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A Mixture or a Compound? Community-Level Antecedents of Firms’ Category-Spanning Strategies.
This dissertation examines community-level antecedents of firms’ market diversification and product differentiation strategies using the concept of category spanning. Exploiting novel and extensive data on the restaurant ...
Three Essays on Regulation and Entrepreneurship.
This dissertation analyzes how government regulations can affect entrepreneurship and small business performance. The first essay focuses on the effects of occupational licensing regulation, which has increased dramatically ...
Being 'In The Room Where It Happens:' Supporting Information Needs of Students in Experiential Learning Programs
As business schools embrace experiential learning, many service units have grown their offerings to better serve students in these programs. An important role needed to support experiential learning programs is to ensure ...
Three Essays on the Effectiveness of Voluntary Forest Certification.
In Central Africa, finite contracts, weak local forest law, and poor monitoring erode incentives for firms to manage forests responsibly. In response, voluntary, independent certification of forest management practices ...
Breastfeeding in the United States: Economic Analyses of Trends and Policies.
Public health organizations expend considerable effort and resources to increase breastfeeding rates and reduce disparities on the basis of the medical literature’s conclusion that “breast is best.” Yet, due to data ...
A Case Study Evaluating the Risk of Infection from Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS‐CoV) in a Hospital Setting Through Bioaerosols
(John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2019-12)
Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome, an emerging viral infection with a global case fatality rate of 35.5%, caused major outbreaks first in 2012 and 2015, though new cases are continuously reported around the world. ...
Online Education in Community Colleges: Access, School Success, and Labor-Market Outcomes
Chapter 1 provides the first evidence on the effect of online education on labor-market outcomes. I employ an individual-fixed-effects estimation strategy using data on over 100,000 community-college enrollees and show ...
Isocyanurate transformation induced healing of isocyanurate–oxazolidone polymers
(John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2020-05-20)
Isocyanurate–oxazolidone (ISOX) polymers have been reported as a novel, intrinsically self‐healable thermoset, and their healing mechanism under the effect of nucleophiles, such as tertiary amines and pyridines during ...
Predicting organizational identification at the CEO level
(John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2015-08)
Effects of Branding on Willingness to Attend Therapy
Mental Health is an increasingly common topic of conversation in America throughout the past decade. This research paper explores the effect that branding has on an individual’s willingness to attend therapy. Our results ...