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  • OCOB - Seminars
    3 30 to 5 00 in Room 03 206 unless otherwise noted We socialize after the seminar has concluded Date Speaker Inviting Department Paper Title Fall Quarter 2015 Sep 25 Jonathan James Cal Poly Economics The Path to College Education Are Verbal Skills More Important than Math Skills pdf Oct 9 Petra Persson Stanford Economics The Long Run Consequences of Grade Inflation Nov 6 Teny Shapiro Santa Clara University Economics Academic Achievement Across the Day Evidence from Randomized Class Schedules Nov 13 Vincent Requillart Toulouse Economics Quality standards versus nutritional taxes health and welfare impacts with strategic firms pdf Dec 4 Sevgi Yuksel UCSB Economics Media Competition and the Source of Disagreement pdf Winter Quarter 2016 Jan 22 Robert Innes UC Merced Economics Lying Through Others Does Delegation Promote Deception Jan 29 Hashem Pesaran Cambridge USC Finance Country Specific Oil Supply Shocks and the Global Economy A Counterfactual Analysis pdf Feb 5 Michael Jay Stutzer Colorado Finance Entropic Diagnostics for Asset Pricing SDFs A Critique Mar 4 Marianne Page UC Davis Economics TBA Spring Quarter 2016 Apr 8 Dmitry Livdan UC Berkeley Finance TBA Apr 22 Joseph Sabia San Diego State Economics TBA Apr 29 Jill McCluskey Washington State Economics

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  • OCOB - Past Economics-Finance Seminars
    Past Outstanding Senior Project Awards Planning Your Years as Economics Major Visiting Professors 2012 Return to Undergraduate Programs Home Business programs are accredited by AACSB Past Economics Finance Seminars Series Topics and Presenters 2014 2015 2013 2014 2012 2013 2011 2012 2010 2011 2009 2010 2008 2009 2007 2008 Recent News Paul Orfalea Speaks to Students on Campus Visit Cal Poly Faculty Receives 400 000 Grant to Study Economy of

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  • OCOB - Teaching
    Teaching Research Senior Projects Past Outstanding Senior Project Awards Planning Your Years as Economics Major Visiting Professors 2012 Return to Undergraduate Programs Home Business programs are accredited by AACSB Teaching Economics Curriculum Economics Major Economics Minor 2013 2014 course offerings Recent News Paul Orfalea Speaks to Students on Campus Visit Cal Poly Faculty Receives 400 000 Grant to Study Economy of Local Food Cal Poly Students Rank High at Construction

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  • OCOB - Research
    J in press Performance Measurement in Military Operations Information versus Incentives Defense and Peace Economics Marlow Michael L 2013 Do Public Sector Unions Erode Business Climates Applied Economics Letters 20 1413 1417 Marlow Michael L Shiers Alden Craven B M 2013 Economic Affairs John Wiley 33 2 174 189 Marlow Michael L 2013 The Economics of Minimum Pricing for Alcohol Economic Affairs 33 June 174 189 Marlow Michael L 2013 Soda Regulation Is Not the Solution Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons Marlow Michael L 2013 Public Sector Unions and Government Size Applied Economics Letters 20 466 470 Zambrano Eduardo in press Subtle Price Discrimination and Surplus Extraction Under Uncertainty Journal of Mathematical Economics http www sciencedirect com science article pii S0304406813000724 Books Book Chapters and Other Peer Reviewed Publications Fisher Eric 2013 Optimal Asian Dollar Surplus World Scientific 2012 Prevention and Crisis Management Lessons for Asia from the 2008 Crisis eds Stephen Rosefielde Masaaki Kuboniwa and Satoshi Mizobata Jaggia Sanjiv Kelly A 2013 Essentials of Business Statistics Communicating with Numbers pp 514 McGraw Hill James Jonathan 2013 The Surprising Impact of High School Math on Job Market Outcomes Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland http www clevelandfed org research commentary 2013 2013 14 cfm Marlow Michael L 2013 Proposed OSHA standards on silica fail to promote worker health The Hill Marlow Michael L 2013 Relax and Enjoy Thanksgiving Sales New York Daily News Marlow Michael L 2013 Take a Big Gulp The Economist Marlow Michael L 2013 Richmond s abuse of eminent domain Orange County Register Marlow Michael L 2013 Moderation is key for public sector unions San Diego Union Tribune Marlow Michael L 2013 Court makes right call to take up recess appointments Detroit Detroit News Marlow Michael L The Skinny on Anti Obesity Soda Laws Imposing per ounce levies or limiting serving sizes is a futile pursuit New York Wall Street Journal G A K J K M T S Zambrano Eduardo 2013 Measuring Key Disparities in Human Development The Gender Inequality Index In D Figart and T Warnecke Ed Handbook of Research on Gender and Economic Life United Nations Development Program Human Development Research Paper Series 2012 Journal Articles Bloechi Florian Fisher Eric Theis Fabian Vega Redondo Fernando Forthcoming Vertex Centralities in Input Output Networks Reveal the Structure of Modern Economies Physical Review E Hamilton Steve Requate Til November 2012 Emissions Standards and Environmental Quality Standards and Stochastic Environmental Services Journal of Environmental Economics and Management Vol 64 Hamilton Steve Pofahl Geoff Richards Timothy August 2012 Obesity and Hyperbolic Discounting An Experimental Analysis Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics Vol 37 377 389 Allender William Hamilton Steve Richards Timothy January 2012 Commodity Price Inflation Retail Pass Through and Market Power International Journal of Industrial Organization Vol 30 50 57 Anderson Michael Jaggia Sanjiv January 2012 Return Purchase or Default Outcome Duration and Consumer Behavior in the Rent to Own Market Empirical Economics Vol 43 313 334 Jaggia Sanjiv Saha Koushik Singh Jay Forthcoming The Effect of Distribution on Product Temperature Profile in Thermal Insulated Containers for Express Shipments Journal of Packaging Technology and Science Jaggia Sanjiv Thosar Satish Forthcoming The Role of Investor Sentiment in the IPO Aftermarket Journal of Investing Blanken Leo Lepore Jason November 2012 Unpacking the Various Meanings of Redundancy From Theoretical Drivers to Military Planning Defense and Security Analysis Vol 28 326 342 Lepore Jason Mackey Alison Mackey Tyson November 2012 Punishment Versus Reward in All Pay Contests with Perfect Formation Economics Bulletin Vol 32 8 Lepore Jason Shafran Aric October 2012 Consumer Rationing and Cournot Outcomes Experimental Evidence Southern Economic Journal 23 Lepore Jason July 2012 Cournot Outcomes under Bertrand Edgeworth Competition with Demand Uncertainty Journal of Mathematical Economics Vol 48 177 186 Marlow Mike July 2012 Can Behavioral Economics Combat Obesity Regulation Vol 35 Marlow Mike January 2012 Effectiveness of Massachusetts Comprehensive Tobacco Control Program Applied Economics Vol 44 373 385 Craven Barrie Marlow Mike Shiers Alden January 2012 Fat Taxes and Other Interventions Won t Cure Obesity Economic Affairs Marlow Mike Shiers Alden January 2012 Smoking Bans and Acute Myocardial Infarction Incidence Applied Economics Letters Marlow Mike Shiers Alden January 2012 The Relation between Fast Food and Obesity Applied Economics Letters Shafran Aric October 2012 Equivalent Option Price with Supply Uncertainty Bulletin of Economic Research Shafran Aric April 2012 Learning in Games with Risky Payoffs Games and Economic Behavior Vol 75 354 371 Books Book Chapters and Other Peer Reviewed Publications Jaggia Sanjiv Kelly Allison Forthcoming Essentials of Business Statistics McGraw Hill Jaggia Sanjiv Kelly Allison January 2012 Business Statistics Communicating with Numbers McGraw Hill Marlow Mike March 2012 Fat Chance An Analysis of Anti Obesity Efforts Mercatus Gaye A Klugman J Kovaceciv M Twigg S Zambrano Eduardo Forthcoming Measuring Key Disparities in Human Development The Gender Inequality Index Human Develop Research Paper Series 2011 Peer Reviewed Journal Articles Fisher E 2011 Heckscher Ohlin Theory When Countries Have Different Technologies Internationa Review of Economics and Finance 20 146 156 Fisher E 2011 Introduction to Heckscher Ohlin Theory A Modern Approach International Review of Economics and Finance 20 129 130 Egger P Marshall Kathryn Fisher Eric 2011 Empirical Foundations for the Resurrection of Heckscher Ohlin Theory International Review of Economics and Finance 20 202 210 Fisher E Marshall K 2011 The Structure of the American Economy Review of International Economics 19 15 31 Bloechl F Theis F Vega Redondo F Fisher E in press Vertex Centralities in Input Output Networks Reveal the Structure of Modern Economies To appear in Physical Review E Hamilton Stephen F Stiegert Kyle Richards Timothy How Does Advertising Affect Market Demand The Case of Generic Advertising Economic Inquiry Richards T Hamilton S F in press Network Effects in Supermarket Retailing To appear in European Review of Agricultural Economics Richards T Hamilton S F Allender W in press Commodity Price Inflation Retail Pass Through and Market Power International Journal of Industrial Organization Jaggia Sanjiv 2011 Identifiability of the Misspecified Split Hazard Models Applied Economics 3441 3447 Jaggia S Anderson M 2011 Return Purchase or Default Outcome Duration and Consumer Behavior in the Rent to Own Market Empirical Economics Marlow Michael L 2011 Why Does Tobacco Control Spending Vary So Much Across States Applied Economics Letters 18 723 728 Marlow M L Craven B Cameron J 2011 Health Information and Regulation in the Market for Tobacco Economic Affairs Spring Marlow M L Shiers Alden 2011 Optimal Weight Are Government Goals for Reducing Weight Sensible Regulation Cato Institute 34 2 10 15 Marshall K in press International Productivity and Factor Price Comparisons To appear in Journal of International Economics Shafran Aric Lepore Jason J 2011 Subsidization to Induce Tipping Economics Letters 110 1 32 35 Shafran A 2011 Self Protection Against Repeated Low Probability Risks Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 42 3 263 285 Shafran A 2011 Learning in Games with Risky Payoffs To appear in Games and Economic Behavior Books Book Chapters and Other Peer Reviewed Publications Fisher E in press Optimal Asian Dollar Surplus World Scientific 2012 Prevention and Crisis Management Lessons for Asia from the 2008 Crisis eds Stephen Rosefielde Masaaki Kuboniwa and Satoshi Mizobata Hamilton Stephen F Sunding D Economic Benefits of Expanded Groundwater Storage in the Central and West Coast Basins of Southern Los Angeles County Leiden IAHR Monograph on Groundwater Management Practices Marlow Michael L 2011 The Myth of Efficient and Fair Government pp 220 Praeger Publishers Newspaper Published Marlow M L 2011 Any great save won t come from gov t Boston MA Boston Herald Newspaper Published Marlow M L 2011 Net cast too wide for problem drinkers LA Daily News Newspaper Published Marlow M L 2011 FDA goes sour on corn sugar Orange County Register Newspaper Published Marlow M L 2011 FDA panel should have pharmaceutical expertise New Jersey The Record Newspaper Published Marlow M L 2011 Shed No Tears for Fannie and Fred New York City Wall Street Journal Newspaper Published Marlow M L 2011 Only public can win war on regs Red tape lengthens under Obama Boston MA Boston Herald Newspaper Published Marlow M L 2011 Four Out of Five Cheers for Robert Barro s Suggestions New York City Wall Street Journal Newspaper Published Marlow M L 2011 Government cannot provide all that we demand of it Buffalo New York Buffalo News Newspaper Published Marlow M L 2011 Alcohol taxes won t bridge Oregon s budget woes Portland Oregon The Oregonian Newspaper Published Marlow M L 2011 It s time to cut size of state government Sacramento CA Sacramento Bee Newspaper Published Marlow M L 2011 Taxing soda will trim jobs not waistlines LA CA LA Daily News Newspaper Marlow M L 2011 Dialogue Curing the Health Care System New York City New York Times Zambrano E G A K J K M T S Measuring Key Disparities in Human Development The Gender Inequality Index 2010 46 ed United Nations Development Program Human Development Research Paper Series 2010 Peer Reviewed Journal Articles Bloechl F Theis F Vega Redondo F Fisher E Vertex Centralities in Input Output Networks Reveal the Structure of Modern Economies Forthcoming Physics Review E Egger P Marshall K Fisher E 2011 Empirical Foundations for the Resurrection of Heckscher Ohlin Theory Forthcoming in International Review of Economics and Finance Fisher E 2011 Heckscher Ohlin Theory When Countries Have Different Technologies International Review of Economics and Finance 20 146 156 Fisher E 2011 Introduction to Heckscher Ohlin Theory A Modern Approach Forthcoming International Review of Economics and Finance Fisher E Marshall K 2011 The Structure of the American Economy To appear in Review of International Economics Hamilton S F Cassou S Gorostiaga A Gonzales M J 2010 Second Best Policy Growing Economy with Externalities International Tax and Public Finance 17 6 Hamilton S F Richards T Patterson P 2010 Spatial Competition in Private Labels Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 35 2 183 208 Hamilton S F Stiegert K Richards T How Does Advertising Affect Market Demand The Case of Generic Advertising Forthcoming Economic Inquiry Hamilton S F Gerking S 2010 SO2 Policy and Input Substitution Under Spatial Monopoly Resource and Energy Economics 32 3 Jaggia S 2010 Forecasting with ARMA Forecasting Models Case Studies in Business Industry and Government Statistics 4 1 59 65 Jaggia S 2010 Identifiability of the Misspecified Split Hazard Models Applied Economics 1466 1473 Jaggia S Anderson M Return Purchase or Default Outcome Duration and Consumer Behavior in the Rent to Own Market Forthcoming in Empirical Economics Jaggia S Thosar S 2010 A Partial Defense of the Giant Squid Journal of Financial Transformatio Lepore J J Blanken L J 2010 Slowing Down to Keep the Lead in Military Technology Defence and Peace Economics Lepore J J Knittel C R 2010 Tacit Collusion in the Presence of Cyclical Demand and Endogenous Capacity Levels International Journal of Industrial Organization 28 2 131 144 Marlow M L 2010 The Economic Losers from Smoking Bans Should Policymakers Worry About Harm to Bars VFWs and Fraternal Organizations Regulation 33 3 14 19 Marlow M L 2010 Do Expenditures on Tobacco Control Decrease Smoking Prevalence Applied Economics 42 11 1331 1343 Marlow M L 2010 Do Smoking Bans Reduce Heart Attacks Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons 15 1 13 14 Marlow M L 2010 The Influence of Private School Enrollment on Public School Performance Applied Economics 42 11 22 Marlow M L 2010 Do Smoking Bans Reduce Heart Attacks Reply to Lee Hieb M D Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons 15 2 Marlow M L Shiers A 2010 Would Soda Taxes Really Yield Health Benefits Regulation 33 Fall Marlow M L Shiers A 2010 What Role for Government in Curbing Obesity Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons 15 Fall Shafran A 2010 Interdependent Security Experiments Economics Bulletin 30 3 1950 1962 Shafran A Lepore J J 2011 Subsidization to Induce Tipping Economics Letters 110 1 32 35 Books Book Chapters and Other Peer Reviewed Publications Hamilton S F Sunding D Economic Benefits of Expanded Groundwater Storage in the Central and West Coast Basins of Southern Los Angeles County Leiden IAHR Monograph on Groundwater Management Practices Marlow M L The Myth of Efficient and Fair Government pp 220 Praeger Publishers Other Intellectual Contributions Fisher E 2010 Review of Ian Bremer s The End of the Free Market Cleveland Ohio Cleveland Plain Dealer Zambrano E G A K J K M T S Measuring Key Disparities in Human Development The Gender Inequality Index 2010 46 ed United Nations Development Program Human Development Research Paper Series 2009 Peer Reviewed Journal Articles Rebelein R Mitchell D T Schneider P H Simpson N B Fisher E 2009 A Classroom Experiment on Exchange Rate Determination with Purchasing Power Parity Journal of Economic Education 40 Hamilton S F Innes R 2009 Vertical Restraints and Horizontal Control RAND Journal of Economics Hamilton S F 2009 Excise Taxes with Multi Product Transactions American Economic Review Hamilton S F 2009 Informative Advertising in Concentrated Differentiated Markets International Journal of Industrial Organization Jaggia S Kelly Hawke A 2009 Modeling Skewness and Elongation in Financial Returns The Case of Exchange Traded Funds Applied Financial Economics 19 16 1305 1316 Jaggia S Anderson M 2009 Rent to Own Agreements Customer Characteristics and Contract Outcomes Journal of Economics and Business 61 51 69 Jaggia S Identifiability of the Misspecified Split Hazard Models To appear in Applied Economics Lepore J J Cournot and Bertrand Edgeworth Competition When Rivals Costs are Unknown Economics Letters 101 3 237 240 Marlow M L 2010 Do Expenditures on Tobacco Control Decrease Smoking Prevalence Applied Economics forthcoming Marlow M L 2010 The Influence of Private School Enrollment on Public School Performance Applied Economics 42 11 22 Marlow M L 2009 Anatomy of Public Health Research Tobacco Control as a Case Study Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons 14 3 79 80 Marlow M L 2009 Epidemiologic and Economic Research and the Question of Smoking Bans Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons 14 2 58 60 Marlow M L 2009 Is the CDC Blowing Smoke Regulation 32 2 46 52 Marshall K The Factor Content of Chinese Trade To appear in Journal of International Trade and Economic Development Books Book Chapters and Other Peer Reviewed Publications Fisher E 2009 Comment on Efficient Inflation Targets for Distorted Dynamic Economies New York Monetary Policy in Low Inflation Economies Cambridge University Press Jaggia S Anderson M 2009 An Empirical Look at Low Income Consumers and the Rent to Own Industry Nova Science Publishers Other Intellectual Contributions Marlow M L 2009 Smoking Bans and Air Quality Reply to Phyllis Schlafly 3rd ed vol 14 Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons Marlow M L 2009 Do Anti Smoking Programs Work to Reduce Smoking Atlanta Journal Constitution Marlow M L 2009 State Spending s Steady Climb California Has Been Living Beyond Its Means for About 15 Years Orange County Register 2008 Peer Reviewed Journal Articles Gerking S and Hamilton S F What Explains the Increased Utilization of Powder River Basin Coal in Electric Power Generation American Journal of Agricultural Economics Hamilton S F Excise Taxes with Multi Product Transactions forthcoming in the American Economic Review Hamilton S F Informative Advertising in Concentrated Differentiated Markets International Journal of Industrial Organization Hamilton S F Unintended Consequences The Spillover Effects of Common Property Regulations To appear in Marine Policy Innes R Hamilton S F Vertical Restraints and Horizontal Control forthcoming in the RAND Journal of Economics Jaggia S Anderson M Rent to Own Agreements Customer Characteristics and Contract Outcomes Journal of Economics and Business 1 19 Jaggia S Kelly A Practical Considerations when Estimating in the Presence of Autocorrelation Case Studies in Business Industry and Government Statistics 1 7 Jaggia S Kelly Hawke A Modeling Skewness and Elongation in Financial Returns The Case of Exchange Traded Funds To appear in Applied Financial Economics Lepore J J Cournot and Bertrand Edgeworth Competition when Rivals Costs are Unknown Economics Letters 101 3 237 240 Marlow M L Do Expenditures on Tobacco Control Decrease Smoking Prevalence Applied Economics Marlow M L Craven B The Economic Effects of Smoking Bans on Restaurants and Pubs in the UK Economic Affairs December 57 61 Marlow M L 2008 Honestly Who Else Would Fund Such Research Econ Journal Watch 5 2 240 268 Shafran A Risk Externalities and the Problem of Wildfire Risk To Appear in Journal of Urban Economics 64 2 488 495 Zambrano E Epistemic Conditions for Rationalizability Games and Economic Behavior Zambrano E Expected Utility Inequalities Theory and Applications To Appear in Economic Theory Books Book Chapters and Other Peer Reviewed Publications Fisher E Experiments with Arbitrage across Assets North Holland Press The Handbook of Experimental Economic Results Anderson M and Jaggia S An Empirical Look at Low Income Consumers and the Rent to Own Industry Nova Science Publishers Jaggia S Thosar S Recent Trends in Initial Public Offerings New Business and Finance Research Developments Nova Science Publishers Inc 2007 Peer Reviewed Journal Articles Hamilton S F Richards T J Patterson P 2007 Fast Food Addiction and Market Power Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 33 3 pp 425 47 Marlow M L 2007 Do Tobacco Control Programs Lower Tobacco Consumption Evidence from California Public Finance Review 35 6 pp 689 709 Marlow M L 2007 Determinants of State Tobacco Control Expenditures Applied Economics 40 7 pp 831 839 Books Book Chapters and Other Peer Reviewed Publications Fisher E 2007 Empirical Tests of Exchange Rate Theory pp 213 218 Berlin Springer Verlag Jaggia S Thosar S 2007 IPO pricing in the post bubble era Partial adjustment revisited pp 263 271 New Developments in Banking and Finance Nova Science Publishers Inc 2006 Peer Reviewed Journal Articles Fisher E 2006 The Forward Premium in a Model with Heterogeneous Prior Beliefs Journal of International Money and Finance 25 pp 48 70 Hamilton S F Zilberman D 2006 Environmental Regulations Illicit Behavior and Equilibrium Fraud Journal of Environmental Economics and Management Hamilton S F Richards T 2006 Rivalry in Price and Variety among Supermarket Retailers American

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  • OCOB - Senior Projects
    Government Seed Price Interventions on Bt Cotton in India Can China Export Economic Development Minifarming My Market Basket The Effect of Announcements of the Unemployment Rate on Fixed Income Securities An Event Study and Regression Analysis The Viability of Stock Twits and Google Trends to Predict the Stock Market The Internet Changing Markets Price Differentials on Online Markets for Textbooks A Competitive Advantage through Currency Manipulation Accuracy and Bias in Macroeconomic Forecasts Are All Government Forecasts Created Equal Lessons for the Affordable Care Act Finding Difference in Differences from the Massachusetts Health Reform The Sustainability of Ethanol Mandate in Brazil The Impact of Ethanol Price Demand and Food Security Gaming Tourism Boom in Macau Examining Evidence of Dutch Disease Startup Financial Conditions New Firm Survival War and the Effect on United States Gross Domestic Product Would Increasing Gun Control Lead to Less Violence College Football Labor Market U S Corporate Tax Helpful or Harmful The Economics of Web Advertising and Internet Retailing in the Fitness Industry Money or Skill The Drive behind America s Favorite Pastime Are Gun Laws Reducing Crime The Ability of the President to Influence Prices in the Gasoline Market Equity Valuation A Technical Approach Risk Creation in the U S Residential Mortgage Industry Unintended Consequences and Moral Hazard Associated with GSE Mortgages Senior Projects Fall 2012 Drilling into the Chinese Iron Ore Market Iron Ore Prices and How They Relate to China s Inflation Rate GDP Magic of the Silver Screen An Empirical Analysis of the Demand for Motion Pictures The Effects of Federal Policies on the Recovery of the Real Estate Market Since 2007 The Free Agency Market in Major League Baseball Examining Demand for Free Agents Young Money s Impact on How the Young Spend Money Examining Hip Hop s Role in Consumer Socialization Investment Demand Sensitivity and Low Interest Rates Fear in Financial Markets An Analysis of Volatility Measures in American and European Markets High School Athletics and Success The Costs and Benefits of a Degree A 2012 Approach to Synthetic Earnings A Study of Competitive Balance and Payroll Analysis in Major League Baseball Determinants of Economic Cost and Benefits of Publically Subsidized Sports Staidums Opinion Matters Professional and Non Professional Opinion Effects on Movie Consumption Decisions Future Financial Success and Its Implications Education Quality and Housing Prices An Analysis of San Luis Obispo Public Schools Economic Analysis and Projections Examining the Effect of the Gasoline Excise Tax on Consumer Consumption Behavior Relative Food Prices The Recommended Diet vs the Average American Diet Sports Teams Attendance and Revenue Maximation Are the SLO Blues Achieving Revenue Maximization Using Their Current Business Strategy The Great Repression Jewel of the Central Coast An Empirical Analysis of Single Family Home Values Near Montana de Oro State Park Underdeveloped GDP Growth vs Developed GDP Growth An Economic Analysis Obesity as a Burden on Medicaid and Medicare Has Obesity Become a Negative Externality for the People of the United States Inefficiency in the Sports Betting Market Exploiting Biases in NFL Point Spreads Will the Demand for Microfinance Continue in the Absence of Subsidization The Influences on Driving Behavior Which Factor is More Dominant Salary as a Function of Educational Attainment The Blockbuster Predicting a Film s Box Office Success Senior Projects Spring 2012 Is Privatizing the Screening Roles of the TSA the Best Choice Factors that Influence Student Academic Performance An Analysis of California s K 12 Student Outcomes Global Poverty We Must Ask the Right Questions The Effects of the Corporate Tax Rate on Federal Revenues and Economic Growth Efficient Extinction An Empirical Examination of Golf Courses and Housing Values Are Students Ratings Worthwhile China s Economic Outlook 1990 2030 Incorporating Worker Demographics Productivity Urbanization The Economic Impact of Wal Mart on Existing Businesses in the San Luis Obispo County Presence of a Paramour The Student Athlete The Effects of Playing High School Sports on Academic Performance Skokomish Recreational Angler Welfare The National Football League Pay and Performance Decomposing a Wage Premium Physical Characteristics Implications of Well Being Research on U S Public Policy Flat Taxes Simpler Fairer and More Efficient The Rise of Coffee Substitutes and Its Effect on Fair Trade Coffee Producers The Economic Impact of Sports Stadiums A Case Study for Revealed Preference in the Illegal SMOG Test Market Repatriation Tax Holiday Effects Revisted and Forecasted Whole Farm Modeling Sustainable in Practice SIP Certification Rejecting Conventional College Rankings Using ROI to Determine Quality of California Schools The Effects of Money on Educational Success Biofuels in Brazil A Cost Benefit Analysis of Factors Influencing Its Production San Francisco vs San Jose The Effect of the Payroll Tax on Firms Decisions to Locate On Real Money Trade Inflation in Virtual Economies Spend More Than You Make An Analysis of Progressive State Income Tax Rates on State Government Expenditures Implementation of the Alonso Muth Mills Model Theoretically Determining Effects of Pollution Abatement Emission Efficient Production Urban Advantage in the United States Varying Demand for Sleep by Age Are Major League Baseball Players Correctly Compensated for Their Talents The Role of Overeducation on Gender Income Inequality Returnsto Investments in Education A Review of the Models and Concepts Used for Analysis Spending Money to Get Paid What You Really Need to Know About a College Education An Analysis on the Probability of Having Employer Sponsored Health Insurance Lags on Monetary Aggregates to the Price Level Class Registration Efficiency Does the Level of Spending on Education Per Student Have an Effect on Violent Crime Rates in the United States The Federal Reserve s Exit Strategy Problem The Effect of Education Spending on Crime Problems Facing Policy Makers Regarding Drilling Teacher Impact How Can Identity Economics Provide the Framework for Educational Reform Quantitative Easing and Its Effects on the Supply of Money College Textbook Pricing Versus Reader Preferences Environmental Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing Senior Projects Fall 2011 Challenging the Assumption An Analysis of Outsourcing and Its True Effects on Business Success The Economics of Law School The Supply and Demand of Law

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  • OCOB - Past Outstanding Senior Project Awards
    Home Undergraduate Programs Economics Senior Projects Past Outstanding Senior Project Awards Economics Economics Faculty Directory Past Economics Newsletters Seminars Past Economics Finance Seminars Teaching Research Senior Projects Past Outstanding Senior Project Awards Planning Your Years as Economics Major Visiting Professors 2012 Return to Undergraduate Programs Home Business programs are accredited by AACSB Past Outstanding Senior Project Awards Spring 2011 Mayan Atid Framing Effects and Consumer Behavior in the Cell Phone Market An Experiment Spring 2011 Matthew Kinni The Preferential Tax Rate on Capital Gains and its Impact on Income Inequality Fall 2010 Evan Griffith Golden Oldies An Empirical Analysis of Vintage Guitar Sales on Ebay Spring 2010 Eric Wolf The Labor Market of Major League Baseball Player Salaries and How They Relate to On Field Performance Fall 2009 Jonathan Comeau Incorporating Uncertainty into Discounted Cash Flow Equity Valuations Spring 2009 Amy Speer Spatial Relationships in Unemployment Fall 2008 Steve Lynds Cost of War Recent News Paul Orfalea Speaks to Students on Campus Visit Cal Poly Faculty Receives 400 000 Grant to Study Economy of Local Food Cal Poly Students Rank High at Construction Management Competition Cal Poly Students to be Honored by Lawmakers at State Capitol on Feb 1 More

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  • OCOB - Visiting Professors 2012
    an honoris causa doctoral degree by the University in Lund In 1991 he founded UCLA s Center for Computable Economics and remained its director until 1997 He published a noteworthy book entitled On Keynesian Economics and the Economics of Keynes in 1968 In 2006 the UCLA economics department celebrated Axel Leijonhufvud s contributions to economics and their department by hosting a conference in his honor Axle Leijonhufvud is currently a Cal Poly research scholar and a guest economics researcher for the Orfalea College of Business Janine Empen Janine Empen is a visiting economics researcher She is currently a teaching and research assistant at the University of Kiel Germany Her research interests include retailing consumer behavior price promotions brand loyalty retail pass through production differentiation functional foods and retail and household scanner data Janine s teaching experience includes a tutorial in introduction to economics a lecture and tutorial in agricultural market analysis and a computer tutorial in economics of plant production and animal breeding She has supervised master students as well as received an award for the best master thesis of the faculty of agricultural and nutritional sciences at the University of Kiel Janine is fluent in German English and French Kyle Stiegert Dr Kyle Stiegert is a visiting economics researcher Stiegert is a professor of economics at the University of Wisconsin Madison where he teaches economics of the food industry applied econometrics analysis and introduction to agricultural and applied economics He received his Ph D in agricultural economics marketing and trade from Purdue University Professor Stiegert conducts research on public policy concerns pertaining to a imperfect competition in the farm input food processing and food retailing industries b agricultural trade policies and c global antitrust enforcement His professional interests include industrial organization of the food and agricultural sectors antitrust policy

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  • OCOB - Economics Newsletter Fall 2015
    UNEP researchers and international scholars to build a methodology for tracking progress in different dimensions of a green economy Read More Letter from Area Chair Steve Hamilton Economics Professor and Area Chair Steve Hamilton gives an insider s perspective on what s happening in the Cal Poly Economics area including student projects faculty excellence and the master s degree program Read More Economics Society Students Travel to San Francisco for World Oil Prices Discussion Members of the Cal Poly Economics Society met at the San Francisco Commonwealth Club to hear a panel of experts discuss the geopolitics and economics behind the current state of world oil prices and American energy sentiments Read More Alumni Spotlight Chuck Templeton Economics alumnus Chuck Templeton founded OpenTable in 1998 only four years after leaving Cal Poly Since then he has found a way to combine his passions for entrepreneurship and the environment Read More Economics New Faculty Update Cal Poly welcomed three new economics faculty this fall Get to know the educators who will play a big role in the future of economics education in the Orfalea College of Business Read More Economics Graduate Student Earns Second Place in CSU Research Competition Mathew Thomson a graduate economics student earned second place in the California State University Research Competition earlier this year Read More Mustang Memories Economics We asked and you answered Cal Poly economics alumni share memories of the educators who made a big impact on their lives Read More Economics Alumnus Rik Floyd Joins Foster Thornton LLC In addition to being elected president of the Cal Poly Alumni Association Rik Floyd has also joined the team at Foster Thornton Read More Can Government Intervention End Obesity Professor Michael Marlow gave his perspective on government s role in the obesity epidemic in the latest

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