Masters Theses

Masters Theses

 
This page collects the digitized full text of Masters Theses from the Department of Economics at Eastern Illinois University.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Natural Resources, Institutions, and Poverty: The Case of the MENA Region, Abdulrhman M. Alamoudi

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The S&P 500© Is Not a Leading Indicator for US GDP Over Policy-Relevant Time Frames, William D. Campbell Sr.

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Growth Performance of Transition Countries After 25 Years, Alena Kalodzitsa

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Governance and Economic Growth in Developing Economies: A Comparative Study, Hamid Lahouij

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Structural Change and Productivity Growth in Developing Countries, Ahmed Salim Nuhu

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Export-Oriented Entrepreneurship Intensity and Economic Growth in Developing and Developed Countries, Xueting Sun

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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An Investigation of the Nexus between Poverty and the Informal Sector in Developing Economies: A Case Study of Nigeria, Omotara Adeeko

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Does Foreign Aid Promote Growth? Evidence from Africa, Mai Abdulaziz Alghamdi

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Economic Growth Paradox in Nigeria: A Perspective from Natural Resource Wealth Time Series Analysis for the Period 1980 - 2013, Jamiu Amusa

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Evaluating Growth Slowdowns: Does Middle-Income Trap Exist?, Nusrat Farah

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Is the Demand for Health Care Income Elastic? The Case of 40 Sub-Saharan African Countries, Meron Masresha Nadew

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Financial Development, Human Capital, and Economic Growth: A Cross Country Analysis, Keshob Sharma

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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From Trade Deficit in Goods to Trade Surplus in Services: An Eclectic and Extended Gravity Model Approach in Analyzing the Determinants of Service Trade of the United States, Tofayel Ahmmad

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Remittances and Economic Growth Determinants in Low, Lower Middle, and Upper Middle Income Countries: A Comparative Study, Md Shahedur Rahaman Chowdhury

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Predictive Power of Aggregate Accounting Earnings Growth for Growth of Future GDP, Meng Huang

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Cross Sectional Analysis of the Demand for Prescription Pain Killers, Christopher Reed

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Deindustrialization In The American Labor Economy, 1960-2010, Joseph Camp

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Foreign Direct Investment Led Growth and Its Determinants in Sub-Saharan African Countries, Tewodros Zerihun Demelew

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A Monetary Analysis of Ghana: Examining the Relationship between Monetary Policy, Price Stabilization, and the Real Exchange Rate, Nana Quaicoe

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Contribution of Foreign Direct Investment to Economic Growth in Bangladesh, Mohammed Abu Rayhan

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Impact of Health Expenditure on Economic Growth: A Comparative Study of Developed and Developing Countries, Md. Zubair Zuven

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Is ethanol a potential solution to reducing U.S. foreign oil dependence?, Jasmina N. Patel

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Trade openness in North America: The impacts of NAFTA, Mohammed Dawood

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Relationships Among Growth, Poverty And Inequality In Developing Countries, Mahlet Getachew Gezahegn

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Role of rural-urban migration in explaining economic growth: Evidence from the least developed countries, Karun Gyawali

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Inflation and growth: An estimate of the threshold level of inflation in the U.S., Hio Loi

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An empirical analysis of the service sector transformation in SAFTA member countries, Md. Tanvir Pavel

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Iron bars or libraries: Which will reduce crime more?, Kenneth Shepherd

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Estimating The Size Of The Informal Sector In Latin America, George T. Lesica

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Turning the silver screen to gold: An analysis of opening weekend box office success, Jennifer Muser

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Forecasting exchange rates using neural networks: A trader's approach, Adam Stokes

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Economic & political factors for renewable energy in the United States, Jeremiah Daniel Yokley

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Technical efficiency of farmers in Ethiopia: A stochastic production frontier approach, Askal Ayalew Ali

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An Examination Of The Environmental Kuznets Curve For Methyl Bromide, Jordan D. Pepper

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Examining Industry Concentration In The Plant Biotechnology Sector, Heather Renee Williams

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Environmental Impacts Of Trade-Oriented Development Policies, Jonathan Daniel Dean

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Returns To Education In Rural America, Dilyara Jepbarova

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Natural Resources, Investment, And Growth In Low Income Countries, Dena L. Reavis

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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Federal Renewable-Energy Research And Development Funding And Innovation, Darrin B. Johnson

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The Impacts Of Economic, Political, And Cultural Globalization On Transnational Terrorism, Bradley J. Murphy

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Devaluation And Aggregate Economic Activity In Asian Developing Countries, Sushma Shrestha

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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The role of real exchange rate on output and trade balance: Evidence from Ethiopia, Daniel Getachew Ayele

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Investigating biodiversity: An economic analysis of global endangered species loss, Kyle Baumgartner

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A close look at foreign aid fungibility and government spending: Evidence from Sub Saharan Africa, Seifu Zerihun Gebrehanna

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September 11th, 2001: Immediate and short run effects on U. S. commodity markets, financial statistics, and macroeconomic variables, Katie E. Lotz

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

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Endogenous money theory: A unique alternative?, Goktug Aksan

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Relation between government expenditure and economic growth, Bibhu Prasad Aryal

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Economic growth, inequality and poverty in Africa, Fassil N. Fanta

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The effects of obesity on health care expenditures and health insurance premium rates, Temenoujka Velkova

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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Crime, punishment, and prevention: An economic approach, Jeff Arthur

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Poverty and income distribution in the transition economies of central and eastern Europe and central Asia, Andreea Chiritescu

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Effects of education on gender income inequality in the United States, Jiang Li

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Trends of employment-based health insurance: Why did the coverage for private-sector workers decrease during economic boom, Yan Ni

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The effects of employment on high school performance, Erik Pizer

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Effects of the state minimum wages on youth: Evidence from the states of Washington and Connecticut, Zhi Su

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Foreign direct investment and economic growth: Further evidence from developing countries, Rui Zhu

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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Is Economic Growth Enough To Reduce Poverty, Hongying Chen

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How Local Economic Factors Affect Days In Accounts Receivable At A Local Healthcare System, John Nicholas Denker

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Determinants Of Tipping Fees In The Waste Industry, Kelli Jean Mayes

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Provincial Growth Convergence In China, Zhifang Peng

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

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An Analysis of Student Credit Card Debt Determinants and Factors, James Paton

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The Impact of Immigration on U.S. Trade: A Comparative Study, Janice Yuen Lai Yap

Theses/Dissertations from 2002

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Asset-Base: New Reserve Requirements for a New Banking Industry, James Robert Bryans

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Benefiting from EIU: The University as Catalyst for Economic Development in Charleston, IL, Cara L. Oosterbaan

Theses/Dissertations from 2001

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Optimum Currency Areas: The Case of Iceland, Kristal Ford

Theses/Dissertations from 1999

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Openness, Convergence, and Economic Growth in Asian Economies, Lih-Jen Lin

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The Economics of Wage Discrimination of Non-whites from 1960 to 1990, Royal E. Washington

Theses/Dissertations from 1998

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A New Approach to Expectation Theory: Rationality Revisited, Tamas Forgacs

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The Effect of Increases in Labor Supply on Real Wages, Christopher M. Jahnke

Theses/Dissertations from 1997

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The Determinants of Agriculture Growth in China, 1978-89, Jiefei Qiu

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What Can China Learn From East Asia's Economic Success?, Fang Xie

Theses/Dissertations from 1996

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The Effects of Family Planning on Malnutrition in Bangladesh, Ridwan al-Rahman

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Poverty and Rural Policy in South Africa, Malose Hilton Ledwaba

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Wage and Employment Effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement on the U.S. Manufacturing Sector, ABM Ekramul Nasir

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Money Demand Determination in China, Jiang Wu

Theses/Dissertations from 1995

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The Stabilization and Structural Adjustment Procedures of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, Douglas A. Reznick

Theses/Dissertations from 1994

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Male and Female Effort Levels: An Experimental Comparison, JoAnne E. Guennewig

Theses/Dissertations from 1993

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An Empirical Analysis of the Recent Decline of Union Membership in the United States, Mojgan Tajbakhsh Izadi

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Of Devaluation, Imports, Exports, Balance of Payments and the IMF in Malawi: A Case Study, Vincent G. Malunga

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Economic Institutions and Economic Growth in South Africa, Lumkile Mondi

Theses/Dissertations from 1992

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Non-Monetary Effects on Inflation Within the Price-Gap Model, Leonard Loebach

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Ricardian Equivalence or the Indifference Between Tax and Debt Financing, Chad Moutray

Theses/Dissertations from 1991

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Changes in the Black/White Income Ratio, 1939-87, Melvin Keys

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Determinants And Incidence Of Illinois Lotto Sales, Thomas Edward Milowski

Theses/Dissertations from 1990

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Multinational Corporations and Economic Development in Brazil, Guido B. Klein

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Evaluating Corporate Average Fuel Economy Mandates: An Exploratory Cost-Benefit Analysis, Hans G. Schmeits

Theses/Dissertations from 1989

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Influences, parental selection factors, and parents’ feelings on preschool children’s clothing, Linda D. Simpson

Theses/Dissertations from 1983

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Inflation and Taxable Capacity: Some Recent Evidence, Barbara Allison Haney-Powell

Theses/Dissertations from 1982

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Monetary Factors and the Business Cycles, Nattasin Chongsanguan