Awards

Economic Department Awards

Faculty and Staff Awards

  • Wei Xiao, Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching- 2016-2017
  • Joanne Ardune, Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service- 2014-2015
  • Barry Jones, Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching- 2013-2014
  • Florenz Plassmann, Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching- 2006-2007
  • Ken Christianson, Provost's Teaching Award- 2005-2006
  • Solomon Polachek, Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching- 2004-2005
  • Clifford R. Kern, Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching- 1973-1974

Graduate Student Awards

  • Duong Le, Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research - 2018 - 2019

  • Nusrat Jimi, Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research- 2018- 2019

  • Agnitra Roy Choudhury, Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching - 2017-2018
  • Leila Salarpour-Goodzari, Edward H. Prentice Award - 2016-2017
  • Marlon Tracey, Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research - 2015-2016
  • Jermaine Moulton, Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching - 2015-2016
  • Man Jin, Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching - 2014-2015
  • Daniel Parisian, Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching - 2013-2014
  • Michael Delgado, Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research- 2011-2012
  • Lori Anderson, Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching - 2010-2011
  • Gene Birz, Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching - 2008-2009
  • Daria Sevastianova, Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching - 2006-2007
  • Areil Belasen, Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching - 2005-2006
  • Christopher Parmeter, Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research- 2005-2006
  • Alexandre Olbrecht, Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching - 2004-2005
  • Kiril Tochkov, Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching - 2004-2005

Undergraduate Student Awards

University and SUNY Awards

  • Che Sun, Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence - 2017-2018
  • Che Sun, President's Award for Undergraduate Student Excellence - 2017-208
  • Yonglin Liang, President's Award for Undergraduate Student Excellence - 2016-2017
  • Robert Clark, Provost's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research - 2015-2016
  • Justin Mulvaney, Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence - 2014-2015
  • Mallory Mecca, Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence - 2013-2014
  • Mallory Mecca, President's Award for Undergraduate Student Excellence - 2012-2013
  • Taylor Arluck, Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence - 2012-2013
  • Taylor Arluck, President's Award for Undergraduate Student Excellence - 2011-2012
  • Yevgeny Bam, Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence - 2008-2009
  • Yevgeny Bam, President's Award for Undergraduate Student Excellence - 2008-2009
  • Bernard Provost, Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence - 2001-2002

Annual Economics Department Awards

ACADEMIC YEAR 2018 - 2019

  • J.C. Liu Prize for Outstanding Honors Thesis - Din Becevic

  • Distinguished Achievement in Economics - Jason Goldberg

  • Distinguished Achievement in Economics - Jennifer Gunning

  • Distinguished Achievement in Economics - David Titus

ACADEMIC YEAR 2017 - 2018

  • Economics Faculty Award for Excellence in Economics - Che Sun
  • Economics Faculty Award for Excellence in Economics - Gregory Scala
  • J.C. Liu Prize for Outstanding Honors Thesis - Min Jeong Kim
  • Robert and Karen Lovejoy Economics Scholarship - Vanessa Olivo
  • Distinguished Achievement in Economics - Min Jeong Kim
  • Distinguished Achievement in Economics - Emmanuel Davis
  • Distinguished Achievement in Economics - Tina Szpicek

ACADEMIC YEAR 2016 - 2017

  • Economics Faculty Award for Excellence in Economics - Yonglin (Pauline) Liang
  • J.C. Liu Prize for Outstanding Honors Thesis - Rica Zeitoune
  • Distinguished Achievement in Economics - Kyle Loftus
  • Distinguished Achievement in Economics - Rossella Scarpa
  • Distinguished Achievement in Economics - Rica Zeitoune

ACADEMIC YEAR 2015 - 2016

  • Economics Faculty Award for Excellence in Economics - Robert Clark
  • J.C. Liu Prize for Outstanding Honors Thesis - Robert Clark
  • Distinguished Achievement in Economics - Martina Kotzavekiaris
  • Distinguished Achievement in Economics - Brian Phung
  • Distinguished Achievement in Economics - Brandon S. Young

ACADEMIC YEAR 2014 - 2015

  • J.C. Liu Prize for Outstanding Honors Thesis - Kelly D. Hyde
  • Distinguished Achievement in Economics - Yujun Chen
  • Distinguished Achievement in Economics - Kelly D. Hyde
  • Distinguished Achievement in Economics - Richard J. Tarr

ACADEMIC YEAR 2013 - 2014

  • Economics Faculty Award for Excellence in Economics - Ethan Feilich
  • J.C. Liu Prize for Outstanding Honors Thesis - Ethan Feilich
  • Distinguished Achievement in Economics -Daniel Curreri
  • Distinguished Achievement in Economics - Carly Galek
  • Distinguished Achievement in Economics - Mallory Mecca

ACADEMIC YEAR 2012 - 2013

  • J.C. Liu Prize for Outstanding Honors Thesis - Melanie Rosenberg
  • Distinguished Achievement in Economics - Jinjing Tian

Honors Thesis

ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019

  • Din Becevic, "Liquidity, Momentum and the Cross Section of Expected Stock Returns", (Advisor: Rydqvist)

  • Jerray Chang, "Nonparametric Modeling of Returns to Schooling: An Application to Two South African Labor Surveys" (Advisor: Korolev)

  • Ryan Porti, "Internment of Japanese-Americans: Causal Impact on Educational Attainment" (Advisor: Polachek)

ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018

  • Christopher Almeida, " Measuring the Effects of Dollarization on Ecuador, El Salvador, and Guinea-Bissau" (Advisor: Hanes)
  • Minjeong (Joyce) Kim, "The Malawi Farm Input Subsidy Program and Household Use of Child Labor", (Advisor: Slichter)
  • Che Sun, "The Environmental External Costs of Uber: Evidence from the United States" (Advisor: Bottan)

ACADEMIC YEAR 2016-2017

  • Yonglin (Pauline) Liang, "Effects of the Urban Resident Pension Scheme on Household Finance in China" (Advisor: Nikolov)
  • Benjamin Rifkin, "What is the Price Effect of Zoning? " (Advisor: Carrion-Flores)

ACADEMIC YEAR 2015-2016

  • Robert Clark, "Accounting for Racial Achievement Gaps Across Differing Cognitive Tests" (Advisor: Polachek)
  • Yuyang Cui, "The Impact of Urbanization Level and Political Performance on Air Pollution" (Advisor: Zhou)
  • Nicholas L. Doran, "How the Euro Helped the Eurozone Crisis Unfold" (Advisor: Wolcott)
  • Jiahui Hu, "The Sentdown and Social Mobility in Urban China" (Advisor: Urquhart)
  • Gregory R. Mongan, "Has the Relationship Between Repo Rates and the Federal Funds Rate Changed: Post-Financial Crisis?" (Advisor: Hanes)
  • Thanh M Pham, "Does competition influence airline on time performances?" (Advisor: Pape)
  • Rica R. Zeitoune, "Droit de Suite: A Moral Crisis" (Advisor: Kern)

ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015

  • Jessica M. Adelman, "The Relationship Between Healthcare Access and Food Expenditure: a Cross-State Comparison" (Advisor: Ghosh)
  • Kelly D. Hyde, "Time Scarcity and Optimization: An Experimental Analysis" (Advisor: Nikolov/Wolcott)
  • Veenra Minnal, "The Effect of Injury on the Point Spread Market in the National Football League" (Advisor: Parisian)
  • Kassandra M. Smykowski, "The Impact of Trust on Trade During an Economic Shock" (Advisor: Wolcott)
  • Richard John Tarr, "The Federal Funds Market After the Great Recession" (Advisor: Hanes)

ACADEMIC YEAR 2013-2014

  • Ethan J. Feilich, "Divided We Fall? Exploring the Relationship between Wage Inequality and Recessions" (Advisor: Jones)
  • Aimee Mun, "The Impact of M-Pesa on Financial Inclusion in Kenya" (Advisor: Wolcott)
  • Aaron A. Stauter, "Revenue Sharing and Competitive Balance: A Case Study of Major League Baseball" (Advisor: Masters/Kern)
  • Andrew J. Topal, "The Effects of Finance on Social Welfare" (Advisor: Hanes)

ACADEMIC YEAR 2012-2013

  • Mikhail Gurtovoy, "Econometric Sins: Ordinal Scales in Cardinal Regressions" (Advisor: Plassmann)
  • Melanie N. Rosenberg, "Health Consequences of the Shifting American Diet" (Advisor: Flores-Lagunes)
  • Eric T. Wuu, "The Impact of Market Structure and Firm Financial Performance on Environmental Compliance" (Advisor: Carrion-Flores)

ACADEMIC YEAR 2011-2012

  • Apoorva S. Rama, "Economic Cost of the Iraq War" (Advisor: Kumbhakar)
  • Ziwei He, "Health as a Non-Economic Return to Education" (Advisor: Amin)
  • Tara-Marie Lynch, "Economics of Conflict: ETA vs. Spain" (Advisor: Pape)
  • Andrew Netter, "A VAR Model of the Swedish Economy" (Advisor: Jones)
  • Maxin Pekarskiy, "Familiarity and Altruism: Self-Interest vs. Teamwork within a Public Goods Framework" (Advisor: Pape)