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    • Wage Differentials in the United States: Does Religion Matter? 

      Beck, Sedefka V. (2013-06-28)
      Numerous studies have examined the relationship between religion and various socio-economic outcomes including education, women’s employment, fertility and wealth. However, the relationship between religion and wages has ...
    • Weight Misperceptions and Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Adolescent Female Body Mass Index 

      Krauss, Ramona C.; Powell, Lisa M.; Wada, Roy (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2012)
      This paper investigated weight misperceptions as determinants of racial/ethnic disparities in body mass index (BMI) among adolescent females using data from the National Survey of Youth 1997. Compared to their white ...
    • What is Pushing Brazil Not to Push? 

      Nobrega, Juliana K. (2015-02-27)
      C-section rates have been increasing worldwide, but this concern is immediate in Brazil – the country with the highest C-section rate. This thesis investigates the reasons behind the high rates of C-section in Brazil, ...