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Mothers Matter: Mother's Commitment to Children's Educational Outcomes in Ghana (thesis)
In Ghana, with rates of economic inequality increasing, the government has made numerous strides to combat the socioeconomic, gender, and locational discrepancies of educational enrollment and completion to develop into a ...
The Effects of the Bracero Program (1942-1964) on Educational Attainment, Marriage, and Divorce in Mexico (thesis)
In this paper, I examine the effects of the Bracero program, which brought Mexican workers into the United States on temporary guest worker visas from 1942 through 1964. I build on Kosack (2019) which focuses on the effects ...
Tell Me How I'm Supposed to Breed with No Air: Air Pollution and Fertility in the U.S. (thesis)
Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy is known to cause adverse infant health outcomes. However, less is known about the effect of pollution on fertility. In this paper, I use EPA air quality monitor data and NCHS ...
Tobacco and Jesus: The Social Impacts of Scottish and Scots-Irish Immigrants in Colonial Virginia (thesis)
To closely examine how the Scots and Scots-Irish managed to have such an impact on colonial Virginia, this study draws from primary source documents from or about immigrants during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. ...