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    • Affect of Age on Out of Pocket Health Expenditures for Breast Cancer Survivors 

      Cole, Carson (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-12)
      Medical non-adherence in breast cancer survivors can be attributed to out-of-pocket (OOP) expenditures. A cancer survivor is defined as anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer and is still living. Some prominent variables ...
    • An Analysis of the Effect of Income on Life Insurance 

      Bryan, Justin; Proctor, Austin; Stoklosa, Kathryn (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-04)
      This paper aims to analyze the relationship between the gross national income per capita and the premiums per capita of life insurance in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. The ...
    • Analyzing the Effect of Income Inequality on Poverty 

      Burke, Abigail; Berinhout, Kaylin; Bonnie, Patrick (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-11)
      This paper seeks to add to the body of work surrounding the relationship between income inequality and poverty. In this research, we hope to demonstrate how the percentage of people living below the poverty line is related ...
    • Analyzing the Gender Disparity in Education between Developed and Developing Countries 

      Gautam, Rahul; Reining, Alexander; Holasek, Krystopher (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-12)
      Even with all the progress women have made in the modern era, we wanted to see how gender inequality persisted in the educational sphere, particularly when categorizing nations by development. To do this, we obtained data ...
    • Analyzing the Impact of Immigration on Unemployment in European Union Member States, Norway, and Iceland 

      Ortiz, Johanna; Grimée, Juliane; Prichard, Taylor (2015-11)
      This paper analyzes the impact immigration has on unemployment in European Union member states, excluding Bulgaria, and Norway and Iceland in both 2005/2006 and 2011/2012. Given the importance of the current Syrian refugee ...
    • Analyzing the Relationship Between Trade and Economic Growth 

      Schmitt, Carly; Imhof, Nicole; Nechmad, Tal (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-11)
      This paper examines how a country’s amount of total trade spurs economic growth within countries. The paper will analyze how the total trade activity, measured as the combined level of exports and imports, impacts economic ...
    • The Connection Between Systems of Government & Economic Prosperity 

      Cich, Nicholas (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-04)
      This paper explores the relationship between democracy and economic prosperity across the world. We use data from the EIU Democracy Index as a benchmark for each country’s level of democracy, and the World Bank’s Gross ...
    • The Correlation Between Minimum Wage and Youth Unemployment: A Cross Country Analysis 

      Griffith, Watson; Paull, Kathryn; Smith, Rebecca (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-11)
      In this paper, we are exploring the correlation of minimum wage with youth unemployment across 25 OECD countries. We chose to focus on youth unemployment as opposed to overall unemployment for multiple reasons. One reason ...
    • Crime Index VS. Average Years of Education 

      Rathie, Meghan; Sipos, Ilinca; Ahuja, Avi (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-04)
      The relationship between a country’s crime index and education level is an important thing for policy makers to study because it can help make a city or country a safer place for the citizens. There are other variables ...
    • Cross Sectional Analysis of Financial Development on Economic Growth 

      Carmack, Jeremy; Krishnam, Hari; Zhou, Haidan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-11)
      Substantial amount of recent theoretical and empirical work is focused on the role that financial market plays in economic growth. This paper provides a crosssectional review on the relationship of financial development ...
    • A Cross-Country Analysis of the Relationship Between National Income and Life Expectancy 

      Taylor, Patrick (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-04)
      The goal of this paper is to examine and identify the factors that can lead to an increase in life expectancy, as well as to compare these factors across a number of different countries.
    • Cross-­‐Country Effects of Inflation on National Savings 

      Cheng, Qun; Li, Xiaoyang (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-12)
      Inflation is considered to be one of the most crucial factors in daily life since it has a direct impact on some people’s savings. This paper seeks to examine whether or not there is a relationship between national savings ...
    • A CrossCountry Analysis: the Effect of Income, Life Expectancy, and Education on the Human Development Index 

      Grzech, Alexa; Patel, Kanhai; Walker, James (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-04)
      Although the Human Development Index (HDI) has garnered criticism for its simplistic weighting scheme, the nationallyrecognized index is still used by governments to determine the effectiveness of policy decisions. This ...
    • Determine the Relationship Between House Prices and Local Income Level 

      Yin, Hongzhuo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-04)
      Real estate market is one of the most important fractions of the financial industry, and housing price has always been the spotlight of discussion for centuries. In this paper, we want to discuss the relationship between ...
    • Do Higher Taxes Hurt GSP? The relationship between taxations and GSP 

      Zhou, Yue; Hwang, Yujin; Ma, Ziye (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-04)
      We present the empirical analysis of the possible impact on the levels in nominal gross state product per capita, by comparing the tax regimes of the 50 States in the United States. We rely principally on five types of ...
    • Do States With High Income Also Have More Immigrants? 

      Gamble, Niall; Campos Suarez, Adrian; Yao, William (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-11)
      Data was collected from the 50 states and the Capital of the United States of America in 2017 for evaluation. The main analysis investigates whether a state’s median household income is positively correlated with the state’s ...
    • Does Spending More Than the Challenger Lead to a Greater Percentage of the Vote? 

      Huq, Yameen; Kwak, Alice; Carter, Darion (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-05)
      Previous studies indicate that campaign spending is not a significant factor in determining an incumbent’s share of the vote. In this study, only “competitive” races, defined by Cook Political Report as “Lean Republican,” ...
    • Econometric Analysis: Effect of Barriers on Trade 

      Goerzen, Alexander; Schussler, Brandon; Suriano, Niccolo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11)
      In this analysis we seek to investigate the impact of various import tariffs on trade as a percentage of GDP. Members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) set up defined tariffs to help facilitate trade with one another. ...
    • Economic and Socioeconomic Determinants of Infant Mortality: A cross-country investigation 

      Liu, Yang; Chen, Yiwen; Wang, Di (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-11)
      Infant mortality rate has been gaining greater importance in recent years as an indicator of population wellness. In previous studies, infant mortality rate is often found to be higher in countries with lower income and ...
    • Economic Factors Affecting Homelessness in the United States 

      Braiterman, Shira; Jacobs, Ryan; Murray, Shannon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-04)
      As the cost of housing in the United States rises while wages have stagnated, homelessness becomes a more pressing issue with every passing year. This paper seeks to identify economics characteristics, natural attributes, ...