By Ariza Gusti. University of Minnesota.
A country’s economic growth is said to help the poor and eradicate poverty if it is “pro-poor”, in that its impacts are broad-based, and benefit the poor in absolute terms. This research seeks to explore whether Indonesia’s sustained growth… Continue reading Has Indonesia’s Growth Between 2007-2014 Been Pro-Poor? Evidence from the Indonesia Family Life Survey
By Justin Wagers. University of Puget Sound.
The purpose of this research is to determine the usefulness of a borrower’s vocabulary in determining his/her creditworthiness. The analysis takes a word-frequency approach to 36,055 loans… Continue reading Vocabulary as an indicator of creditworthiness: An analysis of public loan data
By Luke Heine. Harvard College.
How are city demographics correlated with the amount of venture capital they receive? The paper uses a unique dataset of ~58,000 venture deals from 2000 – 2014 from the CrunchBase dataset and census data from the same period. Continue reading Place and its Role in Venture Capital Funding
By Ryan A. Mather. University of Minnesota.
Native American reservations are marked by poverty rates that remain persistently above national averages through generations, but a recent… Continue reading Temporary Assistance with Lasting Effects: A Report on Policies of Self-Determination in Native America
By Noah Nieting. Macalester College.
Commodity export markets provide opportunities for gains from trade in developing economies, but smallholding farmers remain least likely to access these markets due to… Continue reading Does Intercropping Improve the Outcomes of Export Assistance Among Kenyan Smallholders?
By Caitlin McCarey. Wellesley College.
This review assesses the impact of single-sex education programs on educational and personal outcomes of lower, middle, and high school aged students… Continue reading BLOG: The Impact of Single-Sex Education on Educational and Personal Outcomes
By Ryan DeLoughry. Wesleyan University.
This paper was inspired by Raymond J. Keating’s article “Economic Woes of Pro Sports… Continue reading BLOG: A Capital Punishment, How the Public Funding of Nationals Park is a Bad Deal