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  • Investment and Economic Performance in Europe: The Role of the Investment Climate 

    Schwarzenberg Zilberstein, Andres (2020)
    This dissertation investigates how investment, the investment climate, and economic integration affect the economic performance of 31 European countries. A major contribution is the development of two new composite ...

    Imran, Zafar (2019)
    This dissertation proposes a framework to systematically analyze the potential of climate change to cause social and political unrest. Extant literature generated on the topic seems to have come to a standstill in establishing ...
  • Regional Clean Energy Innovation 

    Surana, Kavita; Williams, Ellen D.; Krawczyk, Wojciech; Montgomery, Michael; O'Neill, Jon; Thomas, Zachary; Zhang, Ying (2020-02-20)
    This report provides data-driven approaches and insights for federal and state planning to accelerate clean energy innovation by aligning programs with regional resources and economic development goals.
  • Inspiring Universal Voluntary Service Among American Youth 

    Grimm, Robert T. Jr. (Do Good Institute, University of Maryland, 2019-02-21)
    Chairman Heck, Vice Chair Gearan, Vice Chair Wada, and distinguished members of the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service, I am thankful for the opportunity to speak to you today as our country faces ...
  • Shifting Milestones, Fewer Donors and Volunteers: 21st Century Life for Young Adults and the Impact on Charitable Behaviors 

    Dietz, Nathan; Grimm, Robert T. Jr. (Do Good Institute, University of Maryland, 2019-10)
    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The United States has experienced declines in adults’ rates of volunteering with organizations and charitable giving over the last two decades. Because these behaviors generate wide-ranging benefits ...

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