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Browsing by Subject "Economics"

Browsing by Subject "Economics"

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  • Jesse Stephens (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    What determined political contributions made to congressional candidates in the 2012 election? The existing literature on the subject is problematic in that it is too specific and will only focus on particular aspects of ...
  • Ryan S Sullivan (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    In the aftermath of the unprecedented global financial collapse in 2008, the public remains skeptical of financial institutions. Much of the lead-up to this crisis has its roots in the steady expansion of the financial ...
  • Amanda N Pires; James Dowd (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    How do neighborhood characteristics such as school quality and crime, as well as macroeconomic conditions affect the selling price of a home? Literature examined also incorporates physical characteristics of a home that ...
  • Shane A Piesik; Coby Harned (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    Do Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers receive pay commensurate with their on-field performance in the year they become a free agent? This contribution is known as marginal revenue product in economic theory. The purpose ...
  • Nicole Fiorey (Keene State College, 04/11/2015)
    Why are American women having fewer children? There are two arguments in the literature. Firstly, with social security in place, there is less reliance upon grown children to support their elderly parents. Further, rising ...
  • Alison Argiro (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    Ski resorts are an important part of many local economies, and every year they must determine what price they are going to charge for lift tickets. There is substantial price variation across ski resorts in the US, and ...
  • Brendan c Calelry (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    Rising tuition costs have caused students to question the necessity of higher education, and to choose institutions very carefully. The purpose of this study is to look into New England public and private institutions, and ...
  • Angela Silveri; Mariah Crisp (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    Why has the share of income going to the top 20 percent of households risen in the United States from 44 in 1967 to 50 in 2005? A time series regression analysis will be employed to explain how capital gains, CEO pay and ...