Phd in economics, northwestern university, illinois, june 2012 dissertation: essays on sovereign debt committee: martin eichenbaum, lawrence christiano seminars: triangle dynamic macro at duke, amherst college, triangle resource and environmental economics (tree), university of illinois at chicago. Economics at northwestern placeholder our world-class department owes its reputation to outstanding faculty dedicated to teaching and research, as well as engaged students who take advantage of learning opportunities in and beyond the classroom the economics major and minor are open to all undergraduates. First, completing an honors thesis can influence a number of other decisions, such as whether to study abroad or complete a second major second, departments have different timetables and methods for selecting students for their honors program and for when students begin work on their project, and you'll need to know. Students who are interested in pursuing honors in economics should apply during their junior year the research project culminates in a senior thesis which, together with the student's record in economics courses, forms the basis for faculty decisions on the award of departmental honors the program is administered by the. Position id project professor hours class requirements skills details apply by el001 (2 positions available in spring and summer quarters), analysis of knowledge diffusion across cities and countries through the lens of us and world innovation networks, prof marti mestieri, 10 hrs/wk, no required classes, but.
Econ 398 – senior seminar for students of superior ability original research on a topic of interest to the student, culminating in a senior thesis by department invitation only grade of k given in 398-1 prerequisites: 281 310-1,2 311 math 224 & 230 at least four 300-level economics electives. Meet with an economics undergraduate advisor to have your study plan reviewed and approved fill out a declaration of major form (advisors have these forms in their office) and the advisor will sign it return the signed bottom blue copy of the declaration form to 2211 campus drive, room 3293 take the signed top white. Senior thesis seminar writing a senior thesis was the best and most rewarding way to cap off my academic career at northwestern it's one of the rare undergraduate opportunities in which you can seriously engage with scholarship and actually contribute to it, where you can create something that is both.
To search for theses or dissertations from a specific academic department or by topic, do a keyword search in nusearch by typing nu dissertation and the name of the department in which the dissertation was completed, as shown below you can also use this strategy to locate dissertations by topic,. The frederick s deibler award for distinguished honors thesis is awarded each year to graduating seniors who have written exemplary senior theses the frederick s deibler award for excellence in economics is awarded to graduating seniors who achieve the best performances in economic coursework frederick. More details & apply the econlab is a new space for undergraduates to engage in part-time research and learn more closely about the tools and questions that are addressed using economics it is ideal for students interested in pursuing a career in research undergraduate students can participate at the econlab in two.
Finance economics research fellow kellogg school of management kellogg northwestern university northwestern research fellow research goals, experience as research assistant or other experience with economic research ( eg, senior thesis), and description of your programming background 2. When you take courses as part of an nu study abroad program, you may be able to get economics course credit below, find a list of the transfer credits that the economics department has accepted in the past study abroad credits from past years we are certainly willing to consider other possible economics classes for.
Home undergraduate honors, awards, and research undergraduate first- year focus major and minor advising forms courses honors, awards, and research senior thesis seminar yearly awards recent award winners undergraduate grants and funding careers for history majors undergraduate. Undergraduate research northwestern is a top research university and our undergraduates often play a role as research assistants in advancing the frontiers of knowledge most students who work as research assistants are hired by professors who have had them in class successful candidates for research assistant. In their senior year students must register for at least two quarters of the senior thesis seminar mmss 398 (mmss 398-1,2,3 are offered, respectively, in fall, winter and spring) and may register for all three quarters the senior apply economic and social reasoning to arrive at new insights about issues of social policy. One will be the faculty advisor the other is the instructor of the senior thesis seminar in all cases, both readers must submit a written evaluation of the thesis, explaining their recommendation for (or against) the granting of honors, and commenting on the originality and quality of the work in rare cases where there is a.
Students interested in applied economics may take advantage of research assistantships and dissertation year fellowships in such areas of northwestern as the transportation center, the institute for policy research, and the school of education and social policy research opportunities are also available through the. Students pursuing interdisciplinary honors in mmss and economics are not required to register for or attend meetings of the economics senior seminar they should instead enroll in mmss 398-1 and at least on additional quarter of mmss 398 (as for all mmss students writing a senior thesis, mmss students pursuing.
Education 2008–2011 northwestern university, evanston, il ba, economics, summa cum laude with honors certificate in financial economics, kellogg school of management frederick s diebler award for superior honors thesis, northwestern university 2008–2011 dean's list, northwestern university 2010, july. Funding is only available for fourth year students who have completed their thesis prospectus by august 31 at the end of their third year (a thesis the graduate school and the weinberg college of arts and sciences has the following requirements for recipients of summer graduate fellowships students must. Home undergraduate advising & student support course and curriculum faqs undergraduate why study economics first-year students economics major economics minor ba/ma program courses & curriculum advising & student support advising hours course and curriculum faqs credit and.
View office hours for undergraduate advisors the department offers general curricular and career counseling to students you can seek help and advice from any member of the department, including faculty you meet in introductory or core courses or those with whom you feel comfortable in addition, you can take. The pennsylvania state university, department of economics, state college, pa associate professor (with tenure), 2015- dissertation title: “all-pay contests” hebrew university, jerusalem chicago gsb, hebrew university, northwestern economics and kellogg, nyu stern, toronto ucla, yale economics and yale. Northwestern university department of economics undergraduate economics honors senior theses 2001-2017 2017 daniel baker – using machine learning to improve college football recruitment strategies and decision making alec blumenthal – electricity rates and electric vehicle adoption ross chu.