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Clarion University Department of Economics will host an Economic Development Symposium from 9:30 to 11 a.m. May 7 and 9 in 102 Still Hall.

The symposium is a collection of presentations put together by the students of Economics 363. After establishing a research question and using statistical methods, student find empirical evidence to be able to make some final recommendations to address a specific problem less developed countries face in different parts of the world.

May 7 presentations are:

  • 9:30 a.m., Xingchen Ge: Comparative Poverty and Education: Pakistan and Indonesia

  • 9:44 a.m., Vasily Krachko: Ukraine vs. Ukrainians

  • 9:58 a.m., Tobias Siegler: Corruption and Economic Development

  • 10:12 a.m., Linsey Swartz: Religious Beliefs, Corruption and Economic Development

  • 10:26 a.m., Derrick Brown: Infrastructure Development and Economic Growth

  • 10:40 a.m., Thanh Lu: Environmental Health in Vietnam

May 9 presentations are:

  • 9:30 a.m., Emily Schierberl: Urbanization and Pollution in China

  • 9:44 a.m., Layci Ziegler: Status of Women in Indonesia

  • 9:58 a.m., Terri-Lynn Clark: Corporate Social Responsibility in Africa

  • 10:12 a.m., Daniel Cromwell: Quality of Life and Economic Growth

  • 10:26 a.m., Erin Krotoszynski: Brazil’s Regional, Social and Economic Effects on Deforestation

  • 10:40 a.m., Alex Angelone: HDI Indicators and their Relevance to Human Security

Research formerly presented was by: Lauren Tassone, Honor Killings: The Economic Parasite of Pakistan; Megan Smith, Environmental Degradation in South America; and Ashley Longstreth, The Role of Women in Economic Development: A Study on the Asia Pacific.

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Published
5/6/2013 2:38 PM

Students present research at Economic Development Symposium