Senior capstone papers

Candidates for the B.A. in Economics must write a capstone paper, registered as a one-hour independent study (Econ 199). This paper is normally completed in the student's senior year. Here are a few recent examples.

Ryan Kessler, "Salary Discrimination in the National Hockey League: A Look at the 2003-2004 Season," 2010 (adviser: Bill Boal) view pdf

Matthew Courtney, "Applying Economics to the Game of Baseball: A Study on Baseball Player Salary Determination," 2009 (adviser: Bill Boal) view pdf

Alex Bujak, "Household Income and the Value of a Recreational Experience: Analysis of Wildlife Viewing in Denali National Park," 2002 (adviser: Bill Boal) view pdf

Sarah Armstrong, "Voucher Privatization in the Czech Republic," 2002 (adviser: Bill Boal) view pdf

CBPA News
December 2, 2016
Students in the Drake University College of Business and Public Administration had the opportunity to learn from Drake alumni and professional managers about post-graduation career opportunities during Finance Career Night on Wednesday, Oct. 26.
×