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Business students to present International Economic Research Symposium

November 22, 2013

Students taking the International Economic Research course will present the results of their research during the International Economic Research Symposium from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Dec. 3 and from 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. Dec. 5 in Still Hall 102. Students will present their work as they would in a professional conference.

Presentation times and topics for Dec. 3 are as follows:

  • 12:30 p.m., Chelsea Mathieu and Marcedes Newby – Haiti: Development and Growth

  • 12:45 p.m., Krista Freeland and Kristy Meteney – Olympics, Trade, and Migration

  • 1 p.m., Patrick Camloh and Kegan Oldach – Eurozone’s Effect on its Members’ GDP

  • 1:15 p.m., Emily Schierberl and Jordan Mesoraco – Globalization and Income Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • 1:30 p.m., Zachary Culbertson and Stephen Betza – Outsourcing: For Good or Bad?

Presentation times and topics for Dec. 5 are as follows:

  • 12:15 p.m., Loran Jackson and Dieontae Swoope – Outsourcing and Domestic Unemployment: The U.S. and China Case.

  • 12:30 p.m., Brett Sutika and Daniel Cromwell – International Trade and Growth in China and the U.S.

  • 12:45, Kevin Bowser – The Indian Economy and the Indian Population Explosion

  • 1 p.m., Lisa Wright – Comparative Advantage in West Africa

  • 1:15 p.m., Megan Smith and Alex Angelone – Beer Here! Trading Beer and the Gravity Model

  • 1:30 p.m., Kathleen Coen and Elizabeth Lipski – Tsunamis, Oil Spills, and JPY/USD Exchange Rates

There will be a question and answer session after each presentation.

Presentations already given include:

  • Michael Felker – Socialism and Trade: A Multi-Country Comparison
  • Anh Lu, Mario Serrano and Emmelie Ylinenpaa – International Trade: Sweden, Ecuador, and Vietnam
  • Blayze Stefaniak and Ryo Ogura – Determinants of GDP Growth in Brazil, Iran, Israel, Korea, and Rwanda
  • Halsey Ginter and Sara Mancine – Unemployment and Trade in Japan
  • Emily Stewart and Nathan Lasher – The Butterfly Effect of Trade on GDP

For more information on the symposium, contact Dr. Sandra Trejos at

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Last Updated 1/11/21