December 9, 2016
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Please join the Economics Department in celebrating the second day of Economics Capstone Presentations starting at 4:00 p.m., Friday, December 9th, in Thomas 113. The presentations are:

Factors Affecting Freshman Retention in Liberal Arts Colleges: A Regression Analysis
Yisong Liu (4:00-4:15 p.m.)
Why do Some Countries Score Better on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)? An Empirical Study
Matthew Bush (4:15-4:30 p.m.)
Are Excise Taxes on Cigarettes Actually Effective at Changing Consumer Behavior? An Empirical Study
Jimmy Wharton (4:30-4:45 p.m.)
Equal Work, Unequal Pay:  An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Earnings Gap in the U.S.
YiWen Du (4:45-5:00 p.m.)
Please feel free to enter and exit the room in between presentations only. Refreshments will be served in the hallway outside the room.