Department News

The Economics Department congratulates the following students, whose papers received awards from the Minnesota Economic Association.

SENIOR THESIS CATEGORY

Disa Hynsjo ’14  (First Place)
“Does Bilingual Education Improve Peruvian Indigenous Students’ Academic Achievement?”
Advisor: Amy Damon

TERM PAPER CATEGORY

Alex Bentz ’14 (First Place)
“Public Transit and Employment Access: The Effect of the Hiawatha Light Rail Transit on Employment in Minneapolis, MN”
Advisor: Karine Moe

Yingtong Xie ’15 (Second Place)
"International Business Cycle Transmissions and News Shocks"
Advisor: Mario Solis-Garcia

Benjamin Goldman ’16 (Third Place)
"Do Expected Marginal Revenue Products for National Hockey League Players Equal Their Price in Daily Fantasy Games?"
Advisor: Raymond Robertson