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An empirical analysis of alternative explanations for the female wage gap
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2011-05-20)
The social sciences have four explanations for the gender wage gap: preference, crowding, power, and socialization. Neoclassical economists explain the wage gap as the result of employers and employees' work-related ...
Pediatric Lead Poisoning and The Built Environment in Kansas City, Missouri 2000-2013
This study examines relationships between pediatric lead poisoning and the built environment. Focusing on Kansas City, Missouri between the years 2000 and 2013 this dissertation informs policy options and identifies under-explored lines of inquiry...
Enhancing Development in the Saudi Renewable Energy Sector: A Promising Strategy for Job Creation and Economic Diversification
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
Unemployment, a critical modern problem, has economic as well as social costs. While its economic cost can be illustrated through the loss of the value of labor, its social costs include divorce, addiction to illegal ...
Some Alternatives to Model Selection and New Approaches to Computing for the Economics. 12/6/2014
This interdisciplinary dissertation in statistics, economics, and social science methodology derives a methodological approach for economics from philosophical principles, identi es barriers to its adoption, and presents ...