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Browsing by Department "Economics & Finance"

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  • Maiti, Abhradeep (Middle Tennessee State University, 2014-08-01)
    My doctoral dissertation consists of three empirical investigations in economics. Using dataset from the United States and India, I investigate the impact of law changes on labor market outcomes, effect of early classroom ...
  • Seals, Alan (Middle Tennessee State University, 2008)
    This dissertation consists of three essays on the effects that macroeconomic variables have on the microeconomic behavior of impoverished peoples. The first essay, "Are Gangs a Substitute for Legitimate Employment? ...
  • Deaton, Maxwell (Middle Tennessee State University, 2018-04-10)
    This dissertation is composed of three separate empirical analyses. Each is a separate analysis and article.
  • Alsaif, Saleh Saud (Middle Tennessee State University, 2017-10-30)
    Despite the many benefits of federal and state regulation to the society, regulations may be counterproductive to economic development objectives across the United States. The purpose of this dissertation is to inform ...
  • Salimullah, Abul Hasnat Muhammed (Middle Tennessee State University, 2018)
    This dissertation consists of three distinct, publishable ‘papers’ included as separate chapters. Although all of the three chapters can be read and understood independently, the first two chapters are on related themes. ...
  • Mansour, Fady (Middle Tennessee State University, 2017-03-14)
    This dissertation shows that changes in human capital and economic factors lead to some variations in the decisions of individuals regarding welfare participation and fertility. It also provides evidence that public policy ...
  • Rionero, Giuseppe (Middle Tennessee State University, 2014-04-11)
    The three questions I study in this dissertation relate to many topics in the area of immigration economics but they can be categorized into two main areas: illegal immigration and immigrant assimilation. In the first ...
  • Sayfuddin, ATM (Middle Tennessee State University, 2019)
    This dissertation focuses on interdisciplinary topics related to Industrial Organization, Environmental Economics, and Real Estate Economics. The first chapter of my dissertation studies the impact of going green on business ...
  • Bijelic, Elvedin (Middle Tennessee State University, 2019)
    ABSTRACT This dissertation is composed of three separate empirical analyses. Each analysis is a separate article. Collegiate athletics are a significant aspect of many universities in the United States. The costs for ...
  • Ndrianasy, Estrella (Middle Tennessee State University, 2019)
    This dissertation consists of three separate chapters, each providing an empirical analysis on various aspects of the opioid crisis in the United States. Each chapter is a separate article. The opioid epidemic has claimed ...
  • Wilson, Rachel (Middle Tennessee State University, 2009)
    This dissertation consists of three essays on the effects of the regulations of Advanced Practice Nurses (APNs) on the healthcare system. The first essay, "Health Insurance: Can Liberalized Regulations of Advanced Practice ...
  • Davies, Albert (Middle Tennessee State University, 2012)
    This dissertation is comprised of three essays regarding issues on house prices, with the focus of the analysis at the state and regional levels. The first say, "The Effects of Monetary Policy on Housing Using State Level ...
  • Wilson, Mark (Middle Tennessee State University, 1998)
    This study develops a technique of evaluating teaching effectiveness in higher education using two outcomes measures. The first measure, an instructor's score on the student evaluation of the teacher (SET), is considered ...
  • Droussiotis, Annabel (Middle Tennessee State University, 1995)
    The purpose of this study is to determine which factors assist in narrowing interethnic occupational differences. Particular attention will be paid to the role of education. Two educational variables are examined: the ...
  • Adongo, Jonathan Omiya (Middle Tennessee State University, 2013-08-17)
    The three articles in this dissertation investigate the effects of human capital and law on venture capital and private equity investments and exits in Africa. Using a novel panel dataset, I test the overall null hypotheses ...
  • Brooks, Rickey (Middle Tennessee State University, 2002)
    This study analyzes the economic impact of two significant non-state sources of direct expenditures associated with the public higher education system in Tennessee: nonresident students and Federally funded research. ...
  • Girtz, Robert (Middle Tennessee State University, 2012)
    This dissertation contains three chapters focusing on the impact of several personality traits --- locus of control, self-esteem and self-monitoring - on economic outcomes including wages, educational attainment, and ...
  • Morris, Pamela (Middle Tennessee State University, 2008)
    The "Implications of a Wealth Preference in a Monetary Equilibrium Model of the Business Cycle" is composed of two papers: "The Economic Impact of a Preference for Wealth" and "The Welfare Costs of Inflation When Agents ...
  • Cochran, Howard (Middle Tennessee State University, 1994)
    The primary purpose of this study is to investigate the influence of class size on student achievement in principles of college economics. A sample is selected from the Test for Understanding of College Economics III (TUCE ...
  • Chen, Yuanyuan (Middle Tennessee State University, 2012)
    This dissertation undertakes both quantitative and empirical analyses of a Dynamic Stochatic General Equilibrium (DSGE) asset pricing model addressing an issue that has contributed to the empirical failure of these models: ...

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