Keegan VanLeeuwen is graduating with an Honors Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Analysis of Markets and Organizations with an emphasis in Finance for his hard work with his thesis titled “An Econometric Approach to Validate the Economic Impact of the 2002 Winter Olympics.” Jessie is from Sandy, Utah and plans to get to work using his degree after graduation. Congratulations Keegan, and welcome to your alumni network! Read on to learn more about Keegan’s thesis and his answers to our questions about his Eccles Experience.

Tell us something about your thesis – your research, your findings, or what you learned:

Olympic Committees moving forward must be more realistic about the economic return of hosting a mega event.

What was your most memorable experience as an Eccles student?

Business Scholars and Eccles Ambassador

Is there anyone you’d like to thank, acknowledge or shout out?

Professor Scott Schaefer for getting me to this point.