James tobin (march 5, 1918 – march 11, 2002) was an american economist who served on the council of economic advisers and the board of governors of the federal reserve system, and taught at harvard and yale universities he developed the ideas of keynesian economics, and advocated government intervention. Economics majors may explore a subject of their own choosing in a senior thesis in the past, thesis writers have investigated topics as diverse as an analysis of the behavior of black jack players, the impact of charters schools on student performance and the effect of crime on urban residential patterns examples of theses. Join a department with a tradition of innovative research and teaching extending back to carroll wright, the undergraduate college's first president and the first us commissioner of labor, who earned a reputation for extensive — and innovative — social surveys of the economic condition of working people at the turn of the. The thesis provides students with the opportunity to tackle larger and more ambitious topics than would typically be assigned in an undergraduate economics course applied topics are the most common, and many make use of econometric techniques students are expected to develop a carefully reasoned exposition that. Students need not study either economics or politics to publish with our journal: as an interdisciplinary publication, we accept papers from any field of study, as long as the piece is topical and relates to an issue that is relevant today possible submissions include research papers, literature reviews, theses, and articles.
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 economics at yale is regarded and taught as part of a liberal education, not as a preparation for any particular vocation tobin research. The program on ethics, politics and economics sponsors interdisciplinary teaching and research in the social sciences and humanities at yale i served as the principal advisor (along with a faculty mentor) for 40 yale college seniors writing their senior thesis in ethics, politics, and economics (epe) i have left some of. William shikani ba 2010, yale university (department of economics) initial placement: macquarie bank, agricultural commodities and structured products trading ba thesis: ”the granular origins of economic growth in china” webpage.
Honors students graduatingwe strongly encourage students to write an honors thesis this is very valuable for students interested in graduate school or careers requiring independent research skills, as well as for students interested in tying together their academic experience with an in-depth investigation of one topic. To earn distinction in the major a student must write a senior thesis earning a grade of a- or better and receive a- or better in 3/4 of major courses (not including math and introductory economics) students who wish to write a senior essay are strongly advised to take two semesters of econometrics beginning with the class. March 28 ben lester, federal reserve bank of philadelphia bfi visiting scholar heterogeneity in decentralized asset markets, (joint work with julien hugonnier and pierre-olivier weill) april 4 aleh tsyvinski, yale university generalized compensation principle,” with nicolas werquin (toulouse school of economics.
Senior essays nominated for prizes each year, 50-75 students write a senior essay in economics of these, 10-15 are nominated for a prize by both the. Yale university, economics 12/'04 dissertation: welfare impact of policy in incomplete markets: theory and computation advisors: prof john geanakoplos, prof donald brown, prof stephen morris bs uc-berkeley, applied mathematics 12/'97 magna cum laude, phi beta kappa research published tirelli, mario and. Note: forms can be filled out in a pdf viewer before printing checklist for transfer credit directed reading form (due before schedule signing) related course credit form (due march 9, 2018) senior essay advisors list senior essay prospectus form (due october 2, 2017) senior worksheet (required of seniors,. Senior essay the senior essay for economics majors is optional if a senior wishes to be considered for distinction in the major, however, the senior essay is required for others, a portion of the essay itself or a detailed outline describing the thesis question, existing literature, and planned method of analysis is suitable.
Rounding out the top five are harvard, yale, princeton, and columbia duke beats out harvard, yale as top college for an economics degree “i think what stands out most about duke economics is the blend of a top research environment with a real focus on undergraduate education that is the. Ba university of michigan (1996) ma yale university, economics (1998) phd yale university, economics “the effect of regulation on optimal corporate pension risk,” (with paul smith and david wilcox), journal of financial economics, 2011, vol 101(1), pp 18-35 “does health affect portfolio choice” ( with paul.
I am visiting yale university's economics department and law school as a senior research scholar with eric posner ma, phd in economics (2008), dissertation: “essays in industrial organization and economic methodology” advised by josé a scheinkman (chair), jean tirole, hyun song shin and roland bénabou. Undergraduate resources yale y logo yale resources yale library - economics guides yale personal librarians yale statlab (consultation on statistical methods and software) economics study space a dedicated study space for students working on economics problem sets for any class, alone or in groups. Contact the economics honors advisor, professor lixin ye we'll discuss the choice between a bs and a ba in economics, opportunities for second majors, minors, the honors contract, undergraduate research scholarships, senior honors theses, internship opportunities, study abroad, summer programs, and. Sop: linking research interests, relevant work experience, and undergraduate thesis other: lots of relevant international work experience (including 4 internships and one full-time job for a year) results: acceptances: yale ma international and development economics (ide), ucl msc economics.