Economics majors are not required to write a senior thesis however, for those with the interest and motivation, writing a thesis can be a uniquely valuable learning experience, offering. What are some great topics for a thesis as an economics undergraduate these are all interesting questions to attempt to answer with a senior thesis good luck. Senior honors thesis: but most of the guide is applicable to any thesis writer in economics all columbia thesis writers are encouraged to read it. Honors & special programs as background for the senior thesis turn in the economics scholar thesis approval form signed by their thesis advisor.
The senior thesis is the capstone course for economics majors it requires both an oral and written presentation students present their theses at a conference of undergraduate economics. Political economy senior thesis economics 575 the senior thesis in political economy is a one-credit course that serves as a capstone for the major. Page 1 of 4 assessment rubric for senior thesis in economics learning goals 1 to develop an understanding of economic behavior 2 to develop specific analytical and quantitative skills. Uber’s effect on the wage rates and medallion prices of the taxi industry prepared for dr ian schmutte economics 5900 fall 2015 prepared by parker filkins pfi. H195a is for senior economic majors who: econ h195b - senior honors thesis course econ h195b is the writing of the thesis there is no class.
A recent study on gender stereotypes in the anonymous online forum economics job market rumors, or ejmr, revealed what appears to be a hostile environment toward women in some circles of the. Economics 494 the goal of the senior thesis preparation course is to produce a prospectus for the senior thesis (eco 495) the prospectus for the senior thesis must include an introduction. Notre dame's department of economics offers graduate and undergraduate degrees, and its faculty specializes in microeconomics and macroeconomics theory econometrics and labor, monetary.
Elon university, department of economics senior thesis grading rubric evaluate the thesis , or may be applied correctly but with no clear explanation. 1 the economics senior thesis class of 2018 a resource for economics majors containing guidelines, requirements and deadlines for senior independent work. Written and oral communication rubrics objectives low performance (1 point) acceptable (2 points) exemplary (3 points) earned points written communication. Approaching a senior thesis in any major to make steady progress through the thesis year in some ways, economics is a particularly intimidating field in.
Senior honors program economics majors with a gpa of at least 35 in the major and have completed a course in econometrics are eligible to participate in the department's honors program. Senior honors thesis if you are a junior, with a minimum of 340 gpa and have enjoyed writing a research paper in one of your economics classes, this might be the right thing for you. Courses the following required of all students who wish to write a thesis in economics but open to senior economics majors who wish to gain research experience.
The centerpiece of the economics senior experience is undoubtedly the senior thesis if you are to succeed in this endeavor, you will need to develop certain values, knowledge and skills. Undergraduates senior honors thesis writing a successful senior honors thesis writing a senior honors thesis in economics requires more preparation than simply completing the minimal.
The university of new haven department of economics special studies series no 1603 department special studies series are preliminary materials circulated. Colorado college 1874 2011-12 economics and business department senior thesis guidelines and illustrative materials reprinted sept 2011. Students who fall somewhat short of these criteria but are highly motivated to write a senior thesis should discuss their economics 398-1,2, senior seminar. The senior thesis is widely considered to be the culmination of a bates student's educationthe thesis experience gives you the opportunity to sel. Tools of economic analysis your principal assignment is to undertake a research project and to produce and present a senior thesis.
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