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    • The effect of socio-economic status on academic achievement 

      Barry, Jennifer (2006-12)
      This study addresses the increasing importance of student test scores by examining the different factors that influence test scores. Composite test scores of tenth grade students from the Educational Longitudinal Study of ...
    • The effect of the household division of labor on the income of men and women 

      DuPuis, Laura Bruemmer (2006-12)
      The gender wage gap still exists, with women earning about 73% of what men earn. One factor that has been recently looked at as contributing to this earnings gap is household labor. Women are still completing the majority ...
    • The effect of unions on work/family benefits 

      O'Donnell, Joseph B. (2006-12)
      This study seeks to examine the factors that influence work/family benefits. A conceptual model which includes relational, structural, and environmental level factors is proposed to reveal which factors affect the amount ...
    • Excluding whom? An examination of race, gender, & suspension 

      Erickson, Jacob H. (Wichita State University, 2016-05)
      Previous literature indicates a number of factors contribute to disparate rates of suspension among students. Among these are "student level factors" such as race, or socioeconomic level, and "school level factors" such ...
    • Exploring predictors of dating violence victimization among adolescents 

      Rousseau, Mallory T. (Wichita State University, 2015-05)
      This study explores factors that are predictive of dating violence victimization among 4,490 adolescents aged 11-17 years with public-use data from Waves I and II of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult ...
    • Factors for success in breast cancer screening 

      Miller, Crystal A. (Wichita State University, 2016-05)
      One of the Healthy People 2020 initiatives within the U.S. is to increase the proportion of women who receive breast cancer screenings based on the most recent medical guidelines (c-17). Despite highly recognizable campaigns ...
    • Factors that influence bystander behavior in the cyberbully context 

      Niblack, Jessica Ezra (Wichita State University, 2013-05)
      With the movement of bullying behaviors from the traditional school yard context into a new realm enhanced by technology; cyberbullying is quickly becoming more invasive and detrimental to adolescents in the modern world, ...
    • From the mommy track to the family track: a comparative analysis of employer-provided benefits in for-profit and nonprofit organizations 

      McKenney, Trisha (2007-05)
      This study examines the availability of thirteen employer-provided benefits in for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Results show that nonprofits are larger in size and offer more opportunity to advance through internal ...
    • From working for a living to searching for a living 

      Neufeld, Ryan L (2005-12)
      This research utilizes data from the 2000 Displaced Worker Survey to analyze the role of individual-, structural- and gender-level factors in reemployment after displacement. The literature review samples literature from ...
    • Gender and media: Exploring the relationship between television and adolescent well-being 

      Goen, Cambria (Wichita State University, 2016-05)
      Previous research suggests that media use negatively affects well-being for girls and boys. This study uses secondary data from a nationally representative sample of adolescents (often referred to as Generation X) who were ...
    • Gender and the wage gap: still not equal 

      Franks, Tiffany (2007-05)
      Individual, structural, and gender perspectives were applied to examine the wage gap between men and women. This study uses data from the American Time Use Survey of 2006, a supplement to the Current Population Survey. The ...
    • Gender differences in family relationships and school delinquency 

      Waldman, Brittany A. (Wichita State University, 2017-05)
      Adolescents spend most of their waking time in school or on school grounds, and as a result, many adolescents first encounter delinquency there. Research has found that youth who have strong family relationships develop ...
    • Health care occupations: road to success or path to dead end? 

      Tiemeyer, Stacy (Wichita State University, 2010-05)
      Health care provides an attractive career choice for individuals seeking employment in a growing field with livable wages and quality benefits. Jobs in health care services are projected to increase significantly in the ...
    • Household division of labor and pay inequaltiy between men and women 

      Lyon, Robyn Marie (Wichita State University, 2008-05)
      The household division of labor and pay inequality between men and women is examined using the 2006 American Time Use Survey. There are three main theoretical perspectives to examine when discussing household division of ...
    • Immigration and its impact on the wage gap in the United States 

      Hossain, Mahmood (Wichita State University, 2009-05)
      The aim of this thesis is to examine the effect that immigrants have on the wagegap in the United States. Immigrants have been defined in this research as individuals who have been born outside the United States whereas ...
    • Impressive numbers on the court and in the classroom: evaluating athletic participation and test scores 

      Malcom, Breanne (Wichita State University, 2010-05)
      Every student goes to school; every student takes standardized tests. This research project addresses whether or not being involved in high school athletics can affect test scores. The data is from the Educational Longitudinal ...
    • In the case of Jane v. John: the gender pay-gap in the government professions 

      Simon, Dana M. (2006-12)
      The gender pay-gap in the government sector was investigated in this paper using the March 2006 Current Population Survey (CPS), Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASES). The data was analyzed using statistical ...
    • Income inequality:the cost of being a single woman 

      Mikal, Darcy J. (2005-12)
      Using secondary data analysis of the 2003 American Time Use Survey (ATUS), this thesis examines why and how the pay gap exists between married and never-married women using an income determination model. The income ...
    • The influence of family structure on the test scores of students 

      Subba, Rita (Wichita State University, 2012-05)
      This study examined the effect of being raised in one-parent and two parent family structures on the academic achievement of students by looking at the test scores of their standardized composite math/reading tests. The ...
    • Intergenerational socioeconomic mobility: A comparison of sons and daughters 

      Hansen, Erin M. (Wichita State University, 2008-05)
      Studies agree that fathers influence the socioeconomic statuses of their children. However, not many studies address whether fathers influence their sons and daughters similarly. Four groups of factors - family background, ...