Browse Dissertations and Theses - Economics by Subject "Women's Studies"

  • Kordas, Grigorios (2000)
    Binary regression quantiles are solutions to difficult optimization problems that requires the use of a global optimizer. Chapter 5 reviews some of the literature on simulated annealing, a method widely used in a diverse ...

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  • Madalozzo, Regina Carla (2002)
    Three studies on labor economics are the subject of this work. The first one investigates the effect of firm size on wages using quantile regression. Empirical evidence shows that larger firms pay higher wages than smaller ...

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  • Guimaraes, Juliana Ferraz (2001)
    The third chapter provides a descriptive analysis of the gender wage gap using quantile regression. Many studies have examined the gender wage gap in the United States but this is the first to provide systematic analysis ...

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  • Stevenson, Adam (2009)
    I investigate the nexus of gender, student ability, and post-baccalaureate (PB) program quality. This is the first general empirical study of graduate and professional educational investment to consider inter-field differences ...

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  • Amin, Shahina (1997)
    This study examines the impact married women's employment and earnings have on family income inequality in one developing country, Malaysia. Using the first and second waves of the Malaysian Family Life Surveys, this study ...

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