Economics Majors Present Research and Earn Recognition at Pennsylvania Sports Business Conference

Posted on 5/6/21 12:28 PM

The Department of Economics is pleased to recognize threeeconomics majors who shared the results of their research completed as part of the honors track in economics at the 2021 Pennsylvania Sports Business Conference held virtually on Friday, April 23.

Presentations included:

Justina Mascaro"Predictability of Women in NCAA Division II Basketball Tournaments"
Student: Justina Mascaro
Faculty Mentor: Stephanie Jozefowicz

Michael Pesta"Determinants of NHL Goalie Salaries"
Student: Michael Pesta
Faculty Mentor: James Jozefowicz

Danika Polka"Baseball Salaries: How They Are Determined"
Student: Danika Polka
Faculty Mentor: James Jozefowicz

Justina Mascaro and Michael Pesta were announced as the co-recipients of 2021 Research Award at the Pennsylvania Sports Business Conference. According to its website, the Pennsylvania Sports Business Conference Research Award recognizes "an undergraduate student for their contributions to furthering the industry through research" on the basis of the quality of the research and the relevance of the topic.

Congratulations, Justina and Michael!