Dec 09, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 698 - Economic Systems Design Thesis

Prerequisite, ECON 481 or ECON 683 . Under the continual guidance of his/her master’s thesis advisor, the student will define an economic decision making environment that presents unresolved behavioral or resource allocation questions; study and summarize the existing literature relevant to that economic environment; create an interactive model of the environment that implements its essential characteristics; design and execute experiments based on the model that can help resolve the unanswered questions; statistically analyze the data collected from the experiments; and finally present all the results in a cohesive thesis that is ready for publication. Letter grade. This course is repeatable to a maximum of 6 credits. (Offered every semester.) 3-6 credits