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    • Baseball Economics: An Economic Analysis of the Present Situation in the Major League Baseball Players Market 

      Felker, Kristy (2000-01-01)
      As the current collective bargaining agreement for Major League Baseball is drawing to a close, the Commissioner, Bud Selig, is seeking reforms to prevent another work stoppage like the strike in 1994.The economic structure ...
    • Fan Attendance in Major League Baseball 

      Allison, Lyndsey (2005-01-01)
      What attracts fans to Major League Baseball games? In sports economics this is an essential question to answer since fan behavior often has significant effects on the different aspects of the baseball business. The current ...
    • Financial Fiasco 

      Babij, Stephanie (2010-01-01)
      The financial crisis that shocked our nation at the end of 2007 is one of the most compelling and complex disasters of our time. It is not only very intriguing and interesting to economists but also to the everyday consumer. ...
    • Poverty Reduction, Power Struggles, and the Issue of Commitment 

      Paunova, Rayna (2005-01-01)
      Struggling countries that need financial resources but lack the credibility to access them usually turn to the International Financial Institutions (IFIs) for help. The IFIs respond by providing Structural Adjustment Loans ...
    • The Crimes of Tobacco 

      Dominguez, Mario (2004-01-01)
      My research was intended to grasp an understanding into the legal issues surrounding the relatively recent wave of tobacco litigation and to determine whether these issues were economically valid. The main issues brought ...
    • The Currency Board in Bulgaria: Is It the Best Solution? 

      Paunova, Rayna (2004-01-01)
      Currency boards have always been a subject of debate. While they may significantly improve the quality of the national currency, they block discretionary monetary power and may cause severe economic problems. Currency Board ...
    • The Economics of Liberal Arts Education 

      Hoang, Mai (2005-01-01)
      For the past couple of decades, college tuition prices have risen consistently and substantially. Leading this trend are the national liberal arts colleges, which tend to depend largely on their students? tuition payments ...
    • The Great Disconnect: Laws versus Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in China 

      Kortlandt, Jordan (2009-01-01)
      This paper explores the benefits of intellectual property rights in China, but lacks a metric to test variables against IPR protection strength. Instead the author looks at China?s past attitude in IPR trade relations, the ...