Roanoke College penned an article about The ECON LAB and shared it on the College webpage. Check out what we are all about! https://www.roanoke.edu/about/news/econ_lab_student_research
Student researchers Theo Bookheimer and Eric Lee along with Professors Alice Kassens and Michael Enz shared their experiences, challenges, and adaptations made during the move from in person to online courses over the pandemic as a panel at the 32nd Annual Teaching Economics Conference hosted by Robert Morris University. Watch and hear what they shared.Continue reading “Students and faculty from The ECON LAB present at a national conference”
Jake Beardsley is an Economics and Math double major from Bakersfield, CA. He is researching access to and use of telemedicine during the pandemic.
Quinn Keatley of Richmond, VA is an Actuarial Science and Spanish double major at Roanoke College. She is exploring the relationship between small businesses and insurance. In particular, she is interested in protections small businesses have against disaster, including the COVID pandemic.
Theo is a senior economics major and math minor from Lexington, SC. He is researching the environmental impact of COVID-19, including the change in air pollution levels. Did air quality improve as fewer people drove to work? That is one of the questions Theo is investigating.
Want to watch the ~5:00 (each) presentations from each of The ECON LAB @ RC student researchers? They presented their work virtually today, but we recorded the event, so you can watch too. So, grab a coffee and watch their excellent work.
The eight researchers in The ECON LAB @ RC will present their research to an online audience on Wednesday November 18. For a look at their topics, check out the conference program.
George Gilbert is a senior Economics major who is also getting concentrations in finance and accounting and is a member of the Men’s Lacrosse Team. After working at a car dealership, he became curious about the economic impact of COVID on that industry. In his own words: “I will be examining the impact with whichContinue reading “Researcher: George Gilbert”
Lilly is a junior from Salem, VA majoring in Economics and Math. She is exploring scope of practice laws in health care, including those pertaining to nurse practitioners, and how those laws likely impacted the ability of states to respond to COVID.
Eric Lee is a senior majoring in Actuarial Science and minoring in economics. He is from Archbald, PA and recently accepted a job at Geico for his life after Roanoke College. There he will be analyzing all kinds of data. With The ECON LAB he is investigating mental health during the pandemic. In his ownContinue reading “Researcher: Eric Lee”