Sam Hayes Research Grant
The Samuel Hayes III Research Grant, established in 1991 through the generosity of members of the Swarthmore Alumni in Finance, honors the contributions made by Samuel L. Hayes III '57, former member of the Board of Managers and the Jacob Schiff Professor of Business at the Harvard Business School. The award provides support for student summer research in economics.
|Year||Student Name||Research Topic|
Kun Hee Kim '11
"Macroeconomic Fluctuations and Poverty."
"Foreign Direct Investment and the Environment."
|2009||Tuan Dung Mai '11||"Impacts of Rising Food Prices on Poverty in Vietnam."|
|2008||Ishan Irani '11||"A Study of Unilever's Investment Decisions in ECOWAS Economies: Understanding the Investment Potential of the ECOWAS Market."|
|2007||Cristian Nunez '09||The Landing & Consolidation of US & UK Cigarette Companies in Buenos Aires|
|2006||Brian Chen '07||Understanding Globalization: U.S. Foreign Direct Investment in The Netherlands|
|2003||Jordan Rosen '05 and Dan Yue '05||Electronic Voting Machine Research and Prototyping|
|2002||Laura Damerville '03||Study of the business economics involved in running Philadelphia's museums and galleries.|
|2001||Olga Rostapshova '02||Study investment behavior under uncertainty and its implications for the design of environmental policy.|
|2000||Marvin Barron '02||Study the costs and benefits of the expansion of multinational corporations in less-developed countries and will consider the policy implications of his findings.|
|1999||Anya Frieman '00||Investigate the business responses to welfare reform.|
|1998||Abigail Salerno '99||Explore the use of nostalgic imagery in advertising for computer products.|
|1997||Richard Okello '98||Research on the role of stock markets in predicting and promoting economic development - a case study of Uganda.|
|1996||Jonathan Kiang '97||Research on the Microsoft Corporation - Benevolent Leader and Malevolent Monopoly.|
|1995||Olushola Abidoye '97||Portfolio Diversification Through Investment in Emerging Markets: Risks and Returns.|
|1994||Elliott B. Sulcove '96||Working with faculty at the Univ. of Pittsburgh and members of the Smithsonian Institute will study the business, economic, political, and social facets of the Johnstown area, investigate the history of the Cambria Iron Works and participate in the founding of a local museum that focuses on the many aspects of the plant.|
|1993||Ruth Lieu '94||Study labor-management relations in US owned and joint-venture firms in China.|
|1992||Jennifer Besanceney '94|