Volume 26 Issue 2 2017

Issue 2 – October 2017

Holly Brueggman, Elon University
Editor’s Note & Foreword

Papers

Sophia N. Zupanc, Ohio State University
The Relationship Between State Economic Growth and Renewable Portfolio Standards in the United States: A Panel Causality Analysis

Shikha Chivukula, American University
The Effect of Racial Identity on Labor Productivity in the United States

Ken Crew, Elon University
Congestion Makes It Harder to Breathe: Do High-occupancy Toll Lanes Reduce Emissions?

Francesca Orrico, American University
The Agencies on Junk Sovereign Debt: The Impact of Credit Rating Agencies on Junk Sovereign Debt

Julia Copperwheat, Johanna Swab, Emma Winiski, Furman University
The Effect of Socioeconomic and Racial Diversity on Elementary Student Test Performance

Annie Ray, Elon University
Wage Discrimination in Germany Between Turkish Immigrants and German Natives: An Empirical Analysis of Labor Market Outcomes of Turkish Immigrants

Christine Yee, Smith College
Is Inflation Targeting Harmful for Economic Growth in Emerging Market and Developing Economies?