Research

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Several research opportunities are available to undergraduate economics majors. Writing a senior thesis provides the opportunity for an in-depth exploration of a topic of the student's choice. The Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program offers financial support for undergraduate research. Students may also work with a faculty member as an undergraduate research assistant.

For more information, contact an undergraduate advisor.

Senior thesis

Engaging in a thesis offers a unique, one-on-one learning experience with faculty, often becoming the highlight of one's undergraduate studies. The extensive research opens doors to diverse career paths, including law, Ph.D. programs, and private sector roles like analytics and investment banking. Beyond academia, the thesis is a tangible achievement, enhancing job interviews and graduate school application discussions by showcasing deep research and analytical skills.

Learn about some of the fantastic senior theses from past years:

2023 Senior Thesis Participants

2022 Senior Thesis Participants

2021 Senior Thesis Participants

2020 Senior Thesis Participants

Senior thesis guidelines

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