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