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    • Enrollment Growth and Equity of Access: A Critical Analysis of the University of North Carolina's Strategic Plan 

      Levitt, Jessica (2019-03-25)
      The University of North Carolina System’s strategic plan contains initiatives to increase access for low-income and rural students, improve student outcomes, and close achievement gaps. A complete assessment of UNC’s strategic ...
    • Equity in access to healthcare in Brunei Darussalam: Results from the Brunei Darussalam Health System Survey (HSS) 

      Tant, Elizabeth Michelle (2014)
      Background: Universal healthcare has been promoted by organizations including the World Health Organization and United Nations as a means of ensuring healthcare access for vulnerable populations. Despite momentum towards ...
    • Equity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction 

      Campbell, Lisa; Horan, Rebecca; Fail, Robin (2021-09-30)
      The purpose of this report is to inform the EDF-Bezos Earth Fund Blue Carbon Pathways Working Group in its exploration of ‘blue carbon’ as a natural climate solution (NCS) in offshore ocean ecosystems. The report addresses ...
    • Executive Compensation and Firm Leverage 

      Albert, Michael Joseph (2013)
      This dissertation explores the role of executive compensation in determining the capital structure decisions of a firm. CEOs experience a large personal cost of default that interacts through the risk adjusted probability ...
    • Global Equity Challenges in COVID-19 Vaccine Purchasing 

      Raj, Aneesha (2021-04-21)
      A rush to preemptively secure COVID-19 vaccines resulted in high income countries hoarding an excess supply while low- and middle-income countries are prevented from equitable access. Previous work on equity in vaccine purchasing ...
    • IPO Timing Determinants 

      Blum, Rachel (2011-04-18)
      Despite the extensive amount of IPO literature, many unknowns still exists about the inner workings of the IPO process. This paper seeks to extend upon the literature to first confirm whether the IPO market is an appropriate ...
    • Quantifying Racial Disparities in Water Affordability 

      Sayed, Sara; Smith, Hannah (2021-04-30)
      Water services are essential‚ for all populations, yet the affordability of water has emerged as a major challenge faced by community water systems. While water costs rise for an increasing number of public water utility ...