• Essays in health economics and health policy 

    Kim, Eun Young (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This dissertation is a compilation of three essays. The first essay critiques a recent paper by Wilper et al. (2009) for its inappropriate model ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...