Student Work & Research in Economics

Students in the Economics program are provided with course assignments that present opportunities to apply research to present-day situations. Past student presentations have focused on the following topics:

  • Market competition and school vouchers
  • Bottled water: is it purer? What is the impact of the containers on the environment?
  • Studio competition in Hollywood
  • Monopoly structure and the carbonated soft drink industry
  • Can population limits solve our environmental problems?
  • When would you rather live: today or the 1970s? A comparison of the minimum wage and catalog prices