• The association between raising grandchildren and grandparent caregiver marital relationships 

    Matzek, Amanda E. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    Few studies have examined how raising grandchildren influences the marital relationship of grandparent caregivers even though raising grandchildren may strain marital relationships. This study used nationally representative ...
  • Estimates of school productivity and implications for policy 

    Peng, Xiao (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    School productivity was not perfectly estimated because of the sampling error and the measurement error. The traditional Ordinary Least Square (OLS) leaves the estimation of school productivity questionable. Moreover, ...
  • A further analysis of the causal link between abortion and crime 

    Martin, Spencer A. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    Following Donohue and Levitt (2001), this paper looks at abortion and crime data from 1985-2005 to further investigate the link between legalized abortion in the 1970s and its effect on the crime rate starting in the 1990s. ...
  • Inflation and seigniorage studies in Africa 

    Mueller, Jason (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    This paper explores the link between inflation and seigniorage, which is the revenue governments get from printing money. My research uses data from twenty-nine African countries in the time period 1981 to 2005 to find the ...
  • Re-examining the effects of contribution limits on campaign expenditures in gubernatorial elections 

    Lynch, Andrew A. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    While much time has been spent delving into relationship between campaign spending and election outcomes, little has been spent on the question of campaign finance laws on elections. Until Eom and Gross addressed the issue ...