All of our seniors pursue independent research projects spanning many different areas of Economics, and we are proud of the research they produce. Many also present their work in the spring at the Mount David Summit or the Maine Economics Conference. Below is a sample of student work from recent years.
Click here for a selection of video presentations from our Fall 2020 virtual thesis celebration.
Class of 2020
|Nominated outstanding thesis by faculty||The Effect of Prescription Opioid Use on Labor Market Conditions (Thesis)|
|Nominated outstanding thesis by faculty||Financial Market Stress: Measuring Spillover Effects Across Countries (Thesis) (Poster)|
|Nominated outstanding thesis by faculty||Bike-Sharing Systems and the Transportation Modal Choice Problem: A Natural Experiment in New York City (Thesis) (Poster)|
Abdul Tawab Ajm Safi
|Received Stangle Award for Best Senior Thesis||Learning to Beat the Random Walk: Using Machine Learning to Predict Changes in Exchange Rates (Thesis) (Poster) (Code)|