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ELUSIVE ALLIANCES: LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, TRANSNATIONAL CAPITAL, AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN POST-REFORM MEXICO
(Johns Hopkins University, 2017-04-18)
This dissertation seeks to explain the economic performance of Mexican states during and after the implementation of political and economic reforms by the central government beginning in the 1980s. Existing studies have ...
ISLAMIC (MICRO)FINANCE AND THE POSSIBILITY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE
(Johns Hopkins University, 2017-10-27)
The global, $3 trillion Islamic finance industry adheres to Islamic economic principles promoting social justice aims through risk-sharing, asset-backed transactions, and the absence of riba (interest) and excessive ...
Signaling pathways underlying zebrafish habenular development and connectivity
(Johns Hopkins University, 2017-04-10)
Recent studies have focused on the habenulae (Hb), bilateral nuclei in the epithalamus of the vertebrate forebrain due to their involvement in addiction and psychiatric disorders. The Hb consist of dorsal (dHb) and ventral ...
Finding human genetic variation in whole genome expression data with applications for “missing” heritability: The GWCoGAPS algorithm, the PatternMarkers statistic, and the ProjectoR package
(Johns Hopkins University, 2017-06-21)
Starting from a single fertilized egg, the compendium of human cells is generated via stochastic perturbations of earlier generations. Concurrently, canalization of developmental pathways limits the type and degree of ...