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    Graduate Project
    Kiesler, Robert
    This paper explores the influences of institutions on cross-country income levels. Rule of law and political stability and absence of violence are used to proxy for institutional quality for 133 countries over the time period 2002-2013. The results fr . . .
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    Graduate Project
    Castelazo, Demetrius
    This paper examines whether free trade creates permanent losses for a less industrious nation by observing trade between the United States and Mexico under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The initial idea behind free trade was to elim . . .
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    Flores, Rodney
    My current research studies the fiscal and market determinants responsible for the escalated bond yield spread, that arose as a result of the European Debt Crisis. Spread is defined as the difference between 10-year bonds yields issued by European Mon . . .
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    Smith, Jesse
    The percentage of CSU students enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields has grown decisively since the Great Recession, from 20.4 percent in 2007, to 26.9 percent in 2014. Those STEM disciplines include Agricultural Sciences . . .
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    Graduate Project
    Alfadli, Dina A.
    This paper sheds some light on the GCC countries, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, main economic variables and their stock markets. The main economic variables that we analyze are GDP growth, inflation, interest rate, . . .
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    Graduate Project
    Martinez, Robert
    In the wake of the Great Recession of 2009, it is little wonder that there has been growing interest in identifying optimal investment strategies that can avoid unnecessary risks while maximizing returns on investment. Despite its constraints, modern . . .
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    Graduate Project
    Behizadeh, Kaweh
    This research paper will use data from 1929 to 1980, which will have the data from the great depression era, the methodology and the data from 1972 that shows the last revoking of gold from Federal Reserve System. This research will aim to find if a g . . .
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    Graduate Project
    Burkert, Zachary
    The focus of this paper will be to analyze the degree to which the California State University system possesses monoponistic power in the market for university professors. Using data on compensation, tuition, enrollment and employment numbers between . . .
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    Graduate Project
    Huang, Bo
    This paper examines the 2010 wage of Mexican and non-Hispanic White full-time workers in California, compares each of the significant factors that contribute the difference in Mexican and non-Hispanic Whites wages and attempts to find an explanation f . . .
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    Graduate Project
    Contreras, Roberto
    For decades there has been a debate amongst researchers that attempts to explain the single reasoning behind the health-education relationship. Studies such as those by Grossman (1972), Kenkel (1991) and Lleras-Muney (2004) confirm that there is a str . . .