Student Research Day - April 23-24, 2007
The following economic students participated in Student Research Day on
April 23-24, 2007:
- Levi Funk, Michael Garten, Christina Hansen,, and Leslie Sutton/Dr. Eric Jamelske - "Local and Regional Economic Snapshots "
- Mara Hennen /Dr. David Schaffer- "An Analysis of Low-Wage Workers in the U.S. "
- Adam Meyer and Ron Rowlett /Dr. Eric Jamelske - "Local Wage Analysis: an Initial Look at Data from the Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce "
- Thomas Michels/Dr. Eric Jamelske - "Local Home Construction and Home Sales Analysis"
- Robert Peterson/Dr. David Schaffer - "Wages and Educaton: A Comparison of Low-Wage and High-Wage Workers Over Time"
- Laura Pierce/Drs. Edward Young and Fredric Kolb - "Rural Population Effects on Incomes in Eau Claire and Other Wisconsin MSAs"
- Dan Platta, Sally Merrill and Ryan Tessmer/Dr. Eric Jamelske - "Eau Claire Stock Basket: A Comparison of Investment Alternatives"
- Economics/Psychology - Emily Brown, Jason Haluska, Beth Lutz, Anjali Anand and John Rodgers/Drs. Eric Jamelske & Lori Bica - "Preliminary Findings from the Evaluation of the USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program in Wisconsin Schools"
Student Poster Presentations
December 10, 2007
Students of WMNS/ECON 337 (Women and the Labor Market) presented six poster presentations on issues that women face in the labor market in the United States. The project topics were as follows:
- Women, men, and education: time trends (2000-2007, Wisconsin and Alabama
- Women in the labor market: wage trends (2007, Wisconsin)
- Women and occupational trends (Wisconsin 2007)
- Gender wage gap in male dominated occupations (2007 Wisconsin)
- Marital status, presence of children, and economic status (2007 Milwaukee)
- Economic status of American minority women (2007 North east UW and international comparison with Germany)
The completed research papers, including literature review, were also available for viewing on the same day.