Issue 2 – October 2017
Holly Brueggman, Elon University
Editor’s Note & Foreword
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
Christine Yee, Smith College
Is Inflation Targeting Harmful for Economic Growth in Emerging Market and Developing Economies?