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Analysis of Employment and Earnings Using Varying Coefficient Models to Assess Success of Minorities and Women

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Date Issued:
2016
Abstract/Description:
The objective of this thesis is to examine the success of minorities (black, and Hispanic/Latino employees) and women in the United States workforce, defining success by employment percentage and earnings. The goal of this thesis is to study the impact gender, race, passage of time, and national economic status reflected in gross domestic product have on the success of minorities and women. In particular, this thesis considers the impact of these factors in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) industries. Varying coefficient models are utilized in the analysis of data sets for national employment percentages and earnings.
Title: Analysis of Employment and Earnings Using Varying Coefficient Models to Assess Success of Minorities and Women.
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Name(s): Goedeker, Amanda, Author
Pensky, Marianna, Committee Chair
Song, Zixia, Committee Member
Swanson, Jason, Committee Member
Huang, Hsin-Hsiung, Committee Member
University of Central Florida, Degree Grantor
Type of Resource: text
Date Issued: 2016
Publisher: University of Central Florida
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: The objective of this thesis is to examine the success of minorities (black, and Hispanic/Latino employees) and women in the United States workforce, defining success by employment percentage and earnings. The goal of this thesis is to study the impact gender, race, passage of time, and national economic status reflected in gross domestic product have on the success of minorities and women. In particular, this thesis considers the impact of these factors in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) industries. Varying coefficient models are utilized in the analysis of data sets for national employment percentages and earnings.
Identifier: CFE0006458 (IID), ucf:51425 (fedora)
Note(s): 2016-12-01
M.S.
Sciences, Mathematics
Masters
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Subject(s): Varying Coefficient Model -- Success of Minorities and Women
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/ucf/fd/CFE0006458
Restrictions on Access: public 2016-12-15
Host Institution: UCF

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