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BYU Econ Graduates Chosen as New Analysts for E*Trade​

​​Carson Lund & James Hinkson

Recent BYU Econ graduates Carson Lund and James Hinkson were chosen as new analysts for E*Trade. Over 1,000 applicants from over 400 universities applied, and only 26  were offered full-time analyst positions. Congratulations, Carson and James! ​

​2013​

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Student Feat​ured for Her Honors Thesis

Brooke S​mith

Congratulations to Brooke Smith who was featured in the BYUNews for her honors thesis which studied the effects of philanthropist companies such as TOMS...​ [more]

2012



"Graduates Receive ​Top Honors"​

This year's Economic graduates carry on the tradition of receiving top honors...​ [more] ​​​

"I Knew It..."

Jacqueline​​ Andros

Jacqueline Andros, a recent BYU Economics graduate, was highlighted in the BYU news for her study of people and their exhibition of hindsight bias...​ [more]

​"Grades ​and Housing"

Hannah March​​​ant

Economics major Hannah Marchant's honors thesis on the correlation between freshmen grades and whether they live on or off campus was recently highlighted in the Provo Daily Herald...​ [more]

2011​



BYU Student Jason Despain Named 2011 Truman Scholar

Jason ​Despain

​Jason Despain, an economics major from Wyoming studying at Brigham Young University…​ [more]​​​

​​"Does the Economy Determine the President? A Regression Model for Predicting US Presidential Elections"

Roy Ro​th

​Roy Roth, Economics major at BYU, recently had his Econ 388 paper published in the Undergraduate Economic Review... [more]

​2010



Students Examine Movie Ratings and the Box Office

Craig Palsson, Jare​​​d Shores

A generation ago PG films like Ghostbusters... dominated at the box office...​ [more]

"BYU Seventh in Nation for Grads that Get PhDs"

Patrick Turley

BYU undergrad Patrick Turley is dealing with a very good problem...​ [more]