Student Presentations

Student Presentations

 

This collection contains presentations by students in Economics at Linfield College.

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Events from 2017

Do Free Agent Contracts for MLB Pitchers Create Moral Hazard?, Ben Andrews and Connor Scott

A Hedonic Model for Housing Prices in Wilsonville, Oregon, Nathan A. Coe and David Petersen

The Effect of Student and School Characteristics on Bar Pass Rates, Mikayla Frei and Ehren Cahill

How Do Recessions Affect Colleges’ Costs?, Eric O. Igbinoba and Theo E. Petropoulos

Evaluation of the Prerequisite Requirements in Principles of Economics and Student Success at Linfield College, Haley V. Oliver and Katie M. Lundquist

An Empirical Analysis of the Factors Affecting College Quarterback Prospect Signing Bonuses, Patricia Roberts and Joshua Cowell

Factors Affecting the Winning Percentages of Division III Football Teams, Michael Schrader and Eli Fults

Events from 2016

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Factors Affecting the Probability that a NFL Head Coach Will Be Fired, Kyle Belcher

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Comparing the Causes of Variation in the Female-Male Wage Ratio in 2009 and 2013, Christopher J. Garcia

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What is the Amenity Value of Golf Course Living?, Kyle W. Hargrave

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How Do Institutional and Student Cohort Characteristics Affect Retention Rates at 4-Year, Private Baccalaureate Colleges?, Alisen Hinton

The Amenity Value of Living Close to the Beach: Results from a Hedonic Pricing Model, Richard B. Houghton III

Factors Affecting Inflation across Countries over Time, Ian Lundgren

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The Effect of Player Performance on Free Agency Contract Value in Major League Baseball, Finn O. McMichael

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Estimating the Factors That Explain Economists' Time Preferences, Bailey J. Smith

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Who Gives? The Determinants of Humanitarian Aid, Shane R. Whitson

Events from 2015

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Factors Affecting Retention of Transfer Students at Linfield College, Levi A. Altringer and Michael Zier

An Hedonic Pricing Model for the Portland and Seattle Metro Area Housing Markets, Seth D. Fults and Mike F. Nardoni

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Separating the Good from the Great: Predicting Votes for the Cy Young Award, John G. Henry and Colin S. Nelson

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The Demand Side Determinate of NFL Ticket Prices, Alicia N. McCracken and Brooke Niemann

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Beyond Moneyball, Logan Tyler Munson and Taylor Charles Klopp

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Does ESPN’s Total Quarterback Rating Help Explain an NFL Team’s Probability of Winning?, Shuai Pei and Andrew Waetzig

The Effect of Government Agricultural Support Payments on Farmland Rental Prices, Jarvis Zosel-Offutt and James Lange

Events from 2014

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The Effects of the Great Recession on the Enrollment Yield at Private Liberal Arts Colleges, Ashlee Carlson and Brandon Lemerande

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Women's Postponement of Marriage, Bryanna Dixon and Kara Grant

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An Economic Analysis of Crime, Andrew Gladhill and Alexa Wolford

Economic Factors Affecting United States Exports of Softwood Logs to China, South Korea, and Japan, Michael J. Pellatz and Jesse Archambault

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What Determines NFL Ticket Prices?, Kyle T. Shewmaker and Cameron K. Norris

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The Relative Returns to Skill of PGA and LPGA Players, Alexandria E. Smith and Michon E. Hunsaker

Co-Integration of Equity and Bond Returns, Nizar J. Tarhuni

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Determinants of Economic Growth in a Panel of 86 Developing Countries, Alyssa Thiel and Ian Zarosinski

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Determinants of Well-Being: Applying the Easterlin Paradox, Life Expectancy, Carbon Emissions, and Education across Countries, Ayla Zahler and Brita Gaeddert

Events from 2013

Forecasting the Price of Corn Received by Farmers Using a Vector Autoregressive Model, Jay R. Cedergreen

The U.S. Demand for Domestic and Foreign Automobiles, Feng Chen

Demand for TriMet Bus and Light Rail Systems, Cameron M. Chester

Baumol and Bowen Effects at Private Liberal Arts Colleges, Geoffrey M. Hamilton

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The Economical Impact of Mountain Bicycle Events in Oregon, Kadin Hashimoto, Katie Main, Rhiannon Ladwig, and Jeff McNamee

The Demand for Consumer Credit, Emmett Hersh-O'Connor

Predicting Gross Domestic Box Office Revenue, Erik Knapp

Determining Inter-State Labor Migration: The Relative Importance of Business Cycles and Tiebout-sorting Variables, Rhiannon Ladwig

The Effect of Human Development on Economic Growth, Peyton Mizell

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The Great Recession and Okun's Law, Ryann Nolan

Events from 2012

The Effect of Gender Equality on Life Expectancy Across Development Levels, Nicole Bond and Anders Van Sandt

An Economic Evaluation of Moneyball, Jason C. Erwin and Clayton Cooper

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Factors Affecting Retention at Private Baccalaureate Liberal Arts and Sciences Colleges, Tarun T. Fernandes

Impacts of Income, Trade, and Government Regulation on Carbon Dioxide Emissions, Katherine Grainey and Heather McClellan

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Success in the Film Industry: What Elements Really Matter in Determining Box-Office Receipts, Melissa Greenaway and Barrett Zetterberg

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Understanding Retention among Private Baccalaureate Liberal Arts Colleges, Katherine S. Hanson

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An Increasingly Negative Outlook: How Income Inequality Affects Personal Consumption Expenditures, Daniel R. Harmon and Gabriel T. Cruz

Economics of Happiness, Courtney M. Hatch and Rosie F. Schoeppner

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The Obesity of Economics: An Application of the Law of Demand to Obesity Prevalence within the United States, Tara Marie Hill and Amy Hasenoehrl

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The Determinants of NFL Ticket Prices: What Managers May Consider when Pricing Tickets, Julia A. Huffman and Buddy J. Saxon

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Economies of Scale within State Prisons, Nicholas William Irving and David Anthony King

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Explaining Differences in Growth across Developing Countries, Alex Przedpelski and Zachariah Evans

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Does State Export Growth Granger-Cause State GDP Growth?, Garrick G. Rozairo and Gerald Rusere

Examination of Net Exports through the Use of Econometric Models, Eric Weinbender and Alex Grant

Events from 2011

How Do Economic Conditions Affect Oregonians’ Voting Behavior?, Kyle Abeln

Gender Inequality, Human Development and Fertility, Samantha Callender

The Playoff Effect in Major League Baseball: Is Slugging Percentage More Valuable to Winning in the Postseason Than Is On-Base Percentage?, Tyler Clark

Origins of Economic Development in Oregon’s Willamette Valley: How Transportation Transformed an Untamed Wilderness into a Productive Powerhouse, Brian Richardson

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The Effect of the Financial Aid Offer on the Enrollment Decision of Students Accepted to Linfield College, Allen J. Tyler

Predicting Box-Office Revenues for Science Fiction and Comedy Movies, Hung Vu

Income, Trade, and Environmental Quality: An Environmental Kuznets Curve Approach, Christopher L. Watson

Portland Oregon Housing Prices and the Urban Growth Boundary, Benjamin J. Willis