Public Policy Dissertations by Topic

Regional Development and Transportation

Student Chair Dissertation Title
APPLE, Kristen Stough Should Business Methods be Patentable? Understanding the Impact on Society of Business Methods Patents (December 2013)
ARENA, Peter M. Stough High Technology Employment Growth in Metropolitan America: An Empirical Investigation (May 2004)
AUGUSTINE, Charles D. Gifford Evaluating the Emissions Contribution of Unresolved Vehicle Inspection Failures (May 2008)
BELLAS, Dean Demetrius Fuller Fiscal Impact Simulation Modeling: Calculating the Fiscal Impact of Development (May 2005)
BENSON, Brien Stough Intermodal Intercity Passenger Travel for the Washington Baltimore Region (Aug. 2001)
BIERNACKA-LIEVESTRO, Joanna Fuller Analyzing the Association between Walkability and Regional Economic Vitality
BORTHWICK, R. Bruce Stough Intermodal Intercity Passenger Travel for the Washington Baltimore Region (Aug. 2001)
CHAMPAGNE, Maurice B. Fuller Interest Groups and Ideas: The Battle over Housing Finance in the Run-up to the Financial Crisis (May 2015)
CHAPMAN, Lynn Haynes The Effects of Monetary Policy on U.S. Regional Employment 1999-2004 (May 2009)
CHEN, Zhenhua Haynes Regional Impact of Public Transportation Infrastructure in the U.S. Northeast Megaregion: A Spatial Econometric Computable General Equilibrium Assessment (May 2014)
CHENG, Shaoming Stough Heterogenous Preferences in the Location Choice of Japanese Investors in China: A Mixed Logit Approach (Jan. 2006)
CZARDA, Lawrence D. Stough The Productive Efficiency of Metropolitan County Government: Analysis of the Impact of Government Structure (Aug. 1997)
DAITO, Nobuhiko Gifford Essays on Infrastructure Public Private Partnerships
DESANTIS, Mark F. Stough Leadership, Resource Endowments and Regional Economic Development (May 1993)
DIAMOND, David D. Auerswald Public Policies for Hybrid-Electric Vehicles: The Impact of Government Incentives on Consumer Adoption (May 2008)
DING, Lei Haynes Telecommunications Infrastructure and Regional Economic Development in China (Aug. 2005)
DUCHAK, George D. Hill Some Determinants of Information Technology Adoption Factors by Rural Electric Cooperatives
EHRESMANN, Elaine C. Connelly A Marketing Process Model: An Analysis of the National Capital Area's Coordinated Care Program (TRICARE) (May 1995)
FAZZARI, Justin D. Fuller A Study of Metropolitan Economies from 1980 - 2000: Examining Changes in Metropolitan Sectoral Employment and Poverty
FONTANEZ, Paul J. Fuller Determinants of Kyrgyz Economic Growth
STURTEVANT (FOWLER), Lisa Ann Fuller Immigrant Suburbs: An Analysis of the Residential Mobility and Location Decisions of Recent Immigrants (May 2006)
FRANK, Peter Stough Nonprofit Entrepreneurship in Regional Economies: Organization Creation and Economic Growth (Jan. 2005)
GOPALAN, Sasidaran Rajan Monetary and Financial Implications of Foreign Bank Entry in Emerging and Developing Economies (August 2014)
GORMAN, Sean P. Stough Networks, Complexity, and Security: The Role of Policy in Critical Infrastructure Protection (May 2004)
HARDY, Matthew Gifford Simplified Integrated Transportation and Land Use Modeling to Support Metropolitan Planning Decisions: An Application and Assessment (May 2011)
HARPEL, Ellen D. Fuller The Role of Professional and Business Services in Metropolitan Economies (Aug. 2006)
HENRY, Sandra M. Fuller An Econometric Analysis of Internet Adoption in Latin America and the Caribbean: 1996-2000 (May 2004)
HIGGINS, Lindley R. Fuller Assessing the Economic Impact of Community Based Home ownership Programs on Inner-City Neighborhoods (May 2001)
HOLLEY JR, William T. Fuller Assessing the Impact of Prison Siting on Rural Economic Development (Jan. 2009)
HOLZHEIMER, Terry F. Stough Smart Growth Policies and the Public Sector Costs of Growth (May 2006)
HSING, Yulan Haynes Regional Hub Port Performance and Institutional Evaluation: Data Envelopment Analysis for the Port of Kaohshiung (Jan. 2000)
HU, Xiaochu Fuller Immigration and Economic Growth in Metropolitan Areas (May 2014)
ISTRATE, Emilia C. Stough Small Businesses, Institutions, and the Informal Economy (May 2012)
JACKSON, Scott Stough Mulling Over Massachusetts: Health Insurance Mandates and Entrepreneurs (May 2008)
JEFFERSON, Katherine D. Stough Transportation Policy and Quality of Life: An Analysis of the Socioeconomic Effects of Implementing Ramp Metering, High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lanes and High Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes Within an Urban Transportation Network (Jan. 2009)
JOHNSON, Kirk A. Stough What Factors Explain Edge Cities? (Aug. 1998)
JUNG, Yu Jin Fuller Linking Workforce Development and Economic Development in Regions: A Mixed Method Evaluation (May 2012)
JUSTUS, Adam R. Mayer Is Your Public Housing RAD? Public Housing Authority Capacity Building and Decision Making (December 2020)
KELEKAR, Uma Stough Fiscal Interactions among Local Government Units – A Spatial Analysis of the Health and Education Expenditures in the Philippines (Aug. 2011)
KELLER, Bradford M. Fuller Higher Education and Employment: An Examination of How Support for Higher Education Can Improve Long-Term Economic Performance (May 2010)
KOCORNIK-MINA, Adriana Stough The Effects of Space of Inter-State Growth Dynamics and Income Disparities in India - Modeling the Simultaneous Growth of a System of Spatial Units (Aug. 2007)
KWEUN, Jeong Yun Stough Essays on Travel Demand for Toll Roads (May 2017)
LALL, Somik Haynes The Role of Infrastructure in Regional Growth (Jan. 2001)
LAWRENCE, James A. Armor Growing Earnings Inequality in U.S. Metro Regions (1990 to 2004): The Role of the Financial Services and Information Technology Industries (December 2013)
LEARY, Mary A. Schintler Policy Intersections or Policy Chasms - State Elder Mobility Policy, Practice and Long-term Care Reform (May 2008)
LI, Huaqun Haynes Regional Economic Inequality and Foreign Direct Investment in China
LI, Qiangsheng Haynes Regional Dynamics and Growth Advantages of the Washington Metropolitan Economy: An Extended and Integrated Shift-Share Approach (Jan. 1997)
LIU, Yanchun Haynes Impacts of Telecommunications Infrastructure and Its Spillover Effects on Regional Economic Growth in China (Jan. 2009)
LOYOLA-TRUJILLO, Jose Fuller The Spatial Relocation of Mexico's Largest Exporting Industries: A Comparative Study of Five Metropolitan Areas (Jan. 2005)
LUNN, Maxine P. Lipset Community at a Crossroads - Latino Community Participation in Agenda Setting in Washington, D.C. (Aug. 1996)
MAGGIO, Mark E. Stough Decision-making on Controversial Transport and Enforcement Technology Applications (May 2004)
MALIK, Ammar Anees Root Exploring the Dynamics of Urban Development with Agent-Based Modeling: The Case of Pakistani Cities (May 2015)
MARWAH, Sanjay Haynes Opportunity Structures and Crime in Suburban Los Angeles (Jan. 2005)
MOORE, Lewis Stough Weather-Related Crashes on Public Lands (Jan. 2008)
MORRIS, Andrea Y. Fuller Affordable Housing: A Question of Definition
A Case Study on the Housing Markets of Arlington County, VA and Montgomery County, MD (May 2008)
NEIVA, Rui Quesado Button Economic Efficiency of Air Navigation Service Providers: An Assessment in Europe (May 2014)
PALUBINSKAS, Ginta T. Stough Economic Transformation: The Full Societal Transformation Thesis (Jan. 2003)
PATEL, Amit V. Stough Slumulation: An Integrated Simulation Framework to Explore Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Slum Formation in Ahmedabad, India (December 2012)
PENNY, Robert G. Harrington An Assessment of the Relative Importance of Public Sector Versus Private Sector Export Assistance in the Export Performance of Virginia Manufacturers (Aug. 1997)
PHARIS, Claudia C. Stough A Framework for the Application of the Tools of Complexity Science to the Analysis of Regional Growth and Development: Toward a Computational Regional Science
POOLE, Kenneth Fuller The Role of the Practitioner Networks in the Successful Diffusion and Implementation of Policy Innovations: Lessons from Enterprise Zone Experiences (Jan. 2000)
PRASAD, Nikhilesh Goldstone Modernization as a Social Process: The Case of Britain (Aug. 2009)
QIAN, Haifeng Acs Regional Systems of Entrepreneurship: The Nexus of Human Capital, Knowledge, and Entrepreneurial Activity (Aug. 2010)
RESTON, Russell High The Philippine Economy Under Ramos: A Comparative Scorecard (Jan. 2001)
SALAZAR, Maria E. Stough Local Economic Development in Mexico: A Comparative Study of the Methods and Goals of Local, State and Federal Economic Development Agencies (May 2007)
SALEM, Pofen Fuller The Internationalization of Small Business Service Firms in Metropolitan Economies: A Case Study of the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area (Aug. 2000)
SHAKIROVA, Ramziya Hughes Hallett The Importance of Institutional Arrangements for Development: A Study of the Relationship between Decentralized Governance and the Provision of Public Education
SONG, Chunpu Stough The Regional Macroeconomic Effects of Public Infrastructure in China (May 2011)
SOUSA, Sonia A. Fuller Entrepreneurship and Initiatives in European Union Regional Competitiveness
STALEBRINK, Odd J. Gifford Governmental Accounting and Financial Reporting in Transition: A Study of "Earnings Management" Under the Accrual and Consolidation Model (Aug. 2000)
SUTTER, Ryan C. Stough The Psychology of Entrepreneurship and the Technological Frontier - A Spatial Econometric Analysis of Regional Entrepreneurship in the United States (May 2010)
TIRTOSUHARTO, Darius Stough Regional Competitiveness in Indonesia: The Incentives of Fiscal Decentralization on Efficiency and Economic Growth (Jan. 2010)
TURNER, Sidney C. Haynes The Political Economy of Urban Primacy: A Reconsideration (December 2013)
UMAROV, Utkirdjan Haynes Modeling Lending Pressure and House Price Bubble Absorption: A Case of the United States (May 2018)
VACHAL, Kimberly J. Button Economic Growth of Nonmetropolitan and Agricultural Region Cities (Jan. 2005)
VEGA, Henry, L. Button Developing Countries and Their Airborne Export Flows of Perishable and High-Tech Goods (May 2010)
VIRGILL, Nicola Acs Export Processing Zones: Tools of Development or Reform Delay? (May 2009)
VU, Ha Root Fiscal Policy in Vietnam: Does It Spur Regional Concentration? (Jan. 2011)
WANG, Emily Xiaoxia Stough China As Public Venture Capitalist: Attainment and Policies (May 2006)
WATERS, Keith L. Fuller Firm Formation and Regional Labor Allocation (December 2018)
XIE, Qingshu Fuller The Dynamics of Regional Income Convergence in the U.S. 1970-2000 (May 2003)
YANG, Guang Stough Spatial Proximity, Functional Closeness and Regional Competitiveness (Jan. 2005)
YILMAZ, Serdar Haynes Regionalization of Telecommunications Investment: Is Telecommunications a Tool in Interregional Economic Competition? (Jan. 2001)
YUAN, Junyang Button Impacts of Traffic Congestion on Regional Production Efficiency: Cases of U.S. Urban Areas (May 2014)
ZAPATA, Ellen A. Fuller A Mixed Method Analysis of Foreclosure and Local Government Policy in the Washington, D.C. Area (December 2012)
ZHAO, Zuoquan Stough The Economic Growth of a Nation: A Spatial Perspective (Aug. 2004)
ZHOU, Xin Gifford Transit Oriented Development: Does It Provide a More Affordable Way of Life? Examining Transit Oriented Development's Impacts on Household Travel Decisions

Technology, Science, and Innovation

Student Chair Dissertation Title
ABEL, Troy D. Stough Paths to New Public Policy: Civic Factors and Local Voluntary Environmental Efforts (Aug. 1998)
ADAMS, Richard C. Kash Culture, Policy, and Technology Innovation: U.S. and Japanese Performance in Electro/Mechanical Technologies (Aug. 1995)
ADASE, James Hill Cultural Divide Between Science and Diplomacy at the Department of State (Aug. 2002)
ALPERT, Sheri Lipset Machine Tractable Human Tissue: Policy Implications for Medical Privacy (Jan. 2001)
AU, Caterina Stough Diffusion and Adoption of Genetically Modified Cotton:
Interaction of Agricultural Policies and Farm Households in the United States (Jan. 2010)
AUGER, Robin N. Kash Public-Private Collaboration in Technological Innovation: An Examination of U.S. Experiences Since World War II (May 2006)
AUGUSTINE, Charles D. Gifford Evaluating the Emissions Contribution of Unresolved Vehicle Inspection Failures (May 2008)
BECK, Richard T. Mahler Engagement: Promoting Intergroup Collaboration and Innovation in Effective Research and Development Management (Aug. 1993)
BENEDICT, Jeri High An Industry Study of Commercial High-Spatial-Resolution Satellite Remote Sensing (Aug. 2008)
CHENEY, David Kash Information Technology, Science, and Public Policy (Jan. 2008)
COHEN, Martin F. Hart Testing Theories of Innovation Diffusion: Analysis of Physicians’ Adoption of Electronic Health Records
COLEMAN, John J. Tolchin Controlling Prescription Drug Abuse By Design
(May 2007)
COX, Kenneth E. Button Economies of Speed: Policy Implications of High Speed Technologies on the U.S. Maritime Transportation System (May 2001)
CURTIS, Michael R. Kash Technological Innovation and Public Private Sector Collaborations: The Case of the Advanced Turbine System Program (Jan. 2002)
DAITO, Nobuhiko Gifford Essays on Infrastructure Public Private Partnerships
DAVIS, Theodore J. Hart High-Skill Migration as a Positive-Sum Relationship for Tradable Services: The Case of India and the United States (December 2013)
DEVIRGILIO, Mark Sibley Balancing Information Access and Security (BIAS): Explaining Three Decades of United States Encryption Policymaking (Aug. 2005)
DIAMOND, David D. Auerswald Public Policies for Hybrid-Electric Vehicles: The Impact of Government Incentives on Consumer Adoption (May 2008)
DOLAN, Dana Archer Posner Tracing a Slow Emergency through Kingdon’s Politics Stream: How Australia’s Extreme Millennium Drought Influenced Climate Change Adaptation Governance in the 2007 Water Act (May 2017)
DUCHAK, George D. Hill Some Determinants of Information Technology Adoption Factors by Rural Electric Cooperatives
FABSITZ, Richard R. Kash Shifting Federally Funded Research Into Pasteur's Quadrant: A Case Study of the SBIR Program at NIH (May 2003)
FAROOQUE, Mahmud A. Kash The Evolution of Technological Forecasting and the Contemporary Policy Systems, 1935-1999 (May 2004)
FITZSIMMONS, Carolyn Sibley Knowledge Spillovers From Joint Government-Industry Supported Research: A Case Study from the Automotive Industry (May 2001)
GARG, Sachin Auerswald Essays on Big Data and Development (August 2017)
GETTMAN, Jon Fuller Portfolio Variance Analysis and Sustainable Rural Economic Development (May 2000)
GORMAN, Sean P. Stough Networks, Complexity, and Security: The Role of Policy in Critical Infrastructure Protection (May 2004)
GUTIERREZ, Juan Julio Hart Plant-Level Innovation Patterns in a Globalized World: A Latin American Perspective (December 2013)
HAMILTON, Robert Perry Foreign Science & Engineering Doctoral Attainment in American Universities (Jan. 2010)
HAN, Lianchao Kash The New Food Pyramid: Culture, Policy and Technology in the TransAtlantic GMO Controversy (May 2005)
HARE, Forrest B. Sommer The Interdependent Nature of National Cyber Security: Motivating Private Action for a Public Good (Jan. 2011)
HELFRICH, Monique V. McNeely Crafting Policy in the Face of Uncertainty: Managing the Risk of High-Consequence Operations (May 2018)
HENRY, Sandra M. Fuller An Econometric Analysis of Internet Adoption in Latin America and the Caribbean: 1996-2000 (May 2004)
HICKS, Joel Hart Behavioral Interventions in Energy Consumption (December 2019)
HIGGINBOTHAM, Brian Auerswald The Standardization of Standardization: The Search for Order in Complex Systems (August 2017)
HIRA, Ronil Gulledge Electronic Commerce and Manufacturing Supply Chain Integration and Management: Approaches to Improve Government Policies (Aug. 2002)
HODGE, Ronald Listokin Patterns of Adoption for Mobile Broadband: Its Role in the U.S. Digital Divide (May 2017)
JIN, Dengjian Kash Knowledge Regimes and National Competitiveness (Aug. 1998)
JONES, Boyd A. Gulledge Information Technology Enabled Public Sector Service Satisfaction (May 2004)
KALLAS-ZELEK, Kadri Hart Innovation in the Services Sector: Towards a New Typological Theory (August 2014)
KILPATRICK, Henry E. Stough Dynamic Increase Return to Scale, Technology Growth, Lock-in and Hysteresis: A Study of Evolutionary Growth of the Semiconductor Industry in the U.S. (Aug. 1998)
KIM, Hyun Ju (Monica) Koizumi Essays on Household Decision-Making and Mobile Access in Ethiopia
KIM, Sung Jae Reinert The Impact of Standards and Institutional Capacity on International Trade: An Examination of Food and Agricultural Products (May 2006)
KRISHNASWAMY, Suresh Auerswald Clouds in the Distance? Assessing the Role of Service Provisioning Decisions in Shaping Cyber Infrastructure Resilience (December 2020)
KRUEGER, Richard D. Pfiffner Technology Transfer and U.S. National Security Policy: The Joint Strike Fighter (Aug. 2010)
KULCHITSKY,
Dmytro Roman
Lavoie Computerization, Knowledge and Information Technology Initiatives: The Cases of Jordan and Israel (Aug. 2001)
LEE, Joshua A. Schintler Artificial Neural Networks in Public Policy: Towards an Analytical Framework (May 2020)
LEE, Margo M. Mahler Coping Strategies of Scientific Organizations (May 2003)
LI, Ning Kash Innovation Systems and Technology Spillovers: Economic, Geographic, and Institutional Perspectives (May 2004)
LIN, Xintong Sibley E-Government Implementation and Practices for Policy Goals - A Methodology and Case Studies (Aug. 2007)
LITZELMAN, Michael Perry Cost Effectiveness and Cost/Benefits of the Ethiopian and Eritrean Demining Programs (May 2001)
LIU, Yanchun Haynes Impacts of Telecommunications Infrastructure and Its Spillover Effects on Regional Economic Growth in China (Jan. 2009)
MADISON, John J. Kash The Scientific Elite: Enterprising Participants in Science Policy Development (Aug. 1994)
MCNAMARA, Castilla Florence Stough Science Policy for Biomedical Crises: Examination and Analysis of the Synoptic Strategy (Jan. 2005)
MCQUADE, Samuel C., III Sibley Cops Versus Crooks: Technological Competition and Complexity in the Co-Evolution of Information Technologies and Money Laundering (Aug. 2001)
MORAR, David Listokin Analyzing the Relationship Between Communities of Practice and Institutional Structure in Multistakeholder Frameworks. A Case Study in Internet Governance (August 2018)
MOHD AMIN, Fatima Hill Innovation in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the Malaysian Information Technology (IT) Industry (May 2001)
MUSTAFA, Shahid S. Sibley Factors that Explain Internet Growth in Africa: An Empirical Model (Jan. 2002)
NOVAK, Justin M. Hart Use of Knowledge Commons in Open Innovation Systems: The Case of Free and Open Source Software
OLSON, Warren Kash Urban Information Systems Technology: Tools and Policy Implications for the Military and Law Enforcement in the 21st Century (Jan. 2001)
PANDIT, Nitin S. Haynes Policy Design For Retail Electric Institutions: Artificial Intelligence Representations for a Common Property Resource Approach (Jan. 1999)
PARAJULI, Jitendra Haynes Broadband Internet in the U.S. (May 2013)
PARFOMAK, Elizabeth C. Stough Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide: Socioeconomic Characteristics and Landowner Acceptance of Carbon Sequestration Sites (December 2012)
PATEL, Amit V. Stough Slumulation: An Integrated Simulation Framework to Explore Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Slum Formation in Ahmedabad, India (December 2012)
PHARIS, Claudia C. Stough A Framework for the Application of the Tools of Complexity Science to the Analysis of Regional Growth and Development: Toward a Computational Regional Science
POMMERENING, Christine Tolchin The Development of Governance Structures For the Internet. Principles and Practices in the Case of the Internet Corporation For Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) (Jan. 2004)
SARKISSIAN, Alfred Hart Essays on the Drug Discovery Innovation System (December 2017)
SCHALLER, Robert R. Kash Technological Innovation in the Semiconductor Industry: A Case Study of the International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors (ITRS) (May 2004)
SKLAREW, Jennifer Hart Shock to the System: How Catastrophic Events and Institutional Relationships Impact Japanese Energy Policymaking, Resilience, and Innovation
STABILE, Bonnie B. Tolchin Balancing Morality and Economy: The Case of State Human Cloning Policies (May 2006)
STANFORD, Virgil Ian LaPorte Rooftop Revolution? The Comparative Effectiveness of State Incentives for Solar Photovoltaic Adoption in the Residential Sector
SULLIVAN, Ellen McNeely The Webmaster's Tale: Joining the EU Information Society (Aug. 2005)
TIAN, Fangmeng Hart Emigration of Chinese Scientists and its Impacts on National Research Performance from a Sending Country Perspective
THOMAS, Kevin Addleson Resistance to Wireless Telecommunication Antenna Siting: A Comparative Case Study of Regulatory Policy (Jan. 2008)
TINGLE, Anthony L. Hart Essays on the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs
TUCKER, Jonathan C. Hill An Analysis of Industry Support for the NSF's Engineering Research Centers (May 2003)
VALENTINE, Patrick F. Heclo Equality and Efficiency: Telecommunications Policy and Conflicting American Principles (Jan. 1997)
WILLIAMS, Rhys M. Kash The Exchange of Knowledge During Federal Laboratory/Industry Commercial Innovation: Toward New Federal Public Policy Framework (Aug. 1999)
WILSON, Clay, III Stough Protection of Rights in Intellectual Property: How Will Public Policy Control Copyright Piracy in the Age of the Internet? (May 2001)
ZANGARDI, John A. LaPorte Regulation of Internet Top Level Domain Names (Jan. 2005)
ZELNIO, Ryan Hart A Complexity Approach to Evaluating National Scientific Systems through International Scientific Collaborations (May 2013)

Governance

Student Chair Dissertation Title
ABDUKADIROV, Sherzod A. Goldstone Emergence of Political Parties during Democratic Transitions: An Agent-based Approach (May 2011)
AFAQI, Jamil Wedel The Effect of Culture on the Workings of Bureaucracy: A Comparison of the U.S. and Pakistani Audit Bureaucracies (May 2015)
ALLEN, Benjamin L. Fukuyama Consumption Taxation of Electronic Commerce: A Comparison of United States (US) and European Union (EU) Policies, 1997 to 2000 (May 2002)
AL-SALLOUM, Tariq M. Haynes Policy Choices In Developing Countries: The Case Of Privatization in Saudi Arabia (May 1999)
AMES, Fred Lewis Addleson The Drive to Improve Performance in the Federal Government: A Longitudinal Case Study of Managing for Results (May 2015)
ARNOLD, Aaron M. Acs An Organizational Approach to Entrepreneurship in the Federal Sector (May 2014)
ASLAM, Ghazia High Dictatorship As a Bargaining Process: The Case Of Pakistan (Jan. 2011)
BAILEY, Marshall H., III Stough Public Administration Efficiency Through Total Quality Management (May 1993)
BAKER, Paul M.A. Harrington Local Government Internet Sites as Public Policy Innovations (Aug. 1997)
BARTON, Richard A. Pfiffner Postal Reorganization Legislation: Comparative Case Studies of the Legislative Process (May 2010)
BROOK, Douglas A. Pfiffner Business Style Financial Statements Under the CFO Act: An Examination of Audit Opinions (May 2001)
BYBEE, Ashley-Louise N. Goldstone Narco State or Failed State? Politics and Narcotics in Guinea-Bissau
CERENZIA, Julia A. Listokin Professionalism and Self-Regulatory Standards: Responsiveness of Medical Licensure and Certification (May 2014)
CHAPMAN, Lynn Haynes The Effects of Monetary Policy on U.S. Regional Employment 1999-2004 (May 2009)
CHECHERITA, Cristina Hughes Hallett A Macroeconomic Analysis of Investment Under Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) and Its Policy Implications - the Case of Developing Countries (Jan. 2010)
CHOI, Yon Jung McNeely Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a World Cultural Norm?: A Comprehensive Analysis of Global CSR Governance (May 2017)
CHOKPRAJAKCHAT, Srisombat Tolchin Thailand's Agenda Setting Process: The Foundation of the Special Investigation Department Using the FBI (Jan. 2004)
CHUDY, John P. White Political Management and Economic Policy Reform: An Exploration of Structural Adjustment Experience (May 1992)
COBIN, John Ellig Building Regulation, Market Alternatives and Allodial Policy (Aug. 1996)
COLE, Benjamin R. Goldstone Re-conceptualizing Democracy: Harnessing Social Complexity at the State-Society Interface (May 2011)
COLEMAN, David W. Perry The U.S. Public Sector and its Adoption of Service Oriented Technology (December 2012)
COLEMAN, John J. Tolchin Controlling Prescription Drug Abuse By Design
(May 2007)
CUDA, Daniel L. High Depot Maintenance, and Businesslike Reform of the Department of Defense (Jan. 2011)
CZARDA, Lawrence D. Stough The Productive Efficiency of Metropolitan County Government: Analysis of the Impact of Government Structure (Aug. 1997)
DEFRANK, Anthony J. Scimecca The Path to Firearms Control: Understanding Government Regulation at the End of the 20th Century (May 2002)
DEWAL, Snigdha Root Governance and Political Entrepreneurship in India: Case Studies of Gujarat and Bihar
DOLAN, Dana Archer Posner Tracing a Slow Emergency through Kingdon’s Politics Stream: How Australia’s Extreme Millennium Drought Influenced Climate Change Adaptation Governance in the 2007 Water Act (May 2017)
DONNELLY, Daniel K. Mahler The Effect of Met Expectation on Organizational Commitment (Aug. 1996)
DUNCAN, Robert A. Conlan In Case of Emergency... Coordination of Emergency Management at the Local Level (Aug. 1995)
FANDL, Kevin J. Goldstone Beyond the Invisible: The Impact of Trade Liberalization and Formalization on Small Businesses in Colombia (May 2010)
FARR, DeAnn J. Armor Interstate Equity in Health Policy (Aug. 2004)
FLETCHER, Charles V. Armor Politics and Military Base Closures (Aug. 2006)
FRASER, Ronald R. White Policy Subsystems and the Idea Whose Time Has Come (Jan. 1997)
GORDON IV, John Pfiffner The Quadrennial Defense Review: Analyzing the Major Defense Review Process (May 2005)
GORY, Duane Pfiffner State Control Over NGOs That Are Not Financially Dependent On The State (Aug. 2008)
HARTKE, Jason Pfiffner The Environmental Presidency: Explaining Environmental Policy by Direct Action (May 2009)
HEARNE, Sheila M. Regan Medical Records: The Role of Advocacy Coalitions in Policy Change (Jan. 2003)
HOFFMAN, Linda E. Armor Collaborating Virginia Welfare and Workforce Services (May 2007)
HOLLEY JR, William T. Fuller Assessing the Impact of Prison Siting on Rural Economic Development (Jan. 2009)
HOUGH, Paul G. Gulledge Reforming the Planning, Programming, and Budgeting System in the Department of Defense: A Study of Budget Process and Rules (May 1994)
JUSTUS, Adam R. Mayer Is Your Public Housing RAD? Public Housing Authority Capacity Building and Decision Making (December 2020)
KAZMI, Hina Schintler Government Contracts and the Organization of Firms (August 2016)
KAY, Ward R. Mayer Where's the "Public" in Public Policy: Skewed Democratic Pluralism vs. Nuanced Public Opinion in Attitudes toward Unauthorized Immigrants (May 2010)
KRISHNASWAMY, Suresh Auerswald Clouds in the Distance?  Assessing the Role of Service Provisioning Decisions in Shaping Cyber Infrastructure Resilience
KRUEGER, Richard D. Pfiffner Technology Transfer and U.S. National Security Policy: The Joint Strike Fighter (Aug. 2010)
KWON, Chang McNeely Fiscal Policy, Transparency, and Subjective Well-Being (December 2020)
LE FAVOUR, John W. Tolchin Examination of the Influence of TRICARE Implementation on Ambulatory Health Care Utilization (Jan. 2003)
LE RENARD, Callie Dinan External Actors and National Preference Formation: European Energy Security Policy and Relations with Russia (December 2013)
LITTON, Eric Marvel How Do Framed Messages Affect Budget Recommendations? An Experiment in Federal Government Budgeting (May 2017)
MAAS, Gerard C., Jr. Stough Federal Workforce Restructuring: Agency Responses to External Pressures (Jan. 2004)
MAGNESS, Phillip High From Tariffs to the Income Tax: Trade Protection and Revenue in the United States (Jan. 2010)
MASTAL, Margaret F. Mahler Governance in American Health Care Organizations: 1984-1993 Elements and Patterns (Jan. 1997)
MAY, Kyle P. Hart Internet Disseminated Medical Information: An Investigation of Three Regulatory Policy Tools (Jan. 2009)
MCCREESH, Patrick J. Listokin The Factors Contributing to Agency-Level Budgetary Patterns in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
MEDLOCK, Kathleen V. Pfiffner A Critical Analysis of the Impact of the Department of Defense Reorganization Act on American Officership (Aug. 1993)
MCGOVERN, Tara A. Shelley New Armed Groups in Colombia: The Emergence of the Bacrim in the 21st Century
MICHAEL, George J. Fukuyama The U.S. Response to Domestic Right Wing Terrorism and Extremism: A Government and NGO Partnership (Jan. 2002)
MORAR, David Listokin Analyzing the Relationship Between Communities of Practice and Institutional Structure in Multistakeholder Frameworks. A Case Study in Internet Governance (August 2018)
MUTONE-SMITH, Danielle Marie Tolchin Food Aid Reform: The Basis for an NGO Led Reform Process
O’LAUGHLIN, Johanna C. Goldstone Aging in America: Exploring the Long-Term Care Puzzle and Barriers to Private Insurance Coverage (May 2018)
PETRIE, Ann Mahler Human Services Coalition: A Theory of Governance (May 2000)
POMMERENING, Christine Tolchin The Development of Governance Structures For the Internet. Principles and Practices in the Case of the Internet Corporation For Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) (Jan. 2004)
RANVILLE, Michelle Rudder The Effectiveness of Due Process Requirements in Public and Private Standard-Setting (August 2014)
RIGGLE, James Conlan The Future of American Federalism: Modeling State Politics and Policy (Aug. 2002)
ROGERS, Modestine N Hart-Nibbrig The Effects of Judicial Intervention on the Development of Deinstitutionalization Policy for Persons with Mental Disabilities (May 1993)
ROUGH, Jill A. Mayer Is the Abrams Doctrine Valid?: Exploring the Impact of Army National Guard Mobilization on Public Support for the War on Terror (Jan. 2011)
RUSTICI, Thomas C. High The Economic Effects of the Smoot-Hawley Act of 1930 and the Beginning of the Great Depression (May 2005)
SAGER, Michelle Conlan Cooperation Without Borders: Federalism and International Trade (May 1999)
SALEEM, Raja Muhammad Ali Goldstone Effect of Islam's Role in State Nationalism on the Islamization of Government: Case Studies of Turkey and Pakistan
SAMUDA, Karelle A.Y. Goldstone The Political Economy of the Constituency Development Fund in Kenya and Jamaica (May 2018)
SCHUM, Richard M. Sibley A Study in Direct Democracy: The Citizen Initiative & the Determinants of Voter Behavior (Jan. 2009)
SHAKIROVA, Ramziya Hughes Hallett The Importance of Institutional Arrangements for Development: A Study of the Relationship between Decentralized Governance and the Provision of Public Education
SHOCKLEY, Gordon Stough The Function of Policy Entrepreneurship in American Politics: The Return of Stability to Federal Arts Policy (Aug. 2005)
SHOEMAKER, Melissa Wedel A House Divided: Evolution of EU Asylum Policy After The Bosnian War (May 2009)
SOKOLOWSKI, Eugene Fauntroy The Transitional Component of the African-American Electorate in the 2004 Presidential Election: Issue Orientation and the Voting Decision (May 2009)
STEVENS-THOMPSON, Yolanda Perry Analysis of the Eligibility Determination Methods for Medicaid's Aged and Disabled Waiver (Aug. 2005)
SUNDERBRUCH, Jude Pfiffner An Assessment of Neofunctionalist Spillover in Security Structures of the Post-Cold War European Union (Aug. 2008)
SZYMALAK, Jim Pfiffner Expanding the Obligation to Accommodate Public Employee Religious Free Expression and its Effects on Bureaucratic Accountability
TALKINGTON, Scott W. Lipset The Influence of Political Values and Campaign Spending in 1996 Congressional Elections (May 1998)
TRAMPE, Paul Mayer The Effects on Work Effort of the Simultaneous Phase-Down of Multiple Assistance Programs (Aug. 2008)
VANCE, Walter K. Pfiffner Financial Management Information Produced as a Result of the CFO Act and Its Use by Federal Government Agencies, the OMB and Congress (May 2003)
VENERI, Michael C. Pfiffner The Goldwater-Nichols Act and the Joint Duty Promotion Requirement: An Analysis of the U.S. Military's Implementation of a Congressional Mandate (May 2004)
VIRGILL, Nicola Acs Export Processing Zones: Tools of Development or Reform Delay? (May 2009)
VLAICU, Sorina O. McNeely Patient Rights versus Managed Care: A Policy Formulation Model (Aug. 2003)
VOLPE, Michael Goldstone Frame Resonance and Failure in the Thai Red Shirts and Yellow Shirts Movements
WAHAB, Bilal, A. Shelley Oil Federalism in Iraq: Resource Curse, Patronage Networks, and Stability. Case Studies of Baghdad, Kurdistan, and the Advent of ISIS (May 2015)
WALKER, Laura M. Rozell Religious-Based Decisions in Federal Appellate Courts: The Influence of Jurisdictional Characteristics and Judicial Attributes on Voting (December 2012)
WALTERS, Julie McNeely Assisted Living Regulation in the United States: Institutional Responses to a New Industry (Aug. 2005)
WEISSBURG, Paul Rudder Shifting Alliances in the Accreditation of Higher Education: On the Long-Term Consequences of Delegation of Government Authority to Self-Regulatory Organizations (Jan. 2009)
WILLIAMS, Rhys M. Kash The Exchange of Knowledge During Federal Laboratory/Industry Commercial Innovation: Toward New Federal Public Policy Framework (Aug. 1999)
WILSON, Aleta M. Stough Federal Procurement Policy: Effect on Minority Owned Businesses (May 2001)
WILSON, Brian Z. Goldstone Foreign Aid and Governance in a Complex Adaptive System (August 2020)
ZANGARDI, John A. LaPorte Regulation of Internet Top Level Domain Names (Jan. 2005)
     

Culture and Society

Student Chair Dissertation Title
ADAMS, Richard C. Kash Culture, Policy, and Technology Innovation: U.S. and Japanese Performance in Electro/Mechanical Technologies (Aug. 1995)
AFAQI, Jamil Wedel The Effect of Culture on the Workings of Bureaucracy: A Comparison of the U.S. and Pakistani Audit Bureaucracies (May 2015)
AGWARA, Hezekiah O. Goldstone Legacies of the Past: Coinciding Inequalities, Trust, and Entrepreneurial Capabilities of Nations (May 2012)
AL-FAHAD, Mohammad Y. McNeely Bridging the Global Digital Divide: Internet Diffusion in Muslim Countries (Jan. 2004)
ARIEIRA, Carlos Haynes Human Capital and Social Capital within Brazilian Families (Jan. 2000)
AUD, Susan L. Armor Competition and Efficiency Effects of Charter Schools (May 2002)
BALASURIYA, Kanishka Root How Decentralization Matters to Conflict: Devising a Generalizable Framework
BRAGG, Michelle L. Fuller Social Fathering Among African American Men and the Impact on Child and Family Outcomes (Jan. 2004)
BRYANT, Victoria Slavov The Outbreak of a Tax Break: Essays on the Participation and Impact of the Saver's Credit Across Time and Distance (May 2020)
CHAMPAGNE, Maurice B. Fuller Interest Groups and Ideas: The Battle over Housing Finance in the Run-up to the Financial Crisis (May 2015)
CHOI, Yon Jung McNeely Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a World Cultural Norm?: A Comprehensive Analysis of Global CSR Governance (May 2017)
COTTER, Joseph D. Clark Keeping the Faith: An Analysis of Ideological Continuity in the FSLN's Revolutionary Leadership in Transition to Revolutionary Rulership in Nicaragua (May 1993)
CUARTAS, Beatriz Reinert Essays on Well-being and Quality of Life in Latin America
DAS GUPTA, Debasree Stough Addressing High Fertility and Low Women's Work Participation: An Empirical Reflection on India (December 2013)
DINC, Mustafa Haynes The Dynamics of Efficiency in the State Higher Education Systems in the U.S. 1974-1994 (May 1999)
DO, Soo Gwan Acs Does Social Capital Matter? The Impacts of Social Capital on Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Growth in the Knowledge Economy (Jan. 2010)
DONAHUE, Patricia F. McNeely We, The Community: A Study of Participation, Community and Public Policy (December 2013)
DONNELLY, Daniel K. Mahler The Effect of Met Expectation on Organizational Commitment (Aug. 1996)
ELROD, Catherine Schrader Perry Individuals with Chronic and/or Disabling Conditions: Determinants of Utilization of Physical Rehabilitation Services (May 2005)
GOODLOE, John M. Lavoie Money, Democracy, and the Southern Tradition (May 2001)
GUTH, Andrew Shelley The Corruption-Clientelism Relationship: Social Bonds and Debts Obligations (August 2019)
KWON, Chang McNeely Fiscal Policy, Transparency, and Subjective Well-Being (December 2020)
HANCOCK, John A. Pfiffner Officer Performance: Do the Service Academies Make a Difference? An Examination of the U.S. Navy (May 1999)
HASHEMI, Layla Shelley Dynamics of Contention: Protest and Resistance in Authoritarian Contexts (May 2020)
HIMATHONGKAM, Tinapa Koizumi Grocery Shopping Destination Choice and Obesity: an Empirical Study of Urban Population in Bangkok, Thailand
HOFFMAN, Linda E. Armor Collaborating Virginia Welfare and Workforce Services (May 2007)
HUSSAIN, Nazia Shelley Tracing Order in Seeming Chaos: Understanding the Informal and Violent Political Order of Karachi
IQBAL, Mufeeza Reinert Poverty, Basic Needs, and Political Violence: Insights into the Social Context of Terrorism from Pakistan's Northwestern Tribal Areas (August 2020)
ISTRATE, Emilia C. Stough Small Businesses, Institutions, and the Informal Economy (May 2012)
KAY, Ward R. Mayer Where's the "Public" in Public Policy: Skewed Democratic Pluralism vs. Nuanced Public Opinion in Attitudes toward Unauthorized Immigrants (May 2010)
KELLER, Bradford M. Fuller Higher Education and Employment: An Examination of How Support for Higher Education Can Improve Long-Term Economic Performance (May 2010)
KING, Marva E. McNeely Collaboration Program Effectiveness: Comparing Two Community Partnership Programs (December 2012)
KUILER, Erik W. McNeely The Search for Eudaimonia: An Analysis of International Development, Migration, and Gender Equality (May 2007)
LAVENDER, Wayne Rozell Worldview and Public Policy: From American Exceptionalism to American Empire (Jan. 2010)
LINDSEY, Bruce Armor The Effect of Computers on the Mathematics Achievement of American 8th Grade Students (Aug. 2005)
LITZELMAN, Michael Perry Cost Effectiveness and Cost/Benefits of the Ethiopian and Eritrean Demining Programs (May 2001)
LUNN, Maxine P. Lipset Community at a Crossroads - Latino Community Participation in Agenda Setting in Washington, D.C. (Aug. 1996)
MARSTON, Kayyonne Shelley In Pursuit of Illicit Goals: Structure, Dynamics, and Collapse of Crime Facilitating Networks in Jamaica (August 2016)
MAXWELL, Sarah P. Armor The Changing Nature of the Feminist Movement (May 2004)
NAREL, James L. Avruch/
Pfiffner
Humanitarian and Military Organizational Cultures and the Challenges of Contemporary Complex Emergencies (May 2007)
O’LAUGHLIN, Johanna C. Goldstone Aging in America: Exploring the Long-Term Care Puzzle and Barriers to Private Insurance Coverage (May 2018)
PARK, Eun Jung Armor Explaining Achievement Disparities between the United States and South Korea (May 2013)
PARFOMAK, Elizabeth C. Stough Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide: Socioeconomic Characteristics and Landowner Acceptance of Carbon Sequestration Sites (December 2012)
PEDLIKIN, Philip S. Mayer The Closure of Institutions for the Intellectually Disabled: How Depopulation Impacts Programs and Spending (December 2020)
PETERS, Lutheria N. Schintler The Positionality of Race in Graduate and Professional School Admissions: A Theoretical Lens and Empirical Contribution for Race Conscious and Race Neutral Policies (December 2018)
POOL, Amy C. Lipset The Path to Power: The Evolution of Rights Discourse in the Twentieth Century United States (Aug. 1996)
PRASAD, Nikhilesh Goldstone Modernization as a Social Process: The Case of Britain (Aug. 2009)
RAY, Marcella Ridlen Lipset Out of the Shadows: An Empirical Analysis of How Civil Society in the U.S. Changed During the 20th Century (May 2000)
ROGERS, Modestine N Hart-Nibbrig The Effects of Judicial Intervention on the Development of Deinstitutionalization Policy for Persons with Mental Disabilities (May 1993)
SALEEM, Raja Muhammad Ali Goldstone Effect of Islam's Role in State Nationalism on the Islamization of Government: Case Studies of Turkey and Pakistan
SOKOLOWSKI, Eugene Fauntroy The Transitional Component of the African-American Electorate in the 2004 Presidential Election: Issue Orientation and the Voting Decision (May 2009)
SPENGLER, Arthur W. Stough Why Local Government Employees Choose to Bargain Collectively: The Role of Collective Voice in the Competition For Budget Resources in An Era of Fiscal Discontent (May 1998)
STEVENS-THOMPSON, Yolanda Perry Analysis of the Eligibility Determination Methods for Medicaid's Aged and Disabled Waiver (Aug. 2005)
SULLIVAN, Ellen McNeely The Webmaster's Tale: Joining the EU Information Society (Aug. 2005)
SZYMALAK, Jim Pfiffner Expanding the Obligation to Accommodate Public Employee Religious Free Expression and its Effects on Bureaucratic Accountability
TALKINGTON, Scott W. Lipset The Influence of Political Values and Campaign Spending in 1996 Congressional Elections (May 1998)
THIBAULT, Marc A. Perry A Multivariate Analysis of US Coast Guard Enlistment Propensity (Aug. 2004)
THOMAS, William C. Tolchin Cultural Transformation in the U.S. Air Force (Jan. 2003)
TRAMPE, Paul Mayer The Effects on Work Effort of the Simultaneous Phase-Down of Multiple Assistance Programs (Aug. 2008)
TRANG, Nga T. Armor Building Social Capital through Girl Scouts (Aug. 2004)
UNDERHILL, Jack A. N Hart-Nibbrig Putting the Pieces Together: An Integrated Approach to Moving Poor Mothers from Poverty to Independence (Aug. 1994)
VALENTINE, Patrick F. Heclo Equality and Efficiency: Telecommunications Policy and Conflicting American Principles (Jan. 1997)
VOLPE, Michael Goldstone Frame Resonance and Failure in the Thai Red Shirts and Yellow Shirts Movements
WANG, Yiying Elle Goldstone West African Merchants in Yiwu City, China: Immigrant Identities and Chinese Immigration Policies (December 2018)
WARFIELD, Wallace Lipset Politics, Parties, and Conflict Resolution: The Role of Urban Politics in the Management and Resolution of Community Conflict (Jan. 2001)
WILLIAMS, Michael B. Armor Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Military Leadership: A Feasibility Analysis of the Military Leadership Diversity Commission’s Service Academy Accession Recommendations (December 2013)
ZANGARDI, John A. LaPorte Regulation of Internet Top Level Domain Names (Jan. 2005)
ZHANG, Ting Schintler It's Never Too Late: Elderly Entrepreneurship in the Aging Economy (Jan. 2008)

Organizational and Information Technology

Student Chair Dissertation Title
AMES, Fred Lewis Addleson The Drive to Improve Performance in the Federal Government: A Longitudinal Case Study of Managing for Results (May 2015)
APPLE, Kristen Stough Should Business Methods be Patentable? Understanding the Impact on Society of Business Methods Patents (December 2013)
BAHARMAST, Al Sommer A Decision Framework for the Adoption of Business Process Collaboration in Supply Networks
(Jan. 2005)
BODILLY, Susan J. Mahler Organizational Factors That Affect School Reform: Analysis of High School Attempts to Integrate Academic and Vocational Education (Jan. 1993)
BORDEAUX, John M. Fukuyama Self-Organized Air Tasking: Examining a Non-Hierarchical Model for Joint Air Operations (Jan. 2003)
COGHLAN, Thomas K. Pfiffner Intelligence Community (IC) Performance Management: Did the Director of National Intelligence’s (DNI) 2007 IC Policy Directive 651 on Performance Management Achieve its Policy Objectives?
COLEMAN, David W. Perry The U.S. Public Sector and its Adoption of Service Oriented Technology (December 2012)
DECHANT, Jason A. Pfiffner Catalyzing Change in Complex Organizations: The Department of Defense Office of Force Transformation (May 2013)
DUCHAK, George D. Hill Some Determinants of Information Technology Adoption Factors by Rural Electric Cooperatives
EMMONS, Elinor K. Gulledge Public Policy Implications From Private Sector Enterprise Integration (May 2001)
FLACH, Helen R. Mahler Influence of the Organizational Culture in Implementing Radical Mission Change in an Agency: The U.S. Soil Conservation Service, 1985-1995
(May 1997)
FRYE, Douglas W. Gulledge E-Procurement in the Private and Public Sectors (May 2004)
GERMAN, Keith H. Goldstone Interagency Interaction: Exploring the Facilitators & Inhibitors of Interagency Interaction in the US National Security System (May 2015)
HARE, Forrest B. Sommer The Interdependent Nature of National Cyber Security: Motivating Private Action for a Public Good (Jan. 2011)
HENNESSEY, J. Thomas, Jr. Pfiffner Organizational Culture and the "Reinvention of Government" (Jan. 1997)
HIRA, Ronil Gulledge Electronic Commerce and Manufacturing Supply Chain Integration and Management: Approaches to Improve Government Policies (Aug. 2002)
HU, Yinyue Schintler The Adoption of Electronic Medical Records by US Hospitals: An Exploration of Network Methods and Models
JONES, Boyd A. Gulledge Information Technology Enabled Public Sector Service Satisfaction (May 2004)
KARADEMIR, Kutluer Goldstone Democratic Policing and Organizational Learning in UN Police Missions: A Mixed-Methods Study (December 2012)
KAZMI, Hina Schintler Government Contracts and the Organization of Firms (August 2016)
KING, Marva E. McNeely Collaboration Program Effectiveness: Comparing Two Community Partnership Programs (December 2012)
KULIG, Nancy Lynn Mahler The Archetype Model of Leadership (May 1997)
LASSELLE, Alexis R. Pfiffner Legislating “Military Entitlements": A Challenge to the Congressional Abdication Thesis
LAWRENCE, James A. Armor Growing Earnings Inequality in U.S. Metro Regions (1990 to 2004): The Role of the Financial Services and Information Technology Industries (December 2013)
LITTON, Eric Marvel How Do Framed Messages Affect Budget Recommendations? An Experiment in Federal Government Budgeting (May 2017)
MARSTON, Kayyonne Shelley In Pursuit of Illicit Goals: Structure, Dynamics, and Collapse of Crime Facilitating Networks in Jamaica (August 2016)
MCCREESH, Patrick J. Listokin The Factors Contributing to Agency-Level Budgetary Patterns in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
MCQUADE, Samuel C., III Sibley Cops Versus Crooks: Technological Competition and Complexity in the Co-Evolution of Information Technologies and Money Laundering (Aug. 2001)
O'NEIL, Sean Addleson The Formation of Collaborative Inter-Organizational Networks (May 2009)
PARAJULI, Jitendra Haynes Broadband Internet in the U.S. (May 2013)
PERINO, George H., Jr. Gulledge Complexity: A Cognitive Barrier to Defense Systems Acquisition Management (May 2000)
PRICE, James E. White/Cole An Investigation of the Relationship Between Perceived Leadership and Managerial Effectiveness in Matrix Organizations (Aug. 1993)
SCAPPINI, Karla L. Addleson Organizing for Aid Effectiveness: A Multi-Case Study of U.S. Foreign Aid Delivery Models (December 2013)
SZYMALAK, Jim Pfiffner Expanding the Obligation to Accommodate Public Employee Religious Free Expression and its Effects on Bureaucratic Accountability
WILLIAMS, Michael B. Armor Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Military Leadership: A Feasibility Analysis of the Military Leadership Diversity Commission’s Service Academy Accession Recommendations (December 2013)

Global and International Systems

Student Chair Dissertation Title
ABDUKADIROV, Sherzod A. Goldstone Emergence of Political Parties during Democratic Transitions: An Agent-based Approach (May 2011)
ADAMS, Richard C. Kash Culture, Policy, and Technology Innovation: U.S. and Japanese Performance in Electro/Mechanical Technologies (Aug. 1995)
AGARWAL, Vertica Reinert The Impact of Trade Liberalization on Income Inequality: A Study of India (May 2007)
AGWARA, Hezekiah O. Goldstone Legacies of the Past: Coinciding Inequalities, Trust, and Entrepreneurial Capabilities of Nations (May 2012)
AL-NSOUR, Maen F. Stough Economic Cooperation Under the Security Dilemma: The Case of Israel and the Arab States (Aug. 1998)
AL-SALLOUM, Tariq M. Haynes Policy Choices In Developing Countries: The Case Of Privatization in Saudi Arabia (May 1999)
ASLAM, Ghazia High Dictatorship As a Bargaining Process: The Case Of Pakistan (Jan. 2011)
AU, Caterina Stough Diffusion and Adoption of Genetically Modified Cotton:
Interaction of Agricultural Policies and Farm Households in the United States (Jan. 2010)
BALASURIYA, Kanishka Root How Decentralization Matters to Conflict: Devising a Generalizable Framework
BANERJEE, Pritam Reinert Trade in Professional Services and Technical Barriers to Trade in India's Preferential Trade Agreements (May 2013)
BEVERINOTTI, Javier H. Hughes Hallett Domestic Costs of Default: Financial Interactions and Policy Implications (December 2012)
BOARDMAN, Mary C. Acs Development Assistance and Counterinsurgency: Understanding Philanthropy and Charity Within a Clear-Hold-Build Strategy (May 2014)
BOLAÑOS FLETES, Lisardo Armando Hughes Hallett Choosing Trade Partners to Avoid Falling Behind (August 2019)
BOOPPANON, Sarasin Reinert The Effects of Bilateral and Regional Investment Agreements on the FDI Inflows into ASEAN Countries (Jan. 2008)
BYBEE, Ashley-Louise N. Goldstone Narco State or Failed State? Politics and Narcotics in Guinea-Bissau
CALHOUN, Todd R. High An Investigation into the Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Economic Freedom in Host Countries (May 2006)
CENGIZ, Mahmut Shelley The Globalization of Turkish Organized Crime and the Policy Response (Jan. 2011)
CHONG, Dae In Root Undervaluation, Political Economy, and Development (December 2018)
COLE, Benjamin R. Goldstone Re-conceptualizing Democracy: Harnessing Social Complexity at the State-Society Interface (May 2011)
CROMER, Gia C. Goldstone Transitioning Education in Emergencies in Africa
CUARTAS, Beatriz Reinert Essays on Well-being and Quality of Life in Latin America
DAS GUPTA, Debasree Stough Addressing High Fertility and Low Women's Work Participation: An Empirical Reflection on India (December 2013)
DAVIS, Theodore J. Hart High-Skill Migration as a Positive-Sum Relationship for Tradable Services: The Case of India and the United States (December 2013)
DEWAL, Snigdha Root Governance and Political Entrepreneurship in India: Case Studies of Gujarat and Bihar
ENGSTROM, Jeffrey Wan Patterns of Military Coercion: China and Taiwan, 1949-1958 (May 2020)
ESSIS, Jean-Mathieu Clements State Preferences in Multilateral Nuclear Non-Proliferation Policy Making: An Empirical Analysis of the 1995 N.P.T. Review and Extension Conference (Aug. 1997)
FANDL, Kevin J. Goldstone Beyond the Invisible: The Impact of Trade Liberalization and Formalization on Small Businesses in Colombia (May 2010)
FERNANDES, Benjamin J. Goldstone Impact of Foreign Military Education and Training on Coups (May 2020)
FONTANEZ, Paul J. Fuller Determinants of Kyrgyz Economic Growth
GOEPNER, Erik Thrall Hurt People Hurt People: Trauma, the State, and Civil War (December 2018)
GOPALAN, Sasidaran Rajan Monetary and Financial Implications of Foreign Bank Entry in Emerging and Developing Economies (August 2014)
GORY, Duane Pfiffner State Control Over NGOs That Are Not Financially Dependent On The State (Aug. 2008)
GUTH, Andrew Shelley The Corruption-Clientelism Relationship: Social Bonds and Debts Obligations (August 2019)
HANNA, Mitri White Perspectives on Decision Making: The Third United Nations Law of the Sea Conference, 1973-1982 (Aug. 1995)
HASHEMI, Layla Shelley Dynamics of Contention: Protest and Resistance in Authoritarian Contexts (May 2020)
HUSSAIN, Nazia Shelley Tracing Order in Seeming Chaos: Understanding the Informal and Violent Political Order of Karachi
IQBAL, Mufeeza  Reinert Poverty, Basic Needs, and Political Violence: Insights into the Social Context of Terrorism from Pakistan's Northwestern Tribal Areas (August 2020)
KARADEMIR, Kutluer Goldstone Democratic Policing and Organizational Learning in UN Police Missions: A Mixed-Methods Study (December 2012)
KATCHANOVSKI, Ivan Lipset/Kash Regional Political and Policy Divisions in Ukraine and Moldova (Jan. 2002)
KIM, Sung Jae Reinert The Impact of Standards and Institutional Capacity on International Trade: An Examination of Food and Agricultural Products (May 2006)
KUILER, Erik W. McNeely The Search for Eudaimonia: An Analysis of International Development, Migration, and Gender Equality (May 2007)
LE RENARD, Callie Dinan External Actors and National Preference Formation: European Energy Security Policy and Relations with Russia (December 2013)
LI, Huaqun Haynes Regional Economic Inequality and Foreign Direct Investment in China
MALIK, Ammar Anees Root Exploring the Dynamics of Urban Development with Agent-Based Modeling: The Case of Pakistani Cities (May 2015)
MASCI, Pietro High Insurance Market Development and Entrepreneurship, with a Focus on Latin America and Brazil
MCGOVERN, Tara A. Shelley New Armed Groups in Colombia: The Emergence of the Bacrim in the 21st Century
MORSTEIN, Jennifer Perry Determining the Structure of the Global Dual Use Nuclear Trade Networks (May 1999)
MUTONE-SMITH, Danielle Marie Tolchin Food Aid Reform: The Basis for an NGO Led Reform Process
NAREL, James L. Avruch/
Pfiffner
Humanitarian and Military Organizational Cultures and the Challenges of Contemporary Complex Emergencies (May 2007)
ONWUDIWE, Ruby Goldstone Globalization, Extractive FDI and the Effects of Multinational Corporations on Conflict Situations in Developing Countries (Aug. 2011)
PARDO, Camilo H. Shelley The Political Economy of Land Property Rights in the Colombian Civil War: A Study on Land-Grabbing (December 2019)
PATEL, Amit V. Stough Slumulation: An Integrated Simulation Framework to Explore Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Slum Formation in Ahmedabad, India (December 2012)
PELLETIERE, Danilo Reinert Why Do Countries Protect Used Goods Markets: An Inquiry Into the Used Automobile Trade (May 2003)
PERRON, Michael A. Rhodes State Sovereignty at Risk: A Descriptive Case Study on the Foreign Policy Decision-Making Behavior of Kim Jong Il During the Six-Party Talks (2003-2009) (May 2019)
PLANT JR., John T. Goldstone Population Policies for Developed States in Eastern Europe: A Framework for Comprehensive National Responses to Demographic Change (December 2018)
RAMNATH, Gayatri Ketkar Innovation in Emerging Market Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises: Barriers and Access to Resources (August 2012)
SAGER, Michelle Conlan Cooperation Without Borders: Federalism and International Trade (May 1999)
SALAZAR, Maria E. Stough Local Economic Development in Mexico: A Comparative Study of the Methods and Goals of Local, State and Federal Economic Development Agencies (May 2007)
SALEEM, Raja Muhammad Ali Goldstone Effect of Islam's Role in State Nationalism on the Islamization of Government: Case Studies of Turkey and Pakistan
SALEM, Pofen Fuller The Internationalization of Small Business Service Firms in Metropolitan Economies: A Case Study of the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area (Aug. 2000)
SAMUDA, Karelle A.Y. Goldstone The Political Economy of the Constituency Development Fund in Kenya and Jamaica (May 2018)
SANY, Joseph Nzima Goldstone USAID Funds and Locals Own: Local Ownership of Projects in Situations of Fragility and Instability. The Cases of Idejen in Haiti and Building Peace and Prosperity in Casamance, Senegal (May 2013)
SCAPPINI, Karla L. Addleson Organizing for Aid Effectiveness: A Multi-Case Study of U.S. Foreign Aid Delivery Models (December 2013)
SHOEMAKER, Melissa Wedel A House Divided: Evolution of EU Asylum Policy After The Bosnian War (May 2009)
SHPAK, Solomiya Earle Essays on FDI, Oligarchs, and Firm Performance (May 2020)
SKLAREW, Jennifer Hart Shock to the System: How Catastrophic Events and Institutional Relationships Impact Japanese Energy Policymaking, Resilience, and Innovation
SONG, Chunpu Stough The Regional Macroeconomic Effects of Public Infrastructure in China (May 2011)
SOUSA, Sonia A. Fuller Entrepreneurship and Initiatives in European Union Regional Competitiveness
STOLORZ, Sebastian Hughes Hallett The Implementation of Inflation Targeting in Emerging and Developing Countries: The Role of Accountability in Designing and Executing Monetary Policy Regime (December 2019)
SUNDERBRUCH, Jude Pfiffner An Assessment of Neofunctionalist Spillover in Security Structures of the Post-Cold War European Union (Aug. 2008)
TIAN, Fangmeng Hart Emigration of Chinese Scientists and its Impacts on National Research Performance from a Sending Country Perspective
TIRTOSUHARTO, Darius Stough Regional Competitiveness in Indonesia: The Incentives of Fiscal Decentralization on Efficiency and Economic Growth (Jan. 2010)
VEGA, Henry, L. Button Developing Countries and Their Airborne Export Flows of Perishable and High-Tech Goods (May 2010)
VIRGILL, Nicola Acs Export Processing Zones: Tools of Development or Reform Delay? (May 2009)
VOLPE, Michael Goldstone Frame Resonance and Failure in the Thai Red Shirts and Yellow Shirts Movements
VU, Ha Root Fiscal Policy in Vietnam: Does It Spur Regional Concentration? (Jan. 2011)
WAHAB, Bilal A. Shelley Oil Federalism in Iraq: Resource Curse, Patronage Networks, and Stability. Case Studies of Baghdad, Kurdistan, and the Advent of ISIS (May 2015)
WANG, Yiying Elle Goldstone West African Merchants in Yiwu City, China: Immigrant Identities and Chinese Immigration Policies (December 2018)
WILSON, Brian Z. Goldstone Foreign Aid and Governance in a Complex Adaptive System (August 2020)
YANANMANDRA, Venkataramana Rajan Essays on Monetary and Exchange Rate Effects in India (May 2014)
ZELNIO, Ryan Hart A Complexity Approach to Evaluating National Scientific Systems through International Scientific Collaborations (May 2013)

Military

Student Chair Dissertation Title
BUCHANAN, Scott C. Goldstone Alliance Structure and Transformation (May 2013)
BUCKLEY, Karen J. Pfiffner Deadly Contagion: The Tactical Use and Migration of Suicide Bombings (May 2018)
CUDA, Daniel L. High Depot Maintenance, and Businesslike Reform of the Department of Defense (Jan. 2011)
COGHLAN, Thomas K. Pfiffner Intelligence Community (IC) Performance Management: Did the Director of National Intelligence’s (DNI) 2007 IC Policy Directive 651 on Performance Management Achieve its Policy Objectives?
DECHANT, Jason A. Pfiffner Catalyzing Change in Complex Organizations: The Department of Defense Office of Force Transformation (May 2013)
FARLEY, Robin Baker Making Program/Budget Decisions about the Future of the Navy: How Senior Flag Officers Work with Political Appointees and Career Civilian Executives inside the Navy Headquarters (August 2014)
FERNANDES, Benjamin J. Goldstone Impact of Foreign Military Education and Training on Coups (May 2020)
GERMAN, Keith H. Goldstone Interagency Interaction: Exploring the Facilitators & Inhibitors of Interagency Interaction in the US National Security System (May 2015)
GILL, Angela D. Goldstone Leadership Legitimation and Political Instability in U.S. Interventions (December 2020)
HANCOCK, John A. Pfiffner Officer Performance: Do the Service Academies Make a Difference? An Examination of the U.S. Navy (May 1999)
KARADEMIR, Kutluer Goldstone Democratic Policing and Organizational Learning in UN Police Missions: A Mixed-Methods Study (December 2012)
KRUEGER, Richard D. Pfiffner Technology Transfer and U.S. National Security Policy: The Joint Strike Fighter (Aug. 2010)
LASSELLE, Alexis R. Pfiffner Legislating “Military Entitlements": A Challenge to the Congressional Abdication Thesis
MEDLOCK, Kathleen V. Pfiffner A Critical Analysis of the Impact of the Department of Defense Reorganization Act on American Officership (Aug. 1993)
NAREL, James L. Avruch/
Pfiffner
Humanitarian and Military Organizational Cultures and the Challenges of Contemporary Complex Emergencies (May 2007)
O'NEIL, Sean Addleson The Formation of Collaborative Inter-Organizational Networks (May 2009)
PERINO, George H., Jr. Gulledge Complexity: A Cognitive Barrier to Defense Systems Acquisition Management (May 2000)
ROUGH, Jill A. Mayer Is the Abrams Doctrine Valid?: Exploring the Impact of Army National Guard Mobilization on Public Support for the War on Terror (Jan. 2011)
SUNDERBRUCH, Jude Pfiffner An Assessment of Neofunctionalist Spillover in Security Structures of the Post-Cold War European Union (Aug. 2008)
THIBAULT, Marc A. Perry A Multivariate Analysis of US Coast Guard Enlistment Propensity (Aug. 2004)
THOMAS, William C. Tolchin Cultural Transformation in the U.S. Air Force (Jan. 2003)
VENERI, Michael C. Pfiffner The Goldwater-Nichols Act and the Joint Duty Promotion Requirement: An Analysis of the U.S. Military's Implementation of a Congressional Mandate (May 2004)
WILLIAMS, Michael B. Armor Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Military Leadership: A Feasibility Analysis of the Military Leadership Diversity Commission’s Service Academy Accession Recommendations (December 2013)

Health

Student Chair Dissertation Title
ALPERT, Sheri Lipset Machine Tractable Human Tissue: Policy Implications for Medical Privacy (Jan. 2001)
ANDERSON, Douglas Koizumi An Examination of Potential Medical Group Practice Participation in Accountable Care Organizations (August 2014)
CERENZIA, Julia A. Listokin Professionalism and Self-Regulatory Standards: Responsiveness of Medical Licensure and Certification (May 2014)
COHEN, Martin F. Hart Testing Theories of Innovation Diffusion: Analysis of Physicians’ Adoption of Electronic Health Records
COLEMAN, John J. Tolchin Controlling Prescription Drug Abuse By Design (May 2007)
DAS GUPTA, Debasree Stough Addressing High Fertility and Low Women's Work Participation: An Empirical Reflection on India (December 2013)
DAVIS, Carol Barnett Koizumi An Examination of Family Health Spending and Medical-Financial Experience Circa Enactment of the PPACA of 2010 (May 2019)
EHRESMANN, Elaine C. Connelly A Marketing Process Model: An Analysis of the National Capital Area's Coordinated Care Program (TRICARE) (May 1995)
ELROD, Catherine Schrader Perry Individuals with Chronic and/or Disabling Conditions: Determinants of Utilization of Physical Rehabilitation Services (May 2005)
FABSITZ, Richard R. Kash Shifting Federally Funded Research Into Pasteur's Quadrant: A Case Study of the SBIR Program at NIH (May 2003)
FARR, DeAnn J. Armor Interstate Equity in Health Policy (Aug. 2004)
FREITAS, Elizabeth Neglia Koizumi The Impact of the End Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program on the Elderly (August 2020)
GOEPNER, Erik Thrall Hurt People Hurt People: Trauma, the State, and Civil War (December 2018)
HEARNE, Sheila M. Regan Medical Records: The Role of Advocacy Coalitions in Policy Change (Jan. 2003)
HEFFELMIRE, Kirk Koizumi The Spread of Evidence-Based Practices in Public Mental Health Services (August 2018)
HIMATHONGKAM, Tinapa Koizumi Grocery Shopping Destination Choice and Obesity: an Empirical Study of Urban Population in Bangkok, Thailand
HU, Yinyue Schintler The Adoption of Electronic Medical Records by US Hospitals: An Exploration of Network Methods and Models
JACKSON, Scott Stough Mulling Over Massachusetts: Health Insurance Mandates and Entrepreneurs (May 2008)
KELEKAR, Uma Stough Fiscal Interactions among Local Government Units – A Spatial Analysis of the Health and Education Expenditures in the Philippines (Aug. 2011)
KLOC, Michelle L. Koizumi Policy Options for Use of Media Directed to Increase the Supply of Bachelors Educated Nurses in the U.S.A. (May 2010)
LEARY, Mary A. Schintler Policy Intersections or Policy Chasms - State Elder Mobility Policy, Practice and Long-term Care Reform (May 2008)
LEE, Kyung Min Earle Essays on Labor, Health, and Entrepreneurship (May 2019)
LE FAVOUR, John W. Tolchin Examination of the Influence of TRICARE Implementation on Ambulatory Health Care Utilization (Jan. 2003)
MASTAL, Margaret F. Mahler Governance in American Health Care Organizations: 1984-1993 Elements and Patterns (Jan. 1997)
MAO, Rebecca J. Ketkar The Effects of Core Divestments on Innovations in the Pharmaceutical Industry: A Public Policy Analysis (May 2014)
MAY, Kyle P. Hart Internet Disseminated Medical Information: An Investigation of Three Regulatory Policy Tools (Jan. 2009)
METSCHER, Karen Noelle Goldstone Population Health Measures as Indicators of Fertility Change (Jan. 2009)
PHILOGENE, G. Stephane Haynes A Comparative Statics Analysis of Efficiency and Productivity Changes of the National Institutes of Health's General Clinical Research Centers: 1990-1997 (Aug. 2000)
SRINIVASAN, Divya Koizumi The Influence of Health Reform on "Direct Pay" Medicine (May 2014)
STEVENS-THOMPSON, Yolanda Perry Analysis of the Eligibility Determination Methods for Medicaid's Aged and Disabled Waiver (Aug. 2005)
VLAICU, Sorina O. McNeely Patient Rights versus Managed Care: A Policy Formulation Model (Aug. 2003)
WALTERS, Julie McNeely Assisted Living Regulation in the United States: Institutional Responses to a New Industry (Aug. 2005)
WANG, Jiamin Stough Innovation through Alliance and M&A, Location Advantage, and Firm Growth: Evidence from U.S. Publicly Traded Pharmaceutical Companies (December 2012)

Education

Student Chair Dissertation Title
AUD, Susan L. Armor Competition and Efficiency Effects of Charter Schools (May 2002)
BERNARDY, Peter M. Armor Head Start: Assessing Common Explanations for the Apparent Disappearance of Initial Positive Effects (December 2012)
BODILLY, Susan J. Mahler Organizational Factors That Affect School Reform: Analysis of High School Attempts to Integrate Academic and Vocational Education (Jan. 1993)
CROMER, Gia C. Goldstone Transitioning Education in Emergencies in Africa
DINC, Mustafa Haynes The Dynamics of Efficiency in the State Higher Education Systems in the U.S. 1974-1994 (May 1999)
HAMILTON, Robert Perry Foreign Science & Engineering Doctoral Attainment in American Universities (Jan. 2010)
HANCOCK, John A. Pfiffner Officer Performance: Do the Service Academies Make a Difference? An Examination of the U.S. Navy (May 1999)
KELEKAR, Uma Stough Fiscal Interactions among Local Government Units – A Spatial Analysis of the Health and Education Expenditures in the Philippines (Aug. 2011)
KELLER, Bradford M. Fuller Higher Education and Employment: An Examination of How Support for Higher Education Can Improve Long-Term Economic Performance (May 2010)
KLOC, Michelle L. Koizumi Policy Options for Use of Media Directed to Increase the Supply of Bachelors Educated Nurses in the U.S.A. (May 2010)
LINDSEY, Bruce Armor The Effect of Computers on the Mathematics Achievement of American 8th Grade Students (Aug. 2005)
LINEHAN, Patrick D. Armor Factors Influencing Improved Student Achievement in Virginia (August 2012)
MCCLUSKEY, Neal P. Armor Education and Social Capital Maximization: Does Decentralization Hold the Key? (May 2013)
MILLER, David J. Acs Campus as Frontier: High Growth Student Startups at US Colleges and Universities
PARK, Eun Jung Armor Explaining Achievement Disparities between the United States and South Korea (May 2013)
PEDLIKIN, Philip S. Mayer The Closure of Institutions for the Intellectually Disabled: How Depopulation Impacts Programs and Spending (December 2020)
PETERS, Lutheria N. Schintler The Positionality of Race in Graduate and Professional School Admissions: A Theoretical Lens and Empirical Contribution for Race Conscious and Race Neutral Policies (December 2018)
PORTER, Tameka Armor Affirmative Action and Mismatch at Selective Postsecondary Institutions
HOPEWEL, Lindsey McNeely Manifestations of Diversity: An Ecological Analysis of the Institutionalization of Ethnic Studies Programs
SHAKIROVA, Ramziya Hughes Hallett The Importance of Institutional Arrangements for Development: A Study of the Relationship between Decentralized Governance and the Provision of Public Education
WATKINS, Shanea Armor The Effect of Charter Schools on Academic Achievement and Achievement Gaps (Jan. 2007)
WEISSBURG, Paul Rudder Shifting Alliances in the Accreditation of Higher Education: On the Long-Term Consequences of Delegation of Government Authority to Self-Regulatory Organizations (Jan. 2009)

Entrepreneurship

Student Chair Dissertation Title
AGWARA, Hezekiah O. Goldstone Legacies of the Past: Coinciding Inequalities, Trust, and Entrepreneurial Capabilities of Nations (May 2012)
ARNOLD, Aaron M. Acs An Organizational Approach to Entrepreneurship in the Federal Sector (May 2014)
BANERJEE, Pritam Reinert Trade in Professional Services and Technical Barriers to Trade in India's Preferential Trade Agreements (May 2013)
CHEN, Daowen Wendy Abramson Crowdfunding for Commercial and Social Ventures (May 2020)
DANI, Lokesh Auerswald Reconciling Design and Evolution in Economic Development: Methods to Map Entrepreneurial Ecosystems (May 2020)
DESAI, Sameeksha Acs Essays on Entrepreneurship and Postconflict Reconstruction (Aug.
2008)
DO, Soo Gwan Acs Does Social Capital Matter? The Impacts of Social Capital on Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Growth in the Knowledge Economy (Jan. 2010)
GARG, Sachin Auerswald Essays on Big Data and Development (August 2017)
GUTIERREZ, Juan Julio Hart Plant-Level Innovation Patterns in a Globalized World: A Latin American Perspective (December 2013)
HODGE, Ronald Listokin Patterns of Adoption for Mobile Broadband: Its Role in the U.S. Digital Divide (May 2017)
JACKSON, Scott Stough Mulling Over Massachusetts: Health Insurance Mandates and Entrepreneurs (May 2008)
KIM, Mee Jung Earle Finance, Business Growth and Entrepreneurship (May 2020)
LEE, Kyung Min Earle Essays on Labor, Health, and Entrepreneurship (May 2019)
MASCI, Pietro High Insurance Market Development and Entrepreneurship, with a Focus on Latin America and Brazil
MILLER, David J. Acs Campus as Frontier: High Growth Student Startups at US Colleges and Universities
MITOKO, Jeremiah B. Auerswald Toward A Risk Tolerant Paradigm in Microcredit: Modeling the Case of Kenya (December 2019)
NOVAK, Justin M. Hart Use of Knowledge Commons in Open Innovation Systems: The Case of Free and Open Source Software
QIAN, Haifeng Acs Regional Systems of Entrepreneurship: The Nexus of Human Capital, Knowledge, and Entrepreneurial Activity (Aug. 2010)
RAMNATH, Gayatri Ketkar Innovation in Emerging Market Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises: Barriers and Access to Resources (August 2012)
SONG, Abraham Keunwon Acs State Business Incentives, Job Creation, and Entrepreneurship (May 2020)
SUTTER, Ryan C. Stough The Psychology of Entrepreneurship and the Technological Frontier - A Spatial Econometric Analysis of Regional Entrepreneurship in the United States (May 2010)
TINGLE, Anthony L. Hart Essays on the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs
WANG, Jiamin Stough Innovation through Alliance and M&A, Location Advantage, and Firm Growth: Evidence from U.S. Publicly Traded Pharmaceutical Companies (December 2012)
WATERS, Keith L. Fuller Firm Formation and Regional Labor Allocation (December 2018)
ZHANG, Ting Schintler It's Never Too Late: Elderly Entrepreneurship in the Aging Economy (Jan. 2008)

Population, Migration, and Public Policy

Student Chair Dissertation Title
DAVIS, Theodore J. Hart High-Skill Migration as a Positive-Sum Relationship for Tradable Services: The Case of India and the United States (December 2013)
HIMATHONGKAM, Tinapa Koizumi Grocery Shopping Destination Choice and Obesity: an Empirical Study of Urban Population in Bangkok, Thailand
HU, Xiaochu Fuller Immigration and Economic Growth in Metropolitan Areas (May 2014)
KAY, Ward R. Mayer Where's the "Public" in Public Policy: Skewed Democratic Pluralism vs. Nuanced Public Opinion in Attitudes toward Unauthorized Immigrants
KUILER, Erik W. McNeely The Search for Eudaimonia: An Analysis of International Development, Migration, and Gender Equality
LUNN, Maxine P. Lipset Community at a Crossroads - Latino Community Participation in Agenda Setting in Washington, D.C.
METSCHER, Karen Noelle Goldstone Population Health Measures as Indicators of Fertility Change
PLANT JR., John T.  Goldstone Population Policies for Developed States in Eastern Europe: A Framework for Comprehensive National Responses to Demographic Change (December 2018)
SHOEMAKER, Melissa Wedel A House Divided: Evolution of EU Asylum Policy After The Bosnian War
STURTEVANT (FOWLER), Lisa Ann Fuller Immigrant Suburbs: An Analysis of the Residential Mobility and Location Decisions of Recent Immigrants
TIAN, Fangmeng Hart Emigration of Chinese Scientists and its Impacts on National Research Performance from a Sending Country Perspective
WANG, Yiying Elle Goldstone West African Merchants in Yiwu City, China: Immigrant Identities and Chinese Immigration Policies (December 2018)

American Foreign and National Security Policy

Student Chair Dissertation Title
AL-NSOUR, Maen F. Stough Economic Cooperation Under the Security Dilemma: The Case of Israel and the Arab States
BOARDMAN, Mary C. Acs Development Assistance and Counterinsurgency: Understanding Philanthropy and Charity Within a Clear-Hold-Build Strategy (May 2014)
BUCKLEY, Karen J.  Pfiffner Deadly Contagion: The Tactical Use and Migration of Suicide Bombings (May 2018)
BYBEE, Ashley-Louise N. Goldstone Narco State or Failed State? Politics and Narcotics in Guinea-Bissau
CAHILL, James D. Rhodes War Plans and Effective Military Organizations
COGHLAN, Thomas K. Pfiffner Intelligence Community (IC) Performance Management: Did the Director of National Intelligence’s (DNI) 2007 IC Policy Directive 651 on Performance Management Achieve its Policy Objectives?
CUDA, Daniel L. High Competition, Depot Maintenance, and Businesslike Reform of the Department of Defense
DEVIRGILIO, Mark Sibley Balancing Information Access and Security (BIAS): Explaining Three Decades of United States Encryption Policymaking
 ENGSTROM, Jeffrey  Wan Patterns of Military Coercion: China and Taiwan, 1949-1958 (May 2020)
FERNANDES, Benjamin J. Goldstone Impact of Foreign Military Education and Training on Coups (May 2020)
FISHEL, Eugene M.  Rhodes Third-Party Considerations in U.S. Bilateral Relations:  Four Case Studies Examining the Presence of the Moscow Factor in U.S. Policy Toward Sovereign Ukraine
FLETCHER, Charles V. Armor Politics and Military Base Closures
GERMAN, Keith H. Goldstone Interagency Interaction: Exploring the Facilitators & Inhibitors of Interagency Interaction in the US National Security System (May 2015)
GILL, Angela D. Goldstone Leadership Legitimation and Political Instability in U.S. Interventions (December 2020)
GOEPNER, Erik Thrall Hurt People Hurt People: Trauma, the State, and Civil War (December 2018)
GORDON IV, John Pfiffner The Quadrennial Defense Review: Analyzing the Major Defense Review Process
HARE, Forrest B. Sommer The Interdependent Nature of National Cyber Security: Motivating Private Action for a Public Good
HUSSAIN, Nazia Shelley Tracing Order in Seeming Chaos: Understanding the Informal and Violent Political Order of Karachi
KARADEMIR, Kutluer Goldstone Democratic Policing and Organizational Learning in UN Police Missions: A Mixed-Methods Study (December 2012)
KRUEGER, Richard D. Pfiffner Technology Transfer and U.S. National Security Policy: The Joint Strike Fighter
LASSELLE, Alexis R. Pfiffner Legislating “Military Entitlements": A Challenge to the Congressional Abdication Thesis
LE RENARD, Callie Dinan External Actors and National Preference Formation: European Energy Security Policy and Relations with Russia (December 2013)
MARSTON, Kayyonne Shelley In Pursuit of Illicit Goals: Structure, Dynamics, and Collapse of Crime Facilitating Networks in Jamaica
MCCREESH, Patrick J. Listokin The Factors Contributing to Agency-Level Budgetary Patterns in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
MCGOVERN, Tara A. Shelley New Armed Groups in Colombia: The Emergence of the Bacrim in the 21st Century
MICHAEL, George J. Fukuyama The U.S. Response to Domestic Right Wing Terrorism and Extremism: A Government and NGO Partnership
NAREL, James L. Avruch/
Pfiffner
Humanitarian and Military Organizational Cultures and the Challenges of Contemporary Complex Emergencies
ONWUDIWE, Ruby Goldstone Globalization, Extractive FDI and the Effects of Multinational Corporations on Conflict Situations in Developing Countries
PATACSIL, Peter K. Rhodes The Design and Evolution of the United States Cyber Command   
PERRON, Michael A. Rhodes State Sovereignty at Risk: A Descriptive Case Study on the Foreign Policy Decision-Making Behavior of Kim Jong Il During the Six-Party Talks (2003-2009) (May 2019)
ROUGH, Jill A. Mayer Is the Abrams Doctrine Valid?: Exploring the Impact of Army National Guard Mobilization on Public Support for the War on Terror
SALEEM, Raja Muhammad Ali Goldstone Effect of Islam's Role in State Nationalism on the Islamization of Government: Case Studies of Turkey and Pakistan
SCAPPINI, Karla L. Addleson Organizing for Aid Effectiveness: A Multi-Case Study of U.S. Foreign Aid Delivery Models (December 2013)
SUNDERBRUCH, Jude Pfiffner An Assessment of Neofunctionalist Spillover in Security Structures of the Post-Cold War European Union
VOLPE, Michael Goldstone Frame Resonance and Failure in the Thai Red Shirts and Yellow Shirts Movements
WILLIAMS, Michael B. Armor Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Military Leadership: A Feasibility Analysis of the Military Leadership Diversity Commission’s Service Academy Accession Recommendations (December 2013)

Economic Policy

Student Chair Dissertation Title
AGARWAL, Vertica Reinert The Impact of Trade Liberalization on Income Inequality: A Study of India
AL-NSOUR, Maen F. Stough Economic Cooperation Under the Security Dilemma: The Case of Israel and the Arab States
ALLEN, Benjamin L. Fukuyama Consumption Taxation of Electronic Commerce: A Comparison of United States (US) and European Union (EU) Policies, 1997 to 2000
ARENA, Peter M. Stough High Technology Employment Growth in Metropolitan America: An Empirical Investigation
BELLAS, Dean Demetrius Fuller Fiscal Impact Simulation Modeling: Calculating the Fiscal Impact of Development
BEVERINOTTI, Javier H. Hughes Hallett Domestic Costs of Default: Financial Interactions and Policy Implications (December 2012)
BOLAÑOS FLETES, Lisardo Armando Hughes Hallett Choosing Trade Partners to Avoid Falling Behind (August 2019)
BOOPPANON, Sarasin Reinert The Effects of Bilateral and Regional Investment Agreements on the FDI Inflows into ASEAN Countries
BROOK, Douglas A. Pfiffner Business Style Financial Statements Under the CFO Act: An Examination of Audit Opinions
BRYANT, Victoria Slavov The Outbreak of a Tax Break: Essays on the Participation and Impact of the Saver's Credit Across Time and Distance (May 2020)
CALHOUN, Todd R. High An Investigation into the Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Economic Freedom in Host Countries
CHAMPAGNE, Maurice B. Fuller Interest Groups and Ideas: The Battle over Housing Finance in the Run-up to the Financial Crisis (May 2015)
CHAPMAN, Lynn Haynes The Effects of Monetary Policy on U.S. Regional Employment 1999-2004
CHECHERITA, Cristina Hughes Hallett A Macroeconomic Analysis of Investment Under Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) and Its Policy Implications - the Case of Developing Countries
CHONG, Dae In Root Undervaluation, Political Economy, and Development (December 2018)
CHUDY, John P. White Political Management and Economic Policy Reform: An Exploration of Structural Adjustment Experience
COX, Kenneth E. Button Economies of Speed: Policy Implications of High Speed Technologies on the U.S. Maritime Transportation System
DANI, Lokesh Auerswald Reconciling Design and Evolution in Economic Development: Methods to Map Entrepreneurial Ecosystems (May 2020)
DAVIS, Theodore J. Hart High-Skill Migration as a Positive-Sum Relationship for Tradable Services: The Case of India and the United States (December 2013)
DESANTIS, Mark F. Stough Leadership, Resource Endowments and Regional Economic Development
DING, Lei Haynes Telecommunications Infrastructure and Regional Economic Development in China
DO, Soo Gwan Acs Does Social Capital Matter? The Impacts of Social Capital on Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Growth in the Knowledge Economy
EMMONS, Elinor K. Gulledge Public Policy Implications From Private Sector Enterprise Integration
FANDL, Kevin J. Goldstone Beyond the Invisible: The Impact of Trade Liberalization and Formalization on Small Businesses in Colombia
FAZZARI, Justin D. Fuller A Study of Metropolitan Economies from 1980 - 2000: Examining Changes in Metropolitan Sectoral Employment and Poverty
FONTANEZ, Paul J. Fuller Determinants of Kyrgyz Economic Growth
FRANK, Peter Stough Nonprofit Entrepreneurship in Regional Economies: Organization Creation and Economic Growth
GETTMAN, Jon Fuller Portfolio Variance Analysis and Sustainable Rural Economic Development
GOODLOE, John M. Lavoie Money, Democracy, and the Southern Tradition
GOPALAN, Sasidaran Rajan Monetary and Financial Implications of Foreign Bank Entry in Emerging and Developing Economies
HARPEL, Ellen D. Fuller The Role of Professional and Business Services in Metropolitan Economies
HOLLEY JR, William T. Fuller Assessing the Impact of Prison Siting on Rural Economic Development
HU, Xiaochu Fuller Immigration and Economic Growth in Metropolitan Areas (May 2014)
ISTRATE, Emilia C. Stough Small Businesses, Institutions, and the Informal Economy
JEFFERSON, Katherine D. Stough Transportation Policy and Quality of Life: An Analysis of the Socioeconomic Effects of Implementing Ramp Metering, High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lanes and High Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes Within an Urban Transportation Network
JUNG, Yu Jin Fuller Linking Workforce Development and Economic Development in Regions: A Mixed Method Evaluation
KIM, Hyun Ju (Monica) Koizumi Essays on Household Decision-Making and Mobile Access in Ethiopia
KOCORNIK-MINA, Adriana Stough The Effects of Space of Inter-State Growth Dynamics and Income Disparities in India - Modeling the Simultaneous Growth of a System of Spatial Units
KUILER, Erik W. McNeely The Search for Eudaimonia: An Analysis of International Development, Migration, and Gender Equality
LAWRENCE, James A. Armor Growing Earnings Inequality in U.S. Metro Regions (1990 to 2004): The Role of the Financial Services and Information Technology Industries (December 2013)
LEE, Kyung Min Earle Essays on Labor, Health, and Entrepreneurship (May 2019)
LI, Huaqun Haynes Regional Economic Inequality and Foreign Direct Investment in China
LI, Ning Kash Innovation Systems and Technology Spillovers: Economic, Geographic, and Institutional Perspectives
LI, Qiangsheng Haynes Regional Dynamics and Growth Advantages of the Washington Metropolitan Economy: An Extended and Integrated Shift-Share Approach
LITTON, Eric Marvel How Do Framed Messages Affect Budget Recommendations? An Experiment in Federal Government Budgeting
LIU, Yanchun Haynes Impacts of Telecommunications Infrastructure and Its Spillover Effects on Regional Economic Growth in China
MAGNESS, Phillip High From Tariffs to the Income Tax: Trade Protection and Revenue in the United States
MOHD AMIN, Fatima Hill Innovation in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the Malaysian Information Technology (IT) Industry
ONWUDIWE, Ruby Goldstone Globalization, Extractive FDI and the Effects of Multinational Corporations on Conflict Situations in Developing Countries
PALUBINSKAS, Ginta T. Stough Economic Transformation: The Full Societal Transformation Thesis
PARDO, Camilo H. Shelley The Political Economy of Land Property Rights in the Colombian Civil War: A Study on Land-Grabbing (December 2019)
PELLETIERE, Danilo Reinert Why Do Countries Protect Used Goods Markets: An Inquiry Into the Used Automobile Trade
RAMNATH, Gayatri Ketkar Innovation in Emerging Market Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises: Barriers and Access to Resources (August 2012)
RESTON, Russell High The Philippine Economy Under Ramos: A Comparative Scorecard
RUSTICI, Thomas C. High The Economic Effects of the Smoot-Hawley Act of 1930 and the Beginning of the Great Depression
SALAZAR, Maria E. Stough Local Economic Development in Mexico: A Comparative Study of the Methods and Goals of Local, State and Federal Economic Development Agencies
SANY, Joseph Nzima Goldstone USAID Funds and Locals Own: Local Ownership of Projects in Situations of Fragility and Instability. The Cases of Idejen in Haiti and Building Peace and Prosperity in Casamance, Senegal (May 2013)
SHPAK, Solomiya Earle Essays on FDI, Oligarchs, and Firm Performance (May 2020)
SONG, Chunpu Stough The Regional Macroeconomic Effects of Public Infrastructure in China
STABILE, Bonnie B. Tolchin Balancing Morality and Economy: The Case of State Human Cloning Policies
STOLORZ, Sebastian Hughes Hallett The Implementation of Inflation Targeting in Emerging and Developing Countries: The Role of Accountability in Designing and Executing Monetary Policy Regime (December 2019)
TIRTOSUHARTO, Darius Stough Regional Competitiveness in Indonesia: The
Incentives of Fiscal Decentralization on Efficiency and Economic Growth
UMAROV, Utkirdjan Haynes  Modeling Lending Pressure and House Price Bubble Absorption: A Case of the United States (May 2018)
VACHAL, Kimberly J. Button Economic Growth of Nonmetropolitan and Agricultural Region Cities (Jan. 2005)
VEGA, Henry, L. Button Developing Countries and Their Airborne Export Flows of Perishable and High-Tech Goods
VU, Ha Root Fiscal Policy in Vietnam: Does It Spur Regional Concentration?
WATERS, Keith L. Fuller Firm Formation and Regional Labor Allocation (December 2018)
YANANMANDRA, Venkataramana Rajan Essays on Monetary and Exchange Rate Effects in India (May 2014)
 ZHAO, Zuoquan  Stough The Economic Growth of a Nation: A Spatial Perspective

Energy and Environmental Policy

Student Chair Dissertation Title
ABEL, Troy D. Stough Paths to New Public Policy: Civic Factors and Local Voluntary Environmental Efforts
CURTIS, Michael R. Kash Technological Innovation and Public Private Sector Collaborations: The Case of the Advanced Turbine System Program
DIAMOND, David B. Auerswald Public Policies for Hybrid-Electric Vehicles: The Impact of Government Incentives on Consumer Adoption
DOLAN, Dana Archer Posner Tracing a Slow Emergency through Kingdon’s Politics Stream: How Australia’s Extreme Millennium Drought Influenced Climate Change Adaptation Governance in the 2007 Water Act
HARTKE, Jason Pfiffner The Environmental Presidency: Explaining Environmental Policy by Direct Action
 HICKS, Joel  Hart Behavioral Interventions in Energy Consumption (December 2019)
LE RENARD, Callie Dinan External Actors and National Preference Formation: European Energy Security Policy and Relations with Russia (December 2013)
PARFOMAK, Elizabeth C. Stough Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide: Socioeconomic Characteristics and Landowner Acceptance of Carbon Sequestration Sites (December 2012)
SKLAREW, Jennifer Hart Shock to the System: How Catastrophic Events and Institutional Relationships Impact Japanese Energy Policymaking, Resilience, and Innovation
STANFORD, Virgil Ian LaPorte Rooftop Revolution? The Comparative Effectiveness of State Incentives for Solar Photovoltaic Adoption in the Residential Sector
TIAN, Fangmeng Hart Emigration of Chinese Scientists and its Impacts on National Research Performance from a Sending Country Perspective
WAHAB, Bilal A. Shelley Oil Federalism in Iraq: Resource Curse, Patronage Networks, and Stability. Case Studies of Baghdad, Kurdistan, and the Advent of ISIS (May 2015)