Senior Projects 2003

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Alaskey, Mary: Napster: How has New Digital Technology Impacted the Recording Industry’s Distribution of Compact discs in the United States?

Armstrong, Matthew: Determinants of Underpricing Initial Public Offerings: Evidence from the Big IPO run-ups from 1995-2000.

Arnold, Will: The Impact of GDP, Population, Medicaid and Medicare on the Rising Health Care Expenditure.

Baker, Bradley: An Event Study Analysis: The Profitability of Olympic Sponsorship with Regards to Ambush Marketing in the Olympic Setting

Bartell, Christopher: Uninsured Americans and Economic Recessions.

Bonner, Greg: A Study in Capital Market Inefficiencies.

Carlson, Jessica: Absorptive Capacity and Competitive Advantage: The Case of General Electric and Pfizer.

Cimoch, Rickie: So What if College Athletes Do Not Get Paid? At Least They are Advancing Themselves Through a College Education That They Might Not Otherwise Have Had.

DiGirolamo, Matthew: A Study of the Impending Economic Impact of An Aging American Population: Change that Must Be Made For Our System of Elder Care to be Sustainable.

DiGirolamo, Stephan: The Economic Impact of Section 201 Tariffs on the United States Steel Industry.

Dopirak, Josh: Achieving Profitability: HMOs 1970-1998.

Dulski, Brian: Is Banking System Reform in China the Key to Economic Growth?.

Duncan, Scotland: Stock Market Volatility and Initial Margin Requirements: Should the Federal Reserve Return to an Active Margin Policy?.

Emery, Alicia: The Economic Impact of Section 201 Tariffs on the United States Steel Industry.

Fucci, Roxane:The Impact of the Tool and Die Sector on the Economy of Crawford County: A Statistical Study: 1977 – 2000.

Fusaro, Anthony: An Economic Analysis of Competitive Imbalance in Major League Baseball

Gearhart, Johnathan: Analyzing The United States Energy Situation

Hoy, Vanessa: The Convergence Criteria of the European Union and its Effect on Economic Growth within the European Community.

Johnston William: Risk and Uncertainty in the Aftermath of September 11th.

Kiebler, Clint: Gambling: An Answer to Struggling Economies?

Marcavitch, Philip: Paying Living Wages is Good Business: Why the Living Wage Works.

McGowan: Retirement Savings in the United States: The Use of Pension Plans to Prepare for the Future.

Miller, Matt: The Protection of the U.S. Steel Industry.

Morgan III, Frank: Building MLB Stadiums: Have They Gone From Being A Competitive Advantage To A Competitive Necessity?

Natali, Christopher: R&D as an Instrument For Success: Gaining Competitive Advantage in the Pharmaceutical Industry?

O’Connor, Kyle: Questioning Merger Enforcement: Adherence to the Horizontal Merger Guidelines.

Pero, Angela: The Importance of Technological Innovation for Competitive Advantage: A Case Study of General Electric and General Motors.

Rahimzadeh, Mansoreh: Women in the Workforce: Are they Discriminated Against?

Ramsay, Erin: Fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa through development and sustainable economic growth.

Rapetti, Michael: An Analysis of the Determinants of Cartel Stability

Rehner, Arthur: Hit or Miss: An Economic Analysis on the Market Efficiency of

Rhoades, Kirk: False Prophecies: Trend Spotting and the Efficient Market Hypothesis.

Schwend, John: The Influence of Economic Factors on the American Amusement Industry.

Skrinjar, Gabriel: The Role of Greed in Corporate America: How Its Abuse Devastated the Economy.

Smith, Kyna: The Importance and Contribution of Human Resource Management to the Firm.

Smith, Tyrrell: The Impact of the Public Assistance Program on the Economy.

Vallos, James: The Importance of Neoclassical Growth Factors to the Economic Success of East Asia.

Walton, Joseph: Alternative Financing of Community Pools Through 501 C3 Charity.

Weber, Donald: Do Financial Incentives from HMOs Affect Physician Behavior?

Wright, Andrew: The Economic Implications a Collective Bargaining Agreement would have on Major League Soccer.