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2011 Honors Papers

James Tarlow, “The Winless 22 of the NBA: An Economic Investigation and Theory of Competitive Imbalance in the NBA.”
Faculty Advisor: Jeremy Piger

Demic Tipitino, “Do Bilateral FTAs Increase Trade? Case Study: Oman, Bahrain, and the US-FTAs.”
Faculty Advisor: Bruce Blonigen

Cody Bjorklund, “Gas Vs. Mileage Tax: Which Will Prevail”
Faculty Advisor: Van Kolpin

Timothy Gaffney and Ben Griffy, “Framing Effects in Parental Support of Local Public Schools.” Recipient of the Best Honors Paper award.
Faculty Advisor: Glen Waddell

Neil Cronkrite and Ian O’Gorman, “Signaling for Attention: Mobility and Student Performances in United Way’s Promise Neighborhoods.”  Subsequently published in Oregon Undergraduate Research Journal, 1(1):100-113
Faculty Advisor: Joe Stone

Courtney Tuxbury, “Eugene Education Fund: Donor Analysis.”
Faculty Advisor: Glen Waddell

Thomas Bradley, “Local School Financing: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of School Auctions.”
Faculty Advisor: Glen Waddell

Fangdian Du and Chris Koehler, “A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Truck vs. Rail Shipping in Lane County.”
Faculty Advisor: Glen Waddell

Andrew Fagin, Daniel Pellatt, and Andrey Voloshinov, “Characterizing Oregon’s Economy: Key Determinants of Oregon Tax Revenue 2001-2009“
Faculty Advisor: Joe Stone

Melinda Noell, “Relative Costs and Benefits of Campus Land Use“
Faculty Advisor: Joe Stone