Public Policy Dissertations by Author


Student Chair Dissertation Title
ABDUKADIROV, Sherzod A. Goldstone Emergence of Political Parties during Democratic Transitions: An Agent-based Approach (May 2011)
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)
AFAQI, Jamil Wedel The Effect of Culture on the Workings of Bureaucracy: A Comparison of the U.S. and Pakistani Audit Bureaucracies (May 2015)
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-FAHAD, Mohammad Y. McNeely Bridging the Global Digital Divide: Internet Diffusion in Muslim Countries (Jan. 2004)
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-NSOUR, Maen F. Stough Economic Cooperation Under the Security Dilemma: The Case of Israel and the Arab States (Aug. 1998)
ALPERT, Sheri Lipset Machine Tractable Human Tissue: Policy Implications for Medical Privacy (Jan. 2001)
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)
ANDERSON, Douglas Koizumi An Examination of Potential Medical Group Practice Participation in Accountable Care Organizations (August 2014)
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)
ARIEIRA, Carlos Haynes Human Capital and Social Capital within Brazilian Families (Jan. 2000)
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)
AU, Caterina Stough Diffusion and Adoption of Genetically Modified Cotton:Interaction of Agricultural Policies and Farm Households in the United States (Jan. 2010)
AUD, Susan L. Armor Competition and Efficiency Effects of Charter Schools (May 2002)
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)


Student Chair Dissertation Title
BAHARMAST, Al Sommer A Decision Framework for the Adoption of Business Process Collaboration in Supply Networks (Jan. 2005)
BAILEY, Marshall H., III Stough Public Administration Efficiency Through Total Quality Management (May 1993)
BALASURIYA, Kanishka Root How Decentralization Matters to Conflict: Devising a Generalizable Framework (December 2014)
BAKER, Paul M.A. Harrington Local Government Internet Sites as Public Policy Innovations (Aug. 1997)
BANERJEE, Pritam Reinert Trade in Professional Services and Technical Barriers to Trade in India’s Preferential Trade Agreements (May 2013)
BARTON, Richard A. Pfiffner Postal Reorganization Legislation: Comparative Case Studies of the Legislative Process (May 2010)
BECK, Richard T. Mahler Engagement: Promoting Intergroup Collaboration and Innovation in Effective Research and Development Management (Aug.1993)
BELLAS, Dean Demetrius Fuller Fiscal Impact Simulation Modeling: Calculating the Fiscal Impact of Development (May 2005)
BENEDICT, Jeri High An Industry Study of Commercial High-Spatial-Resolution Satellite Remote Sensing (Aug. 2008)
BENSON, Brien Lipset Transit Privatization: A Study in the Policy Process (Aug. 1998)
BERNARDY, Peter M. Armor Head Start: Assessing Common Explanations for the Apparent Disappearance of Initial Positive Effects (Dec. 2012)
BEVERINOTTI, Javier H. Hughes Hallett Domestic Costs of Default: Financial Interactions and Policy Implications (December 2012)
BIERNACKA-LIEVESTRO, Joanna Fuller Analyzing the Association between Walkability and Regional Economic Vitality
BOARDMAN, Mary C. Acs Development Assistance and Counterinsurgency: Understanding Philanthropy and Charity Within a Clear-Hold-Build Strategy (May 2014)
BODILLY, Susan J. Mahler Organizational Factors That Affect School Reform: Analysis of High School Attempts to Integrate Academic and Vocational Education (Jan. 1993)
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)
BORDEAUX, John M. Fukuyama Self-Organized Air Tasking: Examining a Non-Hierarchical Model for Joint Air Operations (Jan. 2003)
BORTHWICK, R. Bruce Stough Intermodal Intercity Passenger Travel for the Washington Baltimore Region (Aug. 2001)
BRAGG, Michelle L. Fuller Social Fathering Among African American Men and the Impact on Child and Family Outcomes (Jan. 2004)
BROOK, Douglas A. Pfiffner Business Style Financial Statements Under the CFO Act: An Examination of Audit Opinions (May 2001)
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)
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)
BYBEE, Ashley-Louise N. Goldstone Narco State or Failed State? Politics and Narcotics in Guinea-Bissau


Student Chair Dissertation Title
CAHILL, James D. Rhodes War Plans and Effective Military Organizations
CALHOUN, Todd R. High An Investigation into the Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Economic Freedom in Host Countries (May 2006)
CAMPBELL, Kristy Gest A Study on Presidential Approval and the Use of Force (August 2023)
CENGIZ, Mahmut Shelley The Globalization of Turkish Organized Crime and the Policy Response (Jan. 2011)
CERENZIA, Julia A. Listokin Professionalism and Self-Regulatory Standards: Responsiveness of Medical Licensure and Certification (May 2014)
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)
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)
CHEN, Daowen Wendy  Abramson Crowdfunding for Commercial and Social Ventures (May 2020)
CHEN, Zhenhua Haynes Regional Impact of Public Transportation Infrastructure in the U.S. Northeast Megaregion: A Spatial Econometric Computable General Equilibrium Assessment (May 2014)
CHENEY, David Kash Information Technology, Science, and Public Policy (Jan. 2008)
CHENG, Shaoming Stough Heterogenous Preferences in the Location Choice of Japanese Investors in China: A Mixed Logit Approach (Jan. 2006)
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)
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 (May 1992)
COBIN, John Ellig Building Regulation, Market Alternatives and Allodial Policy (Aug. 1996)
COHEN, Jordan Hunzecker Deal or No Deal: Explaining Congressional Restrictions on Arms Transfers (May 2023)
COHEN, Martin F. Hart Testing Theories of Innovation Diffusion: Analysis of Physicians’ Adoption of Electronic Health Records (August 2015)
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)
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)
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? (August 2015)
COX, Kenneth E. Button Economies of Speed: Policy Implications of High Speed Technologies on the U.S. Maritime Transportation System (May 2001)
CUARTAS, Beatriz Reinert Essays on Well-being and Quality of Life in Latin America
CROMER, Gia C. Goldstone Transitioning Education in Emergencies in Africa
CUDA, Daniel L. High Competition, Depot Maintenance, and Businesslike Reform of the Department of Defense (Jan. 2011)
CURTIS, Michael R. Kash Technological Innovation and Public Private Sector Collaborations: The Case of the Advanced Turbine System Program (Jan. 2002)
CZARDA, Lawrence D. Stough The Productive Efficiency of Metropolitan County Government: Analysis of the Impact of Government Structure (Aug. 1997)


Student Chair Dissertation Title
DAITO, Nobuhiko Gifford Essays on Infrastructure Public Private Partnerships
(December 2015)
DALESANDRY, Malia Schintler Persistent Criminalization as a Protracted Crisis: Stigma and Rational Choice Within the Sex Workers’ Rights Community (May 2023)
DANI, Lokesh Auerswald Reconciling Design and Evolution in Economic Development: Methods to Map Entrepreneurial Ecosystems (May 2020)
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)
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)
DECHANT, Jason A. Pfiffner Catalyzing Change in Complex Organizations: The Department of Defense Office of Force Transformation (May 2013)
DEFRANK, Anthony J. Scimecca The Path to Firearms Control: Understanding Government Regulation at the End of the 20th Century (May 2002)
DESAI, Sameeksha Acs Essays on Entrepreneurship and Postconflict Reconstruction (Aug.2008)
DESANTIS, Mark F. Stough Leadership, Resource Endowments and Regional Economic Development (May 1993)
DEVIRGILIO, Mark Sibley Balancing Information Access and Security (BIAS): Explaining Three Decades of United States Encryption Policymaking (Aug. 2005)
DEWAL, Snigdha Root Governance and Political Entrepreneurship in India: Case Studies of Gujarat and Bihar (May 2016)
DIAMOND, David D. Auerswald Public Policies for Hybrid-Electric Vehicles: The Impact of Government Incentives on Consumer Adoption (May 2008)
DINC, Mustafa Haynes The Dynamics of Efficiency in the State Higher Education Systems in the U.S. 1974-1994 (May 1999)
DING, Lei Haynes Telecommunications Infrastructure and Regional Economic Development in China (Aug. 2005)
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)
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)
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)
DUCHAK. George D. Hill Some Determinants of Information Technology Adoption Factors by Rural Electric Cooperatives
(August 2015)
DUNCAN, Robert A. Conlan In Case of Emergency… Coordination of Emergency Management at the Local Level (Aug. 1995)
DUNLAP, Katrina Hubbard Schintler Linking Public Trust in Government with Federal Disaster Relief Aid: A Case Study of Hurricane-Prone Gulf Coast Residents (August 2022)


Student Chair Dissertation Title
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)
EMMONS, Elinor K. Gulledge Public Policy Implications From Private Sector Enterprise Integration (May 2001)
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)


Student Chair Dissertation Title
FABSITZ, Richard R. Kash Shifting Federally Funded Research Into Pasteur’s Quadrant: A Case Study of the SBIR Program at NIH (May 2003)
FANDL, Kevin J. Goldstone Beyond the Invisible: The Impact of Trade Liberalization and Formalization on Small Businesses in Colombia (May 2010)
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)
FAROOQUE, Mahmud A. Kash The Evolution of Technological Forecasting and the Contemporary Policy Systems, 1935-1999 (May 2004)
FARR, DeAnn J. Armor Interstate Equity in Health Policy (Aug. 2004)
FASEHUN, Simisola Goldstone Impact of Humanitarian Aid on Facilitating Corruption: A Look at Nations in Central America and the Caribbean
FAZZARI, Justin D. Fuller A Study of Metropolitan Economies from 1980 – 2000: Examining Changes in Metropolitan Sectoral Employment and Poverty (January 2012)
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
FITZSIMMONS, Carolyn Sibley Knowledge Spillovers From Joint Government-Industry Supported Research: A Case Study from the Automotive Industry (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)
FLETCHER, Charles V. Armor Politics and Military Base Closures (Aug. 2006)
FONTANEZ, Paul J. Fuller Determinants of Kyrgyz Economic Growth
(January 2012)
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)
FRASER, Ronald R. White Policy Subsystems and the Idea Whose Time Has Come (Jan. 1997)
FREITAS, Elizabeth Neglia Koizumi The Impact of the End Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program on the Elderly (August 2020)
FRYE, Douglas W. Gulledge E-Procurement in the Private and Public Sectors (May 2004)


Student Chair Dissertation Title
GARG, Sachin Auerswald
Essays on Big Data and Development (August 2017)
GERMAN, Keith H. Goldstone Interagency Interaction: Exploring the Facilitators & Inhibitors of Interagency Interaction in the US National Security System (May 2015)
GETTMAN, Jon Fuller Portfolio Variance Analysis and Sustainable Rural Economic Development (May 2000)
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)
GOODLOE, John M. Lavoie Money, Democracy, and the Southern Tradition (May 2001)
GOPALAN, Sasidaran Rajan Monetary and Financial Implications of Foreign Bank Entry in Emerging and Developing Economies
(August 2014)
GORDON IV, John Pfiffner The Quadrennial Defense Review: Analyzing the Major Defense Review Process (May 2005)
GORMAN, Sean P. Stough Networks, Complexity, and Security: The Role of Policy in Critical Infrastructure Protection (May 2004)
GORY, Duane Pfiffner State Control Over NGOs That Are Not Financially Dependent On The State (Aug.2008)
GUDGEL, John E. Koblentz Insurance as a Private Sector Regulator and Promoter of Security and Safety: Case Studies in Governing Emerging Technological Risk from Commercial Nuclear Power to Health Care Sector Cybersecurity (May 2022)
GUTIERREZ, Juan Julio Hart Plant-Level Innovation Patterns in a Globalized World: A Latin American Perspective (December 2013)
GUTH, Andrew Shelley The Corruption-Clientelism Relationship: Social Bonds and Debts Obligations (August 2019)


Student Chair Dissertation Title
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)
HANCOCK, John A. Pfiffner Officer Performance: Do the Service Academies Make a Difference? An Examination of the U.S. Navy (May 1999)
HANNA, Mitri White Perspectives on Decision Making: The Third United Nations Law of the Sea Conference, 1973-1982 (Aug. 1995)
HARDY, Matthew Gifford Simplified Integrated Transportation and Land Use Modeling to Support Metropolitan Planning Decisions: An Application and Assessment (May 2011)
HARE, Forrest B. Sommer The Interdependent Nature of National Cyber Security: Motivating Private Action for a Public Good (Jan. 2011)
HARPEL, Ellen D. Fuller The Role of Professional and Business Services in Metropolitan Economies (Aug. 2006)
HARTKE, Jason Pfiffner The Environmental Presidency: Explaining Environmental Policy by Direct Action (May 2009)
HARTMAN, Anna Dinan Out of the Shadows: EU Security Strategies and the Emergence of Intelligence Sharing (December 2022)
HEARNE, Sheila M. Regan Medical Records: The Role of Advocacy Coalitions in Policy Change (Jan. 2003)
HASHEMI, Layla Shelley Dynamics of Contention: Protest and Resistance in Authoritarian Contexts (May 2020)
HEFFELMIRE, Kirk Koizumi The Spread of Evidence-Based Practices in Public Mental Health Services (August 2018)
HELFRICH, Monique V. McNeely Crafting Policy in the Face of Uncertainty: Managing the Risk of High-Consequence Operations (May 2018)
HENNESSEY, J. Thomas, Jr. Pfiffner Organizational Culture and the “Reinvention of Government” (Jan. 1997)
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 D. Auerswald
The Standardization of Standardization: The Search for Order in Complex Systems (August 2017)
HIGGINS, Lindley R. Fuller Assessing the Economic Impact of Community Based Home ownership Programs on Inner-City Neighborhoods (May 2001)
HIMATHONGKAM, Tinapa Koizumi Grocery Shopping Destination Choice and Obesity: an Empirical Study of Urban Population in Bangkok, Thailand (December 2016)
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)
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)
HOPEWEL, Lindsey McNeely Manifestations of Diversity: An Ecological Analysis of the Institutionalization of Ethnic Studies Programs (December 2014)
HOLZHEIMER, Terry F. Stough Smart Growth Policies and the Public Sector Costs of Growth (May 2006)
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)
HSING, Yulan HSING, Yulan 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)
HU, Yinyue Schintler The Adoption of Electronic Medical Records by US Hospitals: An Exploration of Network Methods and Models (May 2016)
HUSSAIN, Nazia Shelley Tracing Order in Seeming Chaos: Understanding the Informal and Violent Political Order of Karachi (May 2016)
HUTCHINSON, George Rhodes Sovereignty, Legitimacy, and the Bomb:  A Framework for Explaining North Korea’s Nuclear Decisions and Strategies (December 2022)


Student Chair Dissertation Title
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)


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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)
JIN, Dengjian Kash Knowledge Regimes and National Competitiveness (Aug. 1998)
JOHNSON, Kirk A. Stough What Factors Explain Edge Cities? (Aug. 1998)
JOHNSON, Maurice Listokin The Impact of Addressing Social Determinants on Health Outcomes Among Medicaid Patients (August 2023)
JONES, Boyd A. Gulledge Information Technology Enabled Public Sector Service Satisfaction (May 2004)
JUSTUS, Adam R. Mayer Is Your Public Housing RAD? Public Housing Authority Capacity Building and Decision Making (December 2020)
JUNG, Yu Jin Fuller Linking Workforce Development and Economic Development in Regions: A Mixed Method Evaluation (May 2012)


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KALLAS-ZELEK, Kadri Hart Innovation in the Services Sector: Towards a New Typological Theory (August 2014)
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)
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)
KAZMI, Hina Schintler Government Contracts and the Organization of Firms (August 2016)
KECKLER, Charles Rozell The Functional and Constitutional Consequences of Independent Commission Structure (December 2021)
KELEKAR, Uma Stough Fiscal Interactions among Local Government Units – A Spatial Analysis of the Health and Education Expenditures in the Philippines (August 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)
KHAN, Muhammad Salar Hart and Olds Absorptive Capacity and Economic Growth: How Does Absorptive Capacity Affect Economic Growth in Low- and Middle-Income Countries? (August 2022)
KHWAJA, Elsa Reinert The Network Architecture of Rural Development Interventions: Exploring the Relational Dynamics of Aid-impact in the Fragile and Conflict-Affected Cases of Pakistan and Afghanistan (August 2021)
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, Mee Jung Earle Finance, Business Growth and Entrepreneurship (May 2020)
KIM, Sung Jae Reinert The Impact of Standards and Institutional Capacity on International Trade: An Examination of Food and Agricultural Products (May 2006)
KING, Marva E. McNeely Collaboration Program Effectiveness: Comparing Two Community Partnership Programs (December 2012)
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)
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)
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)
KUILER, Eric W. McNeely The Search for Eudaimonia: An Analysis of International Development, Migration, and Gender Equality (May 2007)
Dmytro Roman
Lavoie Computerization, Knowledge and Information Technology Initiatives: The Cases of Jordan and Israel (Aug. 2001)
KULIG, Nancy Lynn Mahler The Archetype Model of Leadership (May 1997)
KWEUN, Jeong Yun Stough Essays on Travel Demand for Toll Roads (May 2017)
KWON, Chang McNeely Fiscal Policy, Transparency, and Subjective Well-Being (December 2020)


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LALL, Somik Haynes The Role of Infrastructure in Regional Growth (Jan. 2001)
LASSELLE, Alexis R. Pfiffner Legislating “Military Entitlements": A Challenge to the Congressional Abdication Thesis (December 2015)
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)
LAVENDER, Wayne Rozell Worldview and Public Policy: From American Exceptionalism to American Empire (Jan. 2010)
LEARY, Mary A. Schintler Policy Intersections or Policy Chasms - State Elder Mobility Policy, Practice and Long-term Care Reform (May 2008)
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)
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)
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
(January 2012)
LI, Meng-Hao Schintler Multi-State Markov Models for the Analysis of EMR Diffusion in Health Care (May 2022)
LI, Ning Kash Innovation Systems and Technology Spillovers: Economic, Geographic, and Institutional Perspectives (May 2004)
LI, Qiangsheng Haynes Regional Dynamics and Growth Advantages of the Washington Metropolitan Economy: An Extended and Integrated Shift-Share Approach (Jan. 1997)
LIN, Xintong Sibley E-Government Implementation and Practices for Policy Goals - A Methodology and Case Studies (Aug. 2007)
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)
LITTON, Eric Marvel How Do Framed Messages Affect Budget Recommendations? An Experiment in Federal Government Budgeting (May 2017)
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)
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)


Student Chair Dissertation Title
MAAS, Gerard C., Jr. Stough Federal Workforce Restructuring: Agency Responses to External Pressures (Jan. 2004)
MADISON, John J. Kash The Scientific Elite: Enterprising Participants in Science Policy Development (Aug. 1994)
MAGGIO, Mark E. Stough Decision-making on Controversial Transport and Enforcement Technology Applications (May 2004)
MAGNESS, Phillip High From Tariffs to the Income Tax: Trade Protection and Revenue in the United States (Jan. 2010)
MALIK, Ammar Anees Root Exploring the Dynamics of Urban Development with Agent-Based Modeling: The Case of Pakistani Cities (May 2015)
MAO, Rebecca J. Ketkar The Effects of Core Divestments on Innovations in the Pharmaceutical Industry: A Public Policy Analysis (May 2014)
MARSTON, Kayyonne Shelley In Pursuit of Illicit Goals: Structure, Dynamics, and Collapse of Crime Facilitating Networks in Jamaica (August 2016)
MARWAH, Sanjay Haynes Opportunity Structures and Crime in Suburban Los Angeles (Jan. 2005)
MASCI, Pietro High Insurance Market Development and Entrepreneurship, with a Focus on Latin America and Brazil (August 2013)
MASTAL, Margaret F. Mahler Governance in American Health Care Organizations: 1984-1993 Elements and Patterns (Jan. 1997)
MAXWELL, Sarah P. Armor The Changing Nature of the Feminist Movement (May 2004)
MAY, Kyle P. Hart Internet Disseminated Medical Information: An Investigation of Three Regulatory Policy Tools (Jan. 2009)
MCCLUSKEY, Neal P. Armor Education and Soial Capital Maximization: Does Decentralization Hold the Key? (May 2013)
MCCORMICK, Michael Gifford The Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of Passenger Hub Airport Abandonment by Legacy US Air Carriers (May 2023)
MCCREESH, Patrick J. Listokin The Factors Contributing to Agency-Level Budgetary Patterns in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) (May 2016)
MCGOVERN, Tara A. Shelley New Armed Groups in Colombia: The Emergence of the Bacrim in the 21st Century
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)
MEDLOCK, Kathleen V. Pfiffner A Critical Analysis of the Impact of the Department of Defense Reorganization Act on American Officership (Aug. 1993)
METSCHER, Karen Noelle Goldstone Population Health Measures as Indicators of Fertility Change (Jan. 2009)
MICHAEL, George J. Fukuyama The U.S. Response to Domestic Right Wing Terrorism and Extremism: A Government and NGO Partnership (Jan. 2002)
MILLER, David J. Acs Campus as Frontier: High Growth Student Startups at US Colleges and Universities (August 2015)
MITOKO, Jeremiah B. Auerswald Toward A Risk Tolerant Paradigm in Microcredit: Modeling the Case of Kenya (December 2019)
MOHD AMIN, Fatima Hill Innovation in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the Malaysian Information Technology (IT) Industry (May 2001)
MOORE, Lewis Stough Weather-Related Crashes on Public Lands (Jan. 2008)
MORAR, David Listokin Analyzing the Relationship Between Communities of Practice and Institutional Structure in Multistakeholder Frameworks. A Case Study in Internet Governance (August 2018)
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)
MORSTEIN, Jennifer Perry Determining the Structure of the Global Dual Use Nuclear Trade Networks (May 1999)
MUSTAFA, Shahid S. Sibley Factors that Explain Internet Growth in Africa: An Empirical Model (Jan. 2002)
MUTONE-SMITH, Danielle Marie Tolchin Food Aid Reform: The Basis for an NGO Led Reform Process (January 2012)


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NAREL, James L. Avruch/Pfiffner Humanitarian and Military Organizational Cutures and the Challenges of Contemporary Complex Emergencies (May 2007)
NAYEBPOUR, Mehdi Koizumi Personalization of Immunosuppressive Medication for Kidney Transplant Recipients (May 2022)
NEIVA, Rui Quesado Button Economic Efficiency of Air Navigation Service Providers: An Assessment in Europe (May 2014)
NOVAK, Justin M. Hart Use of Knowledge Commons in Open Innovation Systems: The Case of Free and Open Source Software (December 2016)
NUCCI, Owen Koizumi Three-Paper Dissertation on Female Veteran Healthcare Relating to Mental Health (December 2022)


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OLSON, Warren Kash Urban Information Systems Technology: Tools and Policy Implications for the Military and Law Enforcement in the 21st Century (Jan. 2001)
O’LAUGHLIN, Johanna C. Goldstone Aging in America: Exploring the Long-Term Care Puzzle and Barriers to Private Insurance Coverage (May 2018
O'NEIL, Sean Addleson The Formation of Collaborative Inter-Organizational Networks (May 2009)
ONWUDIWE, Ruby Goldstone Globalization, Extractive FDI and the Effects of Multinational Corporations on Conflict Situations in Developing Countries (August 2011)
OUTZEN, Richard Mandaville The U.S. Practice of Coercive Diplomacy 1990-2020 (May 2023)


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PALUBINSKAS, Ginta T. Stough Economic Transformation: The Full Societal Transformation Thesis (Jan. 2003)
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)
PARDO, Camilo H. Shelley The Political Economy of Land Property Rights in the Colombian Civil War: A Study on Land-Grabbing (December 2019)
PARFOMAK, Elizabeth C. Stough Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide: Socioeconomic Characteristics and Landowner Acceptance of Carbon Sequestration Sites (December 2012)
PARK, Eun Jung Armor Explaining Achievement Disparities between the United States and South Korea (May 2013)
PARKER, Emma Pfiffner The Securitization of United States Foreign Assistance (December 2022)
PEDLIKIN, Phillip S. Mayer The Closure of Institutions for the Intellectually Disabled: How Depopulation Impacts Programs and Spending (December 2020)
PATACSIL, Peter K. Rhodes The Design and Evolution of the United States Cyber Command
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)
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)
PERINO, George H., Jr. Gulledge Complexity: A Cognitive Barrier to Defense Systems Acquisition Management (May 2000)
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)
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)
PETRIE, Ann Mahler Human Services Coalition: A Theory of Governance (May 2000)
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 (December 2015)
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)
PLANT JR., John T. Goldstone  Population Policies for Developed States in Eastern Europe: A Framework for Comprehensive National Responses to Demographic Change (December 2018)
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)
POOL, Amy C. Lipset The Path to Power: The Evolution of Rights Discourse in the Twentieth Century United States (Aug. 1996)
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)
PORTER, Tameka Armor Affirmative Action and Mismatch at Selective Postsecondary Institutions
(December 2015)
PRASAD, Nikhilesh Goldstone Modernization as a Social Process: The Case of Britain (Aug. 2009)
PRICE, James E. White/Cole An Investigation of the Relationship Between Perceived Leadership and Managerial Effectiveness in Matrix Organizations (Aug. 1993)


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QIAN, Haifeng Acs Regional Systems of Entrepreneurship: The Nexus of Human Capital, Knowledge, and Entrepreneurial Activity (Aug. 2010)


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Ramnath, Gayatri Ketkar Innovation in Emerging Market Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises: Barriers and Access to Resources (August 2012)
RANVILLE, Michelle Rudder The Effectiveness of Due Process Requirements in Public and Private Standard-Setting
(December 2015)
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)
RESTON, Russell High The Philippine Economy Under Ramos: A Comparative Scorecard (Jan. 2001)
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)


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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)
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 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
(August 2014)
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)
SARKISSIAN, Alfred Hart Essays on the Drug Discovery Innovation System (December 2017)
SCAPPINI, Karla L. Addleson Organizing for Aid Effectiveness: A Multi-Case Study of U.S. Foreign Aid Delivery Models (December 2013)
SCHALLER, Robert R. Kash Technological Innovation in the Semiconductor Industry: A Case Study of the International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors (ITRS) (May 2004)
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 (August 2013)
SHEARN, Benjamin Rhodes Identity Framing: How Indian Policy-Maker Identity Affects Threat Perception (May 2023)
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)
SHPAK, Solomiya Earle Essays on FDI, Oligarchs, and Firm Performance (May 2020)
SIDDIQUE, Abu Bakkar Koizumi Three Essays on Tax Behavior, Public Goods Provisions, and Income Poverty (August 2022)
SKLAREW, Jennifer Hart Shock to the System: How Catastrophic Events and Institutional Relationships Impact Japanese Energy Policymaking, Resilience, and Innovation (August 2015)
SONG, Abraham Keunwon Acs State Business Incentives, Job Creation, and Entrepreneurship (May 2020)
SONG, Chunpu Stough The Regional Macroeconomic Effects of Public Infrastructure in China (May 2011)
SOKOLOWSKI, Eugene Fauntroy The Transitional Component of the African-American Electorate in the 2004 Presidential Election: Issue Orientation and the Voting Decision (May 2009)
SOUSA, Sonia A. Fuller Entrepreneurship and Initiatives in European Union Regional Competitiveness
(January 2012)
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)
SRINIVASAN, Divya Srinivasan, Divya The Influence of Health Reform on "Direct Pay" Medicine (May 2014)
STABILE, Bonnie B. Tolchin Balancing Morality and Economy: The Case of State Human Cloning Policies (May 2006)
STALEBRINK, Odd J. Gifford Governmental Accounting and Financial Reporting in Transition: A Study of "Earnings Management" Under the Accrual and Consolidation Model (Aug. 2000)
STANFORD, Virgil Ian LaPorte Rooftop Revolution? The Comparative Effectiveness of State Incentives for Solar Photovoltaic Adoption in the Residential Sector (December 2014)
STEVENS-THOMPSON, Yolanda Perry Analysis of the Eligibility Determination Methods for Medicaid's Aged and Disabled Waiver (Aug. 2005)
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)
STURTEVANT (FOWLER), Lisa Ann Fuller Immigrant Suburbs: An Analysis of the Residential Mobility and Location Decisions of Recent Immigrants (May 2006)
SULLIVAN, Ellen McNeely The Webmaster's Tale: Joining the EU Information Society (Aug. 2005)
SUNDERBRUCH, Jude Pfiffner An Assessment of Neofunctionalist Spillover in Security Structures of the Post-Cold War European Union (Aug. 2008)
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)
SZYMALAK, Jim Pfiffner Expanding the Obligation to Accommodate Public Employee Religious Free Expression and its Effects on Bureaucratic Accountability (December 2014)


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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, Kevin Addleson Resistance to Wireless Telecommunication Antenna Siting: A Comparative Case Study of Regulatory Policy (Jan. 2008)
THOMAS, William C. Tolchin Cultural Transformation in the U.S. Air Force (Jan. 2003)
TIAN, Fangmeng Hart Emigration of Chinese Scientists and its Impacts on National Research Performance from a Sending Country Perspective (January 2012)
TINGLE, Anthony L. Hart Essays on the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs
TIRTOSUHARTO, Darius Stough Regional Competitiveness in Indonesia: The Incentives of Fiscal Decentralization on Efficiency and Economic Growth (Jan. 2010)
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)
TUCKER, Jonathan C. Hill An Analysis of Industry Support for the NSF's Engineering Research Centers (May 2003)
TURNER, Sidney C. Haynes The Political Economy of Urban Primacy: A Reconsideration (December 2013)


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UNDERHILL, Jack A. N Hart-Nibbrig Putting the Pieces Together: An Integrated Approach to Moving Poor Mothers from Poverty to Independence (Aug. 1994)
UMAROV, Utkirdjan Haynes Modeling Lending Pressure and House Price Bubble Absorption: A Case of the United States (May 2018)


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VACHAL, Kimberly J. Button Economic Growth of Nonmetropolitan and Agricultural Region Cities (Jan. 2005)
VALENTINE, Patrick F. Heclo Equality and Efficiency: Telecommunications Policy and Conflicting American Principles (Jan. 1997)
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)
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)
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 (August 2015)
VU, Ha Root Fiscal Policy in Vietnam: Does It Spur Regional Concentration? (Jan. 2011)


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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)
WANG, Yiying Elle Goldstone West African Merchants in Yiwu City, China: Immigrant Identities and Chinese Immigration Policies (December 2018)
WATERS, Keith L. Fuller Firm Formation and Regional Labor Allocation (December 2018)
WALTERS, Julie McNeely Assisted Living Regulation in the United States: Institutional Responses to a New Industry (Aug. 2005)
WANG, Emily Xiaoxia Stough China As Public Venture Capitalist: Attainment and Policies (May 2006)
WANG, Jiamin Stough Innovation through Alliance and M&A, Location Advantage, and Firm Growth: Evidence from U.S. Publicly Traded Pharmaceutical Companies (December 2012)
WARFIELD, Wallace Lipset Politics, Parties, and Conflict Resolution: The Role of Urban Politics in the Management and Resolution of Community Conflict (Jan. 2001)
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)
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)
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)
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)


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XIE, Qingshu Fuller The Dynamics of Regional Income Convergence in the U.S. 1970-2000 (May 2003)


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YANANMANDRA, Venkataramana Rajan Essays on Monetary and Exchange Rate Effects in India (May 2014)
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)


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ZANGARDI, John A. LaPorte Regulation of Internet Top Level Domain Names (Jan. 2005)
ZAPATA, Ellen A. Fuller A Mixed Method Analysis of Foreclosure and Local Government Policy in the Washington, D.C. Area (December 2012)
ZELNIO, Ryan Hart A Complexity Approach to Evaluating National Scientific Systems through International Scientific Collaborations (May 2013)
ZHANG, Hong Goldstone Internationalization of China’s Developmental State: Mechanisms and Impacts (August 2021)
ZHANG, Ting Schintler It's Never Too Late: Elderly Entrepreneurship in the Aging Economy (Jan. 2008)
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 (January 2012)