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Notables

Spring 2013

  • Two students in the Economics program presented papers at the Economics Scholars Conference for Undergraduate Research that was held April 5 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Zoe Pham presented “Housing Discrimination and the Great Recession” and Brooke Chatterton presented “The Impact of University Career Services and Internships on Undergraduate Students.” 

  • Ken Roberts, professor of economics and holder of the Hugh Roy and Lille Cullen Chair in Economics, recently had an invited essay titled “Migration and Agrarian Change” published in the Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration (Blackwell Publishing, 2013).

  • In January, Matthew Wladyka (Economics and Mathematics, 2011) finished a Masters of Science in Mathematical Finance degree at the Graduate School of Management, Boston University.  He now holds a position with PEAK6 Investments at their Chicago headquarters, where he will be developing new strategies in volatility arbitrage.

  • Fred Sellers, associate professor of business, presented a paper titled “Dynegy Corporation: Inflating Operating Cash Flow” at the Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association in Albuquerque, N.M., March 15.

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    Two Southwestern Economics majors presented papers at the Economics Scholars Program Conference for Undergraduate Research on April 5 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Zoe Pham presented “Housing Discrimination and the Great Recession” and Brooke Chatterton presented “The Impact of University Career Services and Internships on Undergraduate Students.”