QC Economics

Economics Senior Theses

These papers have been developed as part of the course ECON392W (Honors Seminar).

Some papers have clickable links. For the others, please contact the authors directly. If you are an author and want your paper updated, please write to professor Ortega.

2015

The Effects of Immigration on the U.S. Housing Market by Thura Kyaw Aung in 2015 supervised by F. Ortega & S. Taspinar
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Spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment: an Updated Meta-Analysis by Kevin Carpintero Bernal in 2015 supervised by F. Ortega & S. Taspinar

The Short-run Economic Effects of Austerity Measures in Europe by Aitor Iriarte Gurrutxaga in 2015 supervised by F. Ortega & S. Taspinar

The Impact of Free Trade Agreements on International Trade: the Case of Colombian Glass Exports by Juan Sebastian Nino-Aguirre in 2015 supervised by F. Ortega & S. Taspinar

Foreign Aid and Democratic Institutions: an Analysis of African States by Eli Stein in 2015 supervised by F. Ortega & S. Taspinar

Analysis of Bilateral Air Passenger Flows: Cuba the Forbidden Island by Bryan E. Vasquez in 2015 supervised by F. Ortega & S. Taspinar

Stock Returns and the Output Gap by Diana Wong in 2015 supervised by F. Ortega & S. Taspinar

2016

Neighborhood Quality and Housing Values by Deena Goldman in 2016 supervised by F. Ortega & S. Taspinar

The Contribution of Foreign-Born Workers to the U.S. Economy. State and Industry Evidence by Nasreen Khan in 2016 supervised by F. Ortega & S. Taspinar

Jobless Recoveries: A Panel Data Look at the State Level by Ikramullah Khan in 2016 supervised by F. Ortega & S. Taspinar

Price Dynamics in Hide and Leather Markets in Brazil, Argentina, and the United States by Michael Mosesson in 2016 supervised by F. Ortega & S. Taspinar

Income Disparity and Its Effect on Education by Hafsa Patel in 2016 supervised by F. Ortega & S. Taspinar

Pay to Play: The Role of Money in Congressional Elections by Nathaniel Selevan in 2016 supervised by F. Ortega & S. Taspinar

The Effects of Minimum Wage Policy by Donghwan Shin in 2016 supervised by F. Ortega & S. Taspinar

The Effects of Health Care Coverage on Health Care Cost and Mortality by Sucaina Thyma in 2016 supervised by F. Ortega & S. Taspinar