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Undergraduate Research Competition Winners

Undergraduate Research Competition Winners

The following undergraduate students were awarded research stipends and travel costs through a competitive Undergraduate Research Competition sponsored by the DeVoe L. Moore Center.

The Selection Committee consisted of the following full-time faculty members in the Department of Economics: Randall G. Holcombe, Joseph Calhoun, Katie Showman, Joab Corey, and Sam Staley.

2014-2015

§ Alexander Gordon (Economics) “Beyond Standardized Assessments: An Econometric Approach to Rethinking Regulation of the Charter School Market” E-mail: adg13b@my.fsu.edu

§ Rodrigo Guerrero (Economics, Pure Mathematics, & Music) “When Anti-Corruption Agencies Promote Corruption and Inefficiency: A Case Study of Peru’s Government Procurement Process” E-mail: rjg11@my.fsu.edu

§ Rodrigo's paper will be co-authored by Alonso Guerrero (Economics) at Universidad del Pacifico in Lima, Peru. E-mail: am.guerreroc@alum.up.edu.pe

2013-2014

  • Manav Sheth (Economics & Finance) “Accounting for Differences in Permit Approval times for Shopping Center in the City of Tallahassee” Accepted for presentation at the undergraduate research competition, Association of Private Enterprise Education, Las Vegas, 2014
  • Spencer Wilkins (Economics) “The Impact of the 2007 Financial Crisis on Self-Employment” Accepted for presentation at the undergraduate research competition, Association of Private Enterprise Education, Las Vegas, 2014