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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 . . .
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    Mejia, Dianna
    This paper examines the effect of college educational loan debt on homeownership. I hypothesize that student loans adversely affect home purchases and theorize that younger individuals with student loans have a stronger negative relationship with home . . .
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    Hussein, Dalia
    This project is to explore any possible relationship between unemployment and inflation in United States for the period 1960-2000 and hence determine the relevance of the Phillips curve. This economic concept normally estimated in a linear framework i . . .
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    Gashkari, Sumaiah
    The paper sheds light on the concept of Islamic banking and its features, which prohibit the interest payments (Riba), uncertainty and speculation (Gharar), and trading in unethical businesses. Islamic banking must comply with Shariah laws that focus . . .
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    Abdulrahim, Jawaher
    This paper investigates the impacts of foreign direct investment on Saudi Arabia. This examination seeks to find the degree to which foreign firms benefit Saudi Arabia and their impact on other aspects such as language and culture. In addition, the st . . .
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    Raymundo, David
    This paper examines the economic impact on a local community based on the city hosting the grandest game in the NFL, the Super Bowl. The impact that the city generates from the Super Bowl becomes clear evidence if whether or not taxpayers should subsi . . .
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    Kelly, Sin
    This paper examines how iPhone is affecting domestic and world economy and world trade. The paper also examines its product life cycle and competition and tries to predict its future to come. iPhone, being a pioneer in the Smartphone Era, has been in . . .
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    Yao, Tinglin
    Technological innovation capability is playing an increasingly important role to maintain the competitive advantages for SMEs (small and medium enterprises) in China. Meanwhile, more and more Chinese women are getting out of the family and going to wo . . .
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    Ontiveros, Eric A.
    Why are sports tickets priced at the level they are priced? Are concession prices the main external factor that affects the ticket prices or are there other outside factors? This paper examines those questions from a novel perspective. I find sporting . . .
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    Alshaye, Rakan
    This study seeks to contribute to the ongoing economic policy debate on the use of electric cars as an alternative method to safe energy use and energy saving. The past five decades have seen a significant increase in the use of petroleum products acr . . .
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    Alassaf, Mohammed
    The need for congestion charge is increasing every year due to many reasons mainly the population growth, which affects the number of vehicles on the roads. Therefore, traffic congestion is a real problem due to both the effects it causes such as dela . . .