BS in Economics

Molly Harnish

Molly Harnish, 2021

B.S. in Economics with Minors in Mathematics and Public Policy & Management

Maintaining a 4.0 while pursuing independent research with potential for wide-reaching application in the field of environmental economics.

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Cory Jack

Cory Jack, 2020

BS, Economics, 2020

Completed an undergraduate thesis on anti-trust laws in higher education, and will be attending law school after graduation.

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Matt Guse

Matt Guse, 2016

Immersed in international economic policy

Matt Guse uses his foundation in economic theory every day in his role at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C., where he works with the Division of International Finance.

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Olivia Gonzalez

Olivia Gonzalez, 2014

Turning complex economic information into public policy

Olivia Gonzalez is a research assistant at Mason's Mercatus Center and part-time PhD student. Her work revolves around issues related to public finance management, tax system structure, and economic development.

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Dana Shaat

Dana Shaat, 2014

Pursuing a PhD in economics

Drawing on her Mason coursework in economics and math, Dana Shaat is enjoying the intellectual stimulation and academic environment of a PhD program in economics at the University of Illiniois.

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Liya Palagashvili

Liya Palagashvili, 2011

Assistant Professor of Economics at SUNY-Purchase College (New York)

Professor Palagashvili's research is in law and economics, political economy, development economics, and entrepreneurship. Her current interests are on regulations impacting tech startups, the policy responses to the 2008 financial crisis, and various U.S. labor laws. Professor Palagashvili was recently selected as a Forbes 2016 '30 under 30' in Law and Policy.

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Daniel Lash

Daniel Lash, 1997

2022 Alumni Service Award to Mason

Dan Lash graduated from Mason in 1997 with a bachelor’s in economics. While at Mason, Lash interned for a financial planning firm in Vienna, Virginia and continued in that career path upon graduation.

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Daniel Lash

Daniel Lash, 1997

Encouraging students through Mason ties

Daniel Lash, BS Economics ’97, is a partner at VLP Financial Advisors, a financial planning firm based in Vienna, Virginia. He has 25 years of experience in the financial planning industry, which has enabled him to forge long term client relationships built on a foundation of trust and understanding.

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