Comps, honors papers, and prize-winning works of the Economics Department are featured here. All works have been self-submitted by the student authors. Descriptive information about each work is available to search or browse. Access to the full text of the works is limited to current Carleton affiliates with faculty permission. Learn more about how to submit your work and how to request access to the full text of works.

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Submissions from 2009

Hal Baseman, Testing the effects of European monetary union on stock market interdependence using econometric analysis, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Kane M. Bechstein, There's no wrong choice : personalizing incentives to maximize motivation, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Sam Birnbaum, Have housing prices become more sensitive to the interest rate?, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Ifrah M. Biyoow, Intrahousehold bargaining and decision-making : the case of Kagera, Tanzania, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Robert Bradley, Paired risk preferences, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Karen Campbell, Entitlement's influence on economic behavior : evidence from dictator and ultimatum games, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Nick Cesarek, Estimating the demand for education, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Aparna Dua, How does mother's education affect child health : evidence from India, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Michelle Gajewski, Are you considered eligible for health? Medicaid and its effect on state-level aggregate health measured by infant mortality rate and mortality rate, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Theodore J. Hickey, Are we sensitive to cost? Exploring the healthcare market given price distortions, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Sam Kalar, Exploring stock market bubble phenomena : an adaptation of the classic Keynesian beauty contest, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Timothy D. Kane, The moral hazard of mental health parity legislation, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Aaron Kaufman, Can lifestyle predict health care expenditures? Creating a forecasting model using lifestyle risk factors, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Seong-chang Koh, Change in effect of wage penalty for obese Americans, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Rodney Kuhl, The causes of the obesity epidemic in the United States, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Heung Jin Kwon, An experimental test of the generalized Anglo-Dutch auction, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Yong Kwon Lee, Portfolios diversification and the determinants of bilateral investment flow, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Thuy Le, Wrinkles in fiscal policy: an examination of the effects of aging demographics on public expenditures and revenues, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Ayesha Mahmud, Health impact of microcredit programs : does microcredit participation have a positive impact on health-seeking behavior?, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Reid Merriman, The determinants of demand for dental healthcare, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Amy Mixa, Determining the ideal smoking ban for the United States : a quantitative analysis of workplace, restaurant, and bar bans, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Samantha Morin, Business cycles and health : how the level of development of a country affects the relationship between the strength of its economy and the health of its population, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Khanh Nguyen, The effect of monetary policy and openness to trade on total factor productivity : a cross-country analysis, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Blake Nicholson, The college wage premium : changing skills and market returns, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Arata Niizuma, Children as an investment for parents : a study on intergenerational transfer in Malaysia, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Andrew Park, The internet and differences in state unemployment from 1998-2003, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Paul Imon Pedtke, Construction investment, interest rates, GDP, and the S&P 500, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Robert J. Phillips, Determining the predictive power of economic and financial indicators in the US stock market, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Jared P. Plotz, Reevaluating the effect of futures positions on the direction of natural gas price movements, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Jeffrey Potempa, Private and public third-party punishment in a public good game, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Steven Ramey, The effects of declining home equity on household consumption patterns : new evidence from 2006-2008, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Sarojini Rao, Do vegetable and fishpond technologies impact investment in human capital? Evidence from rural Bangladesh, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Jacob O. Schak, The dynamic effects of changes in business and income taxes on output : evidence from American fiscal policy, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Kaarin Taylor, Trade and the environment : the effects of trade liberalization on seven measures of environmental quality, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Eirik S. Thoen, Seeking an optimal health care system : an empirical investigation in the context of cost and longevity, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Yuan Tian, State mandates on health insurance and moral hazard : the case of diabetes, 2009, Economics (ECON)

W. Patrick Whitehead, Exchange rate volatility and bilateral trade flows : evidence from the group of three, 2009, Economics (ECON)

Andrew Ziller, Trust, reciprocity, and fairness : an ultimatum-trust experiment, 2009, Economics (ECON)