Seniors Jack Goodman, Griffin Sullivan and David Perez presented their senior comps during an undergraduate research poster competition at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland on May 3, 2019.
All three students represented Allegheny College and themselves extremely well with work that matched up favorably with the very best posters at the event. Jack Goodman won second place in the economics division with his senior project entitled, “An Analysis on the Effect of Trade Liberalization on Income Inequality.”
Griffin Sullivan, selected as a Keynote in the Allegheny College 2019 Scholars Symposium presented “The Effect of a Female CEO on Firm Profitability of Fortune 500 Companies,” and David Perez presented “The Effects of Foreclosure on Home Values for Real Estate Throughout the United States of America.”
According to Professor Ormiston, “Our students and those from Case Western and Washington & Jefferson were generally among the best in show in the economics division. Very good company to keep. ”
The following is the complete Economics Senior Projects Honors list for the 2018/2019 school year:
- Colten Buzard, “Network-Based Operating Structures: Capturing Competitive Advantage through Business Model Innovation.”
- Maria DiDonato, “Factors Influencing Access to HIV Medication in Sub-Saharan Africa.”
- Jonathan Goodman, “An Analysis on the Effect of Trade Liberalization on Income Inequality.”
- Johnathan Miller, “Innovation in the Indian Pharmaceutical Market Post-2005.”
- Patrick Palad, “ Impact of Minimum Wage Policy on Employment: An Agent Based Approach”
- Nicholas Rumzie, “Cost Benefit Analysis of Zebra and Quagga Mussels in The Lower Colorado Region.”
- Erblin Shehu, “Unit-Based Pricing Waste System to Increase Recycling and Reduce Waste.”
- Jonathan Sion, “Competitive Balance in the Top European Soccer Leagues with an Emphasis on the English Premier League.”
- Griffin Sullivan, “The Effect of a Female CEO on Firm Profitability of Fortune 500 Companies.”
- Meghan Uht, “Do adverse childhood experiences affect risky decision-making in young adults?