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 from 2022

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The Impact of Immigration on Unemployment and Wages in the United States: Evidence from Seven States, Carol Ohenewa Bruce-Tagoe

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From Soup to Nuts - The Efficiency of Non-Profits: Evidence from U.S. Food Banks, Mary A. Mattingly

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Crime, Crisis and Economic Growth: An Investigation of Socio-Economic Determinants of Crimes in the Indian States, Ankita Thapa

Theses from 2021

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Trade Integration and Economic Growth in Africa: Lessons from SADC and ECOWAS Regional Trading Blocs, Kofi Ampoma Asuako

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The Effects of IMF's Lending and Conditionalities on Economic Growth: Case of SADC Countries, Lutete Celina Carlos

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An Empirical Analysis of Poverty and Income Inequality in U.S. Southeastern States, Maria del Carmen Tellez

Theses from 2020

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Do Shifts in Labor Shares in Productivity Growth Affect Poverty and Inequality? A Comparative Study of Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia, Precious W. Allor

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Investigating the Economic Impacts of Globalization on Employment Generation in Africa: Case Study of the ECOWAS, William Dickson Amenyo

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The Determinants of Sectoral Employment in Nepal, Thaman P. Bastola

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Financial Development in Developing Countries, Obinna Franklin Ezeibekwe

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Growth Convergence Across Countries and Regions in the Long Run: An Empirical Study Using Panel Analysis (1980-2018), Portia Mensah

Theses from 2019

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Export Performance of Landlocked Countries: with Special Reference to Developing Economies, Kaushal Bhattarai

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Government Expenditure and Unemployment: Empirical Investigation of Sub-Saharan African (SSA) Countries, Grace Ayiwah Fosu

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Women's Empowerment and Its Impact on Reproductive Health Outcomes: Evidence from Nepal, Samyukta Ghimire

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The Effects of Health Care Expenditures on Health Outcomes in West Africa: Analysis of Selected 14 Countries from 2000 to 2018, Oluwaseun Kilanko

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The Impact of Dutch Disease: The Case of Nigeria, Halimat Atinuke Laguda

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Forecasting Recessions in the U.S.A., Tran B. Ngoc

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A Comparative Analysis on Output Gap - Inflation Relation: The New Keynesian Approach, Oladimeji Tomiwa Shodipe

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Income Inequality and Political Survival in Countries Around the World, Sahan Shrestha

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Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Export Performance: The Case of Ethiopia, Wengelawit Kebede Tessema

Theses from 2018

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Resources, Financial Sector Development, Governance and Growth in South Africa: A Time Series Analysis, Kehinde Abiodun

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Shocks Pass-Through to Prices in U.S. and Canada: Evidence from Oil and Exchange Rate Markets, Eiman Aiyash

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Women Autonomy in Household Decisionmaking in Nigeria: Analysis of 2013 Demographic and Health Survey Data, Temiyemi Akinsuyi

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Trade Openness, Government Spending, Institutions and Their Effects on Economic Growth in Selected MENA Countries, Saif Mohammad Alqahtani

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The Impact of Government Debt on Macroeconomic Indicators: Evidence from G7 and ASEAN Countries, Amani Ahmed Alzahrani

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Investigating the Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Domestic Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Case Study of Kenya and South Africa, George Anaman

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The Impact of Fiscal Policy on Economic Growth: Empirical Evidence from Four South Asian Countries, Tasnia Symoom

Theses from 2017

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

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Trade Openness, Foreign Direct Investment and Infrastructure Spending: A Comparative Analysis of Their Common Role in the Economic Development Between Selected Developed and Developing Economies, Yasser M. Alwafi

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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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Determinants of Import Demand in Ghana: 1960-2014, Freda Opoku-Agyemang

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

Theses 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 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 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 from 2013

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Is Ethanol a Potential Solution to Reducing U.S. Foreign Oil Dependence?, Jasmina N. Patel

Theses 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 from 2001

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Optimum Currency Areas: The Case of Iceland, Kristal Ford

Theses 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 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 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