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    • BEYOND CARBON MITIGATION: UNDERSTANDING THE CO-BENEFITS AND CO-COSTS OF GREENHOUSE GAS MITIGATION POLICIES IN BROADER CONTEXTS 

      Li, Yufei (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-05-01)
      The use of cost-benefit analysis (CBA) is firmly entrenched in U.S. policy-making and other regulatory processes. The validity of CBA relies on the systematic and comprehensive understanding of the co-benefits and co-costs ...
    • BEYOND LOCAL AND GLOBAL: UNPACKING THE MISSING MIDDLE IN ENVIRONMENTAL SENSING CYBERINFRASTRUCTURES 

      Ntabathia, Jude Mwenda (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-05-01)
      Today, when our time’s most important issues are framed as either local, global, or some combination of the two, what is the enduring importance of scale? Scholars within environmental humanities and science and technology ...
    • The Emergence and Development of Cross-National Knowledge Sharing and Production: Case Studies of International Collaborative Projects in South Korea 

      Lee, Soo A (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-04-26)
      Highlighting South Korea’s transition from a recipient of official development aid (ODA) to a donor country in 2010, this study examined two cases of cross-national university knowledge sharing and production in South ...
    • SYMPTOMS OF MATERNAL DEPRESSION: RESULTS FROM THE ALASKA PRAMS 2012-2014 AND ITS THREE-YEAR FOLLOW-UP SURVEY, CUBS 2015-1027, AND IMPLICATIONS FOR POLICY DESIGN 

      Cheung, Karen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-04-13)
      This dissertation is an in-depth analysis of the prevalence and risk factors of maternal depression in Alaska. I study a cohort of women who gave birth in Alaska between 2012 and 2014, using statewide population-based ...
    • Virtual Film Festivals: Global and Local 

      Saluveer, Sten; Foster, Matthew; Manci, Catherine; Schwarz, Michael; Usher, Rachel; Zinman, Gregory; Weiss, Amanda (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-03-26)
      How has COVID-19 impacted film festivals around the world? This Virtual Roundtable conversation with Sten Saluveer, Head of NEXT/ Marche Du Film – Festival de Cannes, Catherine Manci, Public Programming Specialist at Georgia ...
    • En quête de sens (A Quest for Meaning) 

      Boulard, Stéphanie; Coste, Nathanaël (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-03-20)
      This discussion followed a screening of the film, which follows two childhood friends on a journey as they question the workings of the world, our relationship with nature, and the meaning of life. Their travels take them ...
    • Hafu: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan 

      Weiss, Amanda; Baldwin, Joshua; Tsai, Aurora; Nishikura, Megumi; Hughes-Troutman, Tiffiny (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-03-11)
      The film explores multiculturalism in Japanese society through the experiences of mixed-race Japanese people. The round-table explored multiculturalism and community sustainability with director Megumi Nishikura, Dr. Aurora ...
    • Relationship between Income Inequality and Economic Productivity: A Cross-Country Analysis 

      Donaldson, Jacquelyn (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-04)
      This analysis attempts to find the relationship between economic productivity and income inequality. Previous literature has produced mixed results, with some analyses finding a positive correlation and some finding a ...
    • The Impact of a Country’s Health Expenditure on COVID-19 Cases 

      Kadam, Sachin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-04)
      The coronavirus pandemic has upended modern society and forced governments in countries around the world to reevaluate their current healthcare systems. This study attempts to understand the relationship between a country’s ...
    • The Effect of Education on Poverty 

      Bharit, Ekansh (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-04)
      Everyone knows education as a keyway of gaining higher wages and escaping poverty. In this paper, I will be discussing the effect education has on poverty. I will specifically be looking at higher education, so the education ...
    • The Effect of Poverty on Childhood Obesity 

      Kadens, Madeleine (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-04)
      Over the last decade, childhood obesity in the United States has increased almost threefold as the national poverty rate has remained relatively constant. While governmental aid programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition ...
    • The Impact of Religion and Ideology on country’s Economic Growth 

      Mang, Elisha (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-04)
      Throughout the history, we can observe the rise and fall of kingdoms and empires and attribute their rise and fall to many different factors such as technological inventions, ideological enlightenments, religion influences ...
    • The Effect of Income Inequality on Human Development 

      Leal, John (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-04)
      Income inequality is how unevenly income is spread across a population. This paper looks at the effects of income inequality on human development through analyzing cross sectional data with multiple linear regression models. ...
    • The Effect of Per-Student Expenditure on Percentage of Students Satisfactory in Mathematics 

      Tirath, Abhinav (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-04)
      This study investigates whether per-student expenditure is correlated with the quality of education, using the percentage of students satisfactory in mathematics as an analog. Although the simple linear regression model ...
    • Relationship between GDP per Capita and Income Inequality 

      Smith, Mark Kimura (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-04)
      International objectives for increasing life expectancy and overall health have generally been focused on increasing the quality of healthcare accessible to individuals. These initiatives for increasing the quality of ...
    • 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.
    • The Impact of Income on Imports 

      Marteniuc, Anthony (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-04)
      This paper quantifies the impact of household income on national imports through linear regression on cross-sectional data obtained from 214 countries for the year of 2018.
    • Impact of Small Employers on Income Inequality 

      Graves, John (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-04)
      Income inequality in the United States has increased substantially over the last four decades. This paper attempts to analyze the relationship between the small employers and income inequality (as measured by the Gini ...
    • Worldwide Gender Inequality in Education 

      Loven, Alena (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-04)
      The issue of gender inequality across the globe is a captivating issue, especially in regard to education. This paper examines the gender gap in education by dividing countries into developed and developing nations and ...
    • The Effect of College Attainment on Per-Capita Income across U.S States 

      Tshimanga, Noa (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021-04)
      College attainment is often cited as one of the main explanatory variables that can explain the variation in per-capita income. This study uses cross-sectional data to analyze the relationship between the education and ...