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Examining Nonlinear Business Cycle Effects on U.S. Unemployment and Capacity Utilization 

Santoro, Peter (2012-12-05)
This thesis develops nonlinear smooth transition autoregressive (STAR) models to capture the business cycle dynamics of the U.S. rates of unemployment and capacity utilization. This choice of model is motivated by a general ...

Examining the Role of Personal Problems in Determining Income 

Greene, Sara (2015-05-04)
The goal of this dissertation is to both theoretically and empirically examine how various personal problems affect income. The analysis will specifically examine the effects of divorce, alcohol use, misuse of legal drugs, ...