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Student awards 2014

  • The J. Ernest Tanner Award for Excellence in Economics - Mallory L. Avery
    This, our highest award, goes each year to the student with the highest GPA among all graduating economics majors. With an outstanding record at Tulane, Mallory L. Avery has earned an overall GPA of 3.975. She also wrote an original honors thesis that used laboratory and field experiments to examine why people contribute to public goods such as charities, focusing especially on the role of "fear" in motivating contributions.

  • The Newcomb College Award in Economics - Rachel D. Ryley
    The Newcomb College Award in Economics goes to the outstanding female economics major. With an overall GPA of 3.919, combining a major in economics with a major in mathematics, 2014 recipient Rachel D. Ryley has an outstanding record. She also participated in a summer research program for undergraduates in the Department of Economics, the Tulane Research Experience for Undergraduates.

  • The Mathematical Economics Award - Rachel D. Ryley
    This award is given to the student with the highest GPA among those graduating economics majors who also have a significant concentration in mathematics. For 2014, Rachel D. Ryley is our recipient, with an overall GPA of 3.919 and a dual major in economics and mathematics. She also wrote an original honors thesis on the impacts on Social Security of legalizing same-sex marriage.

  • The Paul Tulane College Award in Economics - Blake Holbrook and Nicholas Suellentrop
    This award each year goes to the outstanding male economics major. This year the award is shared by Blake R. Holbrook and Nicholas C. Suellentrop. Blake has earned an overall GPA of 3.882 in his years at Tulane University. Nicholas has an overall GPA of 3.878, combining a major in economics with a major in political science and international relations.

  • The Senior Scholar Award for Research in Economics - Mallory L. Avery
    The Senior Honors Scholar Award is given by the Honors College to a graduating economics major with the highest GPA among all graduating economics majors in the Honors Program. With a GPA of 3.975, Mallory L. Avery has an outstanding record, having worked on research projects in economics and in psychology. She has also written an original and creative honors thesis that used laboratory and field experiments to examine why people contribute to public goods such as charities.

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