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The Republic of Georgia: Public Opinion about NATO and the Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy
This paper explores how various socioeconomic measures affect Georgian residents' opinions on joining NATO. These measures include education level, knowledge of the English language, and job satisfaction. Through statistical ...
Undocumented Migration Unveiled: The Driving Effect of Violence, Income, and Freedom on Migration from Latin America to the United States
Existing research on the effect of violence on undocumented migration from Central and South America to the United States is limited and generally broad in its findings. To fill this gap, this paper theorizes that high ...
The Implications of Shortening Early Voting Periods: A Case Study from Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Early voting is a widely available convenience voting option, yet research into exactly who casts a ballot early has produced mixed results. Researchers have simultaneously shown that early voters are wealthier and whiter ...
Determinants of Military Expenditure for Deterrence: Interaction with Nuclear Weapons, Democracies, and Alliances
During his campaign trail, the President-elect announced increasing military expenditure to enable deterrence to maintain the security of the United States. However, limited quantitative research exists to determine if ...
Job Training Programs for Dislocated Workers: The Positive Effects of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
There has been a substantial amount of research the past several decades measuring the effectiveness of federally subsidized Department of Labor (DOL) programs to assist the unemployed. However, there is little to no ...
Determinants of Forced Migration: The Varying Effects of Violence and Economic Conditions on Syrian Refugee Flight
The majority of existing research on the impact of civil war on forced migration flows uses observations at the annual-global level, limiting the applicability of results to explaining aggregate trends. This article studies ...