Project Number: UR121
Project Title: Holidays and Work days: Impact of Cross-Country Variations on International Business Activity
Faculty Sponsor: Yener Kandogen
Department: School of Management
Proposed Starting Date: 01/03/12
Proposed Ending Date: 04/20/12
Student in mind: Yes
Number of hours to work per week: 1-6 hours
Project Description: There are quite a lot of variations in number of holidays, their duration and their dates across countries. This project will study its impact on international business activity.
Student Tasks & Responsibilities: Downloading and entering data into spreadsheets, and processing them to get them ready for analysis. Literature survey on similar projects published by others.
Minimum Student Qualifications: Proficiency in EXCEL, business major