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Econ honors presentations 2020

Monday, May 18

4:00pm PDT. Bella Cooper. A Deficit of Due Process: Racial Bias within Death Penalty Sentencing in Harris County, Texas

Advisor: Professor John Donohue

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Tuesday, May 19

9:00am PDT. Jack Collison. The Impact of Online Food Delivery Services on Restaurant Sales

Advisor: Professor Liran Einav

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10:00am PDT. Edward Yu. Salary History Bans and the Gender Wage Gap

Advisor: Professor Paul Oyer

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1:00pm PDT. Marco Lorenzon. Sleepy Surgeons: Resident Duty-Hour Reforms Reduce Patient Mortality

Advisor: Professor Jay Bhattacharya

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2:00pm PDT. Conrad Milhaupt. Examining Rural Hospital Closures and their Impacts on Mortality Rates in the US

Advisor: Professor Jay Bhattacharya

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3:00pm PDT. Nikhil Shankar. Adult Education and Missing Women. Evidence from India's Saakshar Bharat Literacy Program

Advisor: Professor Grant Miller

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4:00pm PDT. Toren Fronsdal. Essays on Health Care Pricing.

Advisor: Professor Jay Bhattacharya

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Wednesday, May 20

10:00am PDT. Alex McKirgan. Brexit: An Examination of the Effects of Uncertainty on the U.K. Economy

Advisor: Professor Nicholas Bloom

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5:00pm PDT. Zane R. Kashner. School District Boundaries and Segregation: Evidence from Secessions

Advisor: Professor Caroline Hoxby

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6:00pm PDT. Lindsay Rosston. Secondary Mathematics Education: An Analysis of the Effects on Postsecondary Degree, Educational Attainment, and Labor Market Outcomes

Advisor: Professor Caroline Hoxby

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Thursday, May 21

9:00am PDT. Andrew Chizewer. Student Loan Solutions: Modeling the Financial Impact of Income Based Repayment

Advisor: Professor Anat Admati

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11:00am PDT. Emily Arbuthnott. Safe as Houses? The Impact of the Brexit Vote on London's Role as a Property Safe Haven

Advisor: Professor Monika Piazzesi

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9:00pm PDT. Kenta Yaegashi. Japan's Aging Population: How do Stock Market Fluctuations Influence Expected Retirement Age?

Advisor: Professor Gopi Shah Goda

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Friday, May 22

8:00am PDT. Minerva Ruda. The Influence of Microfinance in Rural Karnataka on Female Social Capital Accumulation

Advisor: Professor Matthew Jackson

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9:00am PDT. Joe Fenner. Fiber Broadband: Entry and Competition

Advisor: Professor Greg Rosston

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10:00am PDT. Hugh Zhang. A Simple Adaptive Procedure Converging to Forgiving Correlated Equilibria

Advisor: Professor Gabriel Carroll A Simple Adaptive Procedure Converging to Forgiving Correlated Equilibria

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11:00am PDT. Sana Gujral. Quantifying the Benefits of New Products: Music-Streaming Platforms

Advisor: Professor Ali Yurukoglu

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