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Economics Mentorships

1-on-1 learning and original research projects customized around students' interests

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A mentorship in economics allows a student to explore how nations, their governments, businesses, and individuals make choices on what and how they spend resources. Understanding the systems at play in the production, consumption, and transfer of wealth is key to any student interested learning more about business or economics.

In broad strokes, students learn how human behavior is influenced by resource distribution and vice versa. Students can develop their technical writing and research skills, their commercial and cultural awareness, as well as their interpersonal skills. Economics mentorships can result in a variety of final projects including policy briefs, academically rigorous research papers, op-eds, or educational materials.



Report on food justice analyzing corporate causes and solutions to inequity

Academic research paper analyzing the economics of educational access

Paper exploring the geographical dynamics of the US equestrian economy using game theory modeling.

Paper and presentation evaluating launch timing decisions for Elon Musk's cybertruck and neural chip, using game theory models

Research paper analyzing the effect of Ukranian refugees on the economy in Poland, with comparisons to other historic refugee crises

Opinion essay examining the intersection of economics and sports, with a focus on examples of how behavioral economics principles apply in the sports world

Research paper studying the economics of food insecurity in the US, including an analysis of food insecurity since the COVID pandemic, with proposed recommendations to improve food assistance programs

Research article and original experiment exploring whether Tweets have a causal impact on stock prices

Research paper and accompanying policy brief on the environmental impact of cryptocurrencies

Analysis exploring how different countries will be affected by the transition to renewable energy sources

An economic analysis of cryptocurrency's potential to provide economic relief to citizens of Venezuela and other oppressive authoritarian regimes