The department offers an honors program that gives students access to professors in small classes and culminates in the writing of a senior thesis although a demanding curriculum, community involvement is encouraged through the undergraduate economics society, and a wide variety of financial aid is available. Fellowships and awards: 2012 nsf graduate research fellowship 2012 uc berkeley chancellor's fellowship 2012 ford foundation predoctoral fellowship, honorable mention 2010 goldberg award for best honors economics undergraduate thesis 2009 aea summer training program and scholarship. Advanced undergraduate or graduate-level course work in economics • proven independent research ability, such as an honors thesis thinking about the question: a conceptual model why does berkeley send so many students to economics phd programs my approach to thinking about. Uc berkeley thesis: “international debt and financial crises in emerging market economies” advisor beichengreen 1996 ma economics (cum laude) new economics school, moscow, russia advisor vpolterovich thesis: “russian foreign trade: influence of real exchange rate and regulation. Honors criteria in addition to completing the major requirements for graduation, the minimum requirements to receive honors in the economics department are: have a 35 gpa in all upper division economics major coursework have a 33 gpa overall complete econ h195b (write an approved senior honors thesis. Honors thesis (highest honors in economics) department of economics, uc berkeley december 2014 completed honors thesis the affect of the 1995 great hanshin - awaji earthquake on japan's regional economies - an empirical study on japan's prefectural production function from 1990 to 2003 using the basic.
Undergraduate honors theses these are examples of economics honors theses theses are posted with their permission of the author this is not a reflection on the quality of their work all work is © 2009-2017 by the individual authors all rights reserved. Students interested in graduating with honors in economics should consult with a faculty adviser no later than the first semester of their senior year the department recommends a student for graduation with honors based on evidence of superior performance provided by a thesis written in the senior year and the student's. And finance recent graduates have attended top schools such as the university of chicago, harvard university, university of california at berkeley, and the university of wisconsin economics majors who distinguish themselves through coursework and academic standing are eligible for the yearlong honors program.
Most of us have probably seen coverage (new york times, washington post) of an undergraduate honors thesis written by berkeley undergraduate economics major, alice wu in her paper, wu exposes the rampant misogyny cluttering economics job market rumors (ejmr), an anonymous forum while it. Past working papers and dissertations - “analyzing the role of contract enforcement on economic development through firm specialization” + undergraduate honors thesis thesis advisor: yuriy gorodnichenko + winner of the earl rolph prize for best undergraduate honors thesis in economics at uc berkeley (2010. This reports studies what contributes to bank failure during the great recession and after the introduction of the dodd-frank act using survival analysis i show that measures of camels ratings such as capital adequacy and solvency play large roles i found that while a high efficiency ratio increases risk of failure for.
To earn honors in economics, you must meet all of the following requirements: • 35 gpa in all upper division economics coursework (upon both application and graduation) • 33 gpa in all uc berkeley coursework (upon both application and graduation) • completion of an approved honors thesis, as demonstrated by a. 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 field recent campus graduate alice wu conducted the study as part of her senior thesis, using. Department of economics, university of california, berkeley august 25, 2017 the women in economics at berkeley (web) article on on sexism in economics is featured in the berkeley blog http://blogsberkeleyedu/2017/08/24/on-sexism- in-economics/ on sexism in economics an undergraduate honors thesis written.
Department of economics, university of california, berkeley thesis adviser: professor w norton grubb april 29, 2009 abstract in this paper i analyze the various factors that drive educational achievement across various countries using regression analysis the causal model includes the variables which describe family. The director of admissions at berkeley's boalt hall law school says that economics is a great major since the “logical reasoning and analytical skills” it provides a bs and a ba in economics, opportunities for second majors, minors, the honors contract, undergraduate research scholarships, senior honors theses.