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How Much Are You Worth? An Examination of the Value of Human Life in Public Policy
(Georgetown University, 2012)
One of the objectives of public policy is to attempt to address the unintended consequences of our individual and collective activities as a society. Various federal agencies are charged with regulating these "externalities" ...
Essays on the Political Economy of Trade Policy and Trade Agreements
(Georgetown University, 2015)
The first two chapters of this dissertation study the impact of the design of GATT/WTO trade agreements on the organization of domestic interest groups and explain several relevant empirical puzzles. Chapter 1 posits a ...
Business Influence in Public Policymaking: A Case Study of the Loan Guarantee Program Using an Assemblage-Theoretic Framework
(Georgetown University, 2018)
This thesis investigates the influence of business on the public policymaking process in the United States. A framework is proposed for categorizing policymaking contexts and mechanisms of influence, synthesized from ...
The Financial Services Industry in Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands: An Analysis of Government Finances and Global Implications
(Georgetown University, 2019)
Based on the existing literature within the realm of Shadow Banking and the Financial Services Industry, this thesis addresses how domestic policy and international regulation/intervention in Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, ...