Honors and Senior Theses in EEP


Have you thought about writing a thesis? If requirements are met, you can enroll in:

You can also apply for research funding for your thesis in the Student Initiated Portal of  SPUR.



A Sample of EEP Alumni Honors' Thesis

  • Scott Kaplan. 2014. "Alternative Crop Adoption: A Study from Cote d'Ivoire,"  PRESENTATION (mentor David Zilberman, ARE)
  • Natalie Mezaki. 2017. "Using Econometrics to Test the Effects of Environmental Injustice on Performance in School" THESISPRESENTATION (mentor: Brian Wright, ARE)
  • Sophie Andrews. 2018. "Temperature Response in U.S. Electricity Demand, an Investigation into Adaptive Preferences," PRESENTATION (mentor: James Sallee, ARE)
  • Ryan Saraie. 2018. "Impacts of the California Solar Initiative on Solar Energy Adoption" THESIS (mentor: Meredith Fowlie)
  • Tyler Jacobson.  2019. " Estimating Willingness to Pay for Cleaner Air" VIDEO, THESIS (mentors David Card, Economics;  Sofia B. Villas-Boas, ARE). 
  • Kipper Berven.  2020. "The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act's Impact on Ground Water Withdrawal in the Sacramento Hydrologic Region,"  THESIS (mentors Sofia B. Villas-Boas, ARE; Ellen Bruno, ARE).
  • Ryan Andresen,  2020. "Does Drought Surcharge Pricing Induce Water Conservation?" THESIS (mentor Sofia Villas-Boas, ARE).
  • Xinyue Gao, 2020. "Analysis of Factors Influencing Organic Consumption Among Young Adults in California" THESIS (mentor Sofia Villas-Boas, ARE).