Students present papers at MEA meeting

April 5, 2017

Melvin Masinde, Gerald Healy, Jacob Gerlach, Yining LuFour economics seniors presented papers at the Midwest Economics Association 2017 annual meeting on March 31-April 2. 

Midwest Economics Association MeetingMelvin Masinde, Gerald Healy, Jacob Gerlach, and Jing Ru Tan (in photo, l to r) submitted papers to the undergraduate paper competition and were selected to present them at the meeting in Cincinnati. The Midwest Economics Association is a non-profit organization whose purpose is the advancement of economic knowledge and the economics profession.

Part of the funding support for travel came from a Koch Foundation grant that helps fund undergraduate research at ISU.

Several department members attended the meeting with the students. In the photo at right: Oleksandr (Alex) Zhylyevskyy, Georgeanne Artz, Jimena Gonzalez-Ramirez, TJ Rakitan, Gerald Healy, Jing Ru Tan, Melvin Masinde, Jacob Gerlach (l to r) and Peter Orazem (not shown).