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

September 22, 2017
Drake University hosted a special luncheon to announce and celebrate the winners of the 2017 John Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition, which encourages and promotes entrepreneurial activity and create greater awareness of the resources available to entrepreneurs in Iowa.