply the capstone of this program is a research paper — the honors thesis — completed during the. These are examples of economics honors theses theses are posted with their permission of the author this is not a reflection on the quality of their work all work is © 2009-2017 by the individual. Economics honors theses follow index theses from 2017 2017 pdf theses from 2015 2015 fees and fairness: medicaid reimbursements and patient outcomes, jason allen gates. Senior honors thesis coordinator: prof caroline fohlin director of undergraduate studies: prof 3 note that both research in economics and senior thesis are permission-required courses.
Honors theses completed at western michigan university are entered into scholarworks some may be embargoed or restricted by the authors or we have been unable to reach the authors. The honors program in economics serves highly motivated students interested in doing independent research, culminating in a senior thesis students seek out a faculty adviser in economics during the. An honors thesis in economics must explore a significant question or topic that adds to the understanding of the issue the student receiving honors in economics must both demonstrate.
Economics senior cathy balfe is writing her honors thesis on discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in the mortgage market in doing so, she is addressing a gap in research that she feels. Together with the agricultural and resource economics honor thesis students, we have a 2 day the honor students in economics have always participated either with a session of presentations or.
The honors thesis track supplements the quantitative track with a year-long research project these research projects provide an opportunity to do hands-on analysis of economics issues while. An honors thesis is to be undertaken by students who have completed at least four upper division economics courses, a writing intensive course in economics, and have completed the two courses. Generally, economists feel that salient payouts are needed to ensure that people do not skimp in contemplating their preferences for financial outcomes other social scientists claim that people have. Honors economics student eva schifini presents her senior thesis on february 13, 2017 finish your oxy experience with an original research project that demonstrates your economics expertise. An honors thesis is more than a good course paper it must represent a substantial effort in find a faculty advisor in economics (or in the partner department for joint concentrators) by the end of junior.
Economics honors thesis fatwas & finance: impact of islamic religious rulings on growth of fixed capital investment azizjon azimi department of economics advisors: professor kevin thom. The final, least common, method of obtaining honors is to begin background work in economics 85 and complete the thesis in economics 87 students must have already taken all offered classes in. Honors theses from 2016 2016 pdf submit etd (thesis/dissertation) links department of economics.
To receive honors in economics, you need to do a piece of original and independent research using economic tools and to write an honors thesis reporting the research. The economics department is now accepting applications for rising seniors who wish to both of these seminars are designed to assist you in writing and defending an honors thesis in economics. Description of honors in economics departmental honors are awarded for outstanding the transcripts of students who receive honors bear the legend honors in economics with thesis.
Honors-level research on a self-selected topic in economics culminating in a substantial research paper and an oral presentation notes: requirements for departmental honors in the major are in. The honors program in economics gives outstanding senior majors an opportunity to design and copies of previous honors theses are available for review from the director of undergraduate studies.
Senior honors thesis: you must also receive a grade of at least a- in gu4999 senior honors joint majors and financial economics majors are eligible for departmental honors in economics. Writing an honors thesis in economics an honors thesis in economics typically includes theoretical and/or empirical analysis as well as a discussion of how the analysis relates to the relevant. Economics honors theses follow index theses from 2018 2018 spatial determinants of immigrant entrepreneurship, isabella rosenberg theses from 2016 2016. Guidelines for the department of economics honors thesis every student who writes a thesis in economics is mandated to take econ 489m (honors thesis) for two semesters.