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2014 (Jan) Complete Issue
(Creighton University, 2014-01-08)
The Human Development Index Calculated with Fuzzy Weights.
(Creighton University, 2014-01-07)
To assess a country's well--?being, economists have established a measure of social and economic development, the Human Development Index (HDI). This measure uses three variables -- health, education, and life expectancy ...
The Failure of Foreign Aid in Sub-Saharan Africa.
(Creighton University, 2014-01-03)
The purpose of foreign aid is to promote economic development among developing countries. Many scholars contend that foreign aid has failed to achieve this goal. There is a widespread body of literature, which attempts to ...
Explaining States' Medicaid Expansion Decisions: Does Money Matter?
(Creighton University, 2014-01-05)
American health policy has been subjected to a recent spike in politically polarizing legislative debates, while outside interests attempt to gain access and influence to policymakers in their decision-making process. The ...
Indicators of Deterrence Success.
(Creighton University, 2014-01-04)
My paper seeks to determine the factors explaining the likelihood of successful deterrence. I form a set of hypothesis based on four game-theoretical models that incorporate factors of resolve and soft power. Based on these ...
Fuzzy Mathematical Analysis of Child Development.
(Creighton University, 2014-01-06)
A common concern among new parents is whether their child is developing on track. There are several factors evaluated by doctors to determine whether the child is developing appropriately. These factors are F1: Gross Motor ...
2014 (May) Complete Issue
(Creighton University, 2014-05-22)
Show Me the Money: A Mathematical Model of INGO Aid Allocation with Influence Calculations
(Creighton University, 2014-05-17)
Aid allocation by international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) is influenced by a number of factors including poverty, population, similarity to the policies of the INGO, and international recognition. Using the ...
A Fuzzy Mathematical Model of Social Health: Determining the Ability to be Healthy in Kansas as Determined by Social Factors
(Creighton University, 2014-05-10)
assess the stability of a community in regards to social health factors. The end result will show the areas of best and worst ability to be healthy in Kansas. This project will use fuzzy mathematical techniques to calculate ...
Global Electrical Sustainability
(Creighton University, 2014-05-12)
This project assessed the electrically sustainability of various countries using fuzzy logic mathematical techniques. To calculate these overall energy efficiency scores, expert opinion was obtained on various factors ...