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  • Creator(s):
    Tracy Kijewski-Correa
    Description:

    A recent report suggests that for every $1 spent on natural hazard mitigation measures for homes and businesses, society will on average benefit $6 in avoided direct and direct losses. As the political will is generally lacking to mandate and enforce building code revisions that would require owners in earthquake and hurricane zones to make such investments, these considerable economic and societal benefits will only be realized by discovering what would persuade building owners, and especial…

    Date Created:
    2021-02-02
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    Public
  • Author(s):
    Jeff Harden
    Abstract:

    Governments around the world adopt transparency reforms to facilitate accountability. In principle, open proceedings provide citizens with valuable information to evaluate elected officials’ decisionmaking, which incentives lawmakers to follow mass preferences when choosing policies. However, the public’s general lack of knowledge and engagement with the political process may weaken the power of open information, and perhaps instead allow citizens and groups with extreme views to exer…

    Date Created:
    2020-04-08
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    Public
  • Creator(s):
    Margaret Meserve
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    Date Created:
    2017-06-12
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  • Author:
    Matthew Van Hook
    Advisory Committee:
    Susan D. Collins, Michael P. Zuckert, Vincent P. Munoz
    Degree Area:
    Political Science
    Degree:
    PhD
    Defense Date:
    2015-06-02
    Record Visibility:
    Public
  • Author:
    Han-luen Kantzer Komline
    Advisory Committee:
    Cyril ORegan, Randall C. Zachman, Brian E. Daley, S.J., John C. Cavadini
    Degree Area:
    Theology
    Degree:
    Doctor of Philosophy
    Defense Date:
    2015-04-24
    Record Visibility:
    Public
  • Author:
    Justin Van Ness
    Advisory Committee:
    Mary Ellen Konieczny, Terry McDonnell, Kraig Beyerlein, Erika Summers-Effler
    Degree Area:
    Sociology
    Degree:
    MA
    Defense Date:
    2015-01-23
    Record Visibility:
    Public
  • Author:
    Matthew Hatch
    Advisory Committee:
    Sabrina Ferri
    Degree Area:
    Romance Languages and Literatures
    Degree:
    MA
    Defense Date:
    2015-04-22
    Record Visibility:
    Public
  • Author:
    Benjamin Chleboun
    Advisory Committee:
    Erika Summers-Effler
    Degree Area:
    Sociology
    Degree:
    MA
    Defense Date:
    2014-10-17
    Record Visibility:
    Public
  • Author:
    Vittoria Luchini
    Degree Area:
    Romance Languages and Literatures
    Degree:
    MA
    Defense Date:
    2015-04-17
    Record Visibility:
    Public
  • Author:
    Tihtina Zenebe Gebre
    Advisory Committee:
    Joseph Kaboski , Kasey Buckles , William Evans
    Degree Area:
    Economics
    Degree:
    PhD
    Defense Date:
    2015-03-30
    Record Visibility:
    Public
  • Author:
    Brian Hamilton
    Advisory Committee:
    Joseph Wawrykow, David Clairmont, Jean Porter, Gerald McKenny
    Degree Area:
    Theology
    Degree:
    PhD
    Defense Date:
    2015-04-08
    Record Visibility:
    Public
  • Author:
    Eva Van Leemput
    Advisory Committee:
    Nelson C. Mark, Wyatt J. Brooks, Joseph P. Kaboski, Kevin M. Donovan
    Degree Area:
    Economics
    Degree:
    PhD
    Defense Date:
    2015-03-31
    Record Visibility:
    Public