Kyle Pate is studying Economics with an emphasis in Public Policy at Southern Oregon University, and is scheduled to graduate in spring 2013. Taking a holistic approach to his graduate school preparation, Kyle has complimented his core studies with electives in philosophy, environmental science, and mathematics.
Kyle has been honored to participate in one-on-one research outside the classroom with Dr. Dan Rubenson. After proving his dedication in Macroeconomic Forecasting, Dr. Rubenson invited Kyle join him in investigating what potential effects establishing a national monument on the Siskiyou Crest may have on local economies. They continue to work together on other regional issues relating to environmental economics.
In spring of 2012, Kyle was selected to participate in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Summer Program at the prestigious Santa Fe Institute for complexity research.
Dr. Dan Rubenson, Professor of Economics
Dr. Linda Wilcox-Young, Professor of Economics and Chair of Department
Dr. Eva Skuratowicz, Director of Southern Oregon Research Center
SOU McNair Scholars Journal Spring 2012 – Vol. 8
2011 McNair Scholar Symposium
|Presentation: The Impact of Amenities on Real Estate: A Hedonic Analysis (PDF)|