Honors Prize and Award Winners

2020
Author Award Thesis Title
Arbuthnott, Emily Anna Laura Myers Prize for Outstanding Honors Thesis Safe as Houses? The Impact of the Brexit Vote on London's Role as a Property Safe Haven
Collison, Jack Anna Laura Myers Prize for Outstanding Honors Thesis The Impact of Online Food Delivery Services on Restaurant Sales
Cooper, Bella Anna Laura Myers Prize for Outstanding Honors Thesis A Deficit of Due Process: Racial Bias within Death Penalty Sentencing in Harris County, Texas
Fronsdal, Toren David M. Kennedy Honors Thesis Prize and Stanford University Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research Variation in Health Care Prices Across Public and Private Payers
Kashner, Zane John G. Sobieski Award for Creative Thinking School District Boundaries and Segregation: Evidence from Secessions
Lorenzon, Marco Award for Excellence in Honors Thesis Presentation Sleepy Surgeons: Resident Duty-Hour Reforms Reduce Patient Mortality
Shankar, Nikhil Stanford University Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research Adult Education and Missing Women. Evidence from India’s Saakshar Bharat Literacy Program
Zhang, Hugh John G. Sobieski Award for Creative Thinking A Simple Adaptive Procedure Converging to Forgiving Correlated Equilibria
2019
Author Award Thesis Title
Hoong, Ruru (Juan Ru) Stanford University Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research The Behavioral Economics of Social Media: A Study of Self Commitment Devices and the Facebook Privacy Paradox
Horsley, John Barr Stanford University Award for Excellence in Honors Thesis Presentation Cleanliness: The Impact of Moral Foundations Theory’s Sanctity/Degradation on Decision Making
Martin, Olivia Hope Anna Laura Myers Prize for Outstanding Honors Thesis Understanding the Geography of Housing Instability: Eviction and Affordable Housing Development
Mulaney, Annika John G. Sobieski Award for Creative Thinking Female Political Representation and Labor Force Participation in India
Pienkny, Max Bennett Anna Laura Myers Prize for Outstanding Honors Thesis Confronting Suicide: Clustering, County-Level Correlates, and Media Effects in the United States
Selden, Genevieve John G. Sobieski Award for Creative Thinking Market Timing: A Myth or a Possibility? Individual Investor and Mutual Fund Performance in the Stock Market
Sridhar, Kiran Anna Laura Myers Prize for Outstanding Honors Thesis Hacking for Good: Leveraging HackerOne Data to Develop an Economic Model of Bug Bounties
Tejeda, Manuel David Stanford University Award for Excellence in Honors Thesis Presentation Market Concentration, Earnings and Turnover: No-Poaching Clauses in the Quick Service Restaurant Industry
Yeung, Vicky Stanford University Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research Can You, and Should You, Buy an Innovation Hub?
2018
Author Award Thesis Title
Chayavivatkul, Pavin Stanford University Award for Excellence in Honors Thesis Presentation Insider Trading: A Quantitative Analysis of Premature Market Reactions in Thailand’s Stock Exchanges
Holderness, George Clifford Anna Laura Myers Prize for Outstanding Honors Thesis Confronting America's Opioid Crisis: Measuring the Impacts of State Laws on Opioid Misuse
Wang, Michael John G. Sobieski Award for Creative Thinking Header Bidding and Auctions with Intermediaries