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Faculty-Student Research

Undergraduate and graduate students may participate in supervised research opportunities and earn economics elective credits. In addition, research scholarships and research publication opportunities are available.

Information about upcoming projects (2021-2022) coming soon. Apply now.
Featured Past Projects


The Effect of Institutional Aid on International Student Enrollment:
A Fixed-Effects Approach

Daniel Posmik; Business Economics, Business Analytics

Posmik explores the effect of insitutional aid on international student enrollment through the use of a two-way
fixed-effect model on a sample of universities from the Great Lakes region.


Understanding How Different Types of Exchanges Using Blockchain Technology Affect Price Transparency
and Diffusion in Comparison to Traditional Exchange Markets 

Nick Zimmerman; Finance, Economics

Zimmerman explores if and how exchanges on blockchain technology can offer a more beneficial option to users in comparison to how traditional markets operate. 


A Code of Ethics for Applied Economics

Sahar Heydari Fard; Applied Economics

Heydari Fard explores what a code of ethics—as opposed to a code of conduct—would look like for the discipline of applied economics as well as what ethical framework should guide the collection, analysis, and dissemination of economic data.


Supply and Demand for UC Parking

Eli Proffitt; Economics

Proffitt explores how changes in UC parking policy and fee structure could help to solve the university's parking supply problem.


Economic Analysis of a Public Transportation Tax

Benedict Leonardi; Economics, Mathematics

Leonardi explores the fiscal and distributional effects of a ballot measure that will reduce the City of Cincinnati's income tax from 2.1 percent to 1.8 percent while simultaneously increasing Hamilton County's sales tax by 0.8 percentage points.

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