Theses published by graduate students in the Department of Economics, College of Business, Old Dominion University, since Fall 2016 are available in this collection. Backfiles of all dissertations (and some theses) have also been added.

In late Fall 2023 or Spring 2024, all theses will be digitized and available here. In the meantime, consult the Library Catalog to find older items in print.


Theses/Dissertations from 2021


Thesis: The Poverty in USA: An In-Depth Analysis of the Last Two Decades, Sara Negri

Theses/Dissertations from 1997


Thesis: Is Money Growth Still a Useful Indicator of Inflation?, Levent Camlibel

Theses/Dissertations from 1995


Thesis: A Historical, Theoretical, and Empirical Study of PPP Using Traditional and Alternative Methodologies, Kerry E. Clendenon

Theses/Dissertations from 1990

Thesis: The Guaranteed Minimum Price and Price Stabilization in the Wheat Market, Therese L. Soullier

Theses/Dissertations from 1979

Thesis: Core Size, Pricing, and Cost Structure, William K. Edwards

Theses/Dissertations from 1978

Thesis: Conservation According to the Pure Theory of Exhaustible Resources, George Lymbouris

Theses/Dissertations from 1973


Thesis: The Concept and Theory of Value-Added Taxation, Stacy R. Barnes

Thesis: The Economic Aspects of Water Pollution by Naval Vessels in the Port of Charleston, South Carolina, John Edward O'Connor

Theses/Dissertations from 1972

Thesis: An Assessment of the Validity of the Unemployment Variable as a Determinant of Changes in Money Wages in Wage-Estimation Models, James L. Jennings

Thesis: Motivation and the Poor Worker, Charles Barry Pfitzner

Theses/Dissertations from 1971


Thesis: An Empirical Test of Linder's Trade Hypothesis, James Norman Carnes

Thesis: Portsmouth, Virginia: The Growth and Burdens of Property Taxes 1952-1967, Nicholas C. Kyriakides

Theses/Dissertations from 1970


Thesis: The Neo-Classical Contributions to the Theory of International Trade, Mohammed Arifeen

Thesis: An Economic Base Study of the Southeastern Virginia Planning District, Toby Lee Jarman

Thesis: Income Velocity in the United States, 1961-1968, William F. Kennedy

Thesis: The Elasticity of Investment Demand: An Empirical Survey, Donald E. Schatz

Theses/Dissertations from 1969


Thesis: Selected Aspects of the Demand for Money Function, Geraldine Bocchieri


Thesis: Some Summary Theories of Inflation Causation, Carl M. Colonna

Thesis: An Analysis in Terms of Trade, Nobuhiro Hayashi

Thesis: The Progress of the Japanese-American Commodity Trade and the Commercial Policy Since 1945, Akio Mitake

Thesis: An Empirical Examination of Selected Aspects of the Coffee Market, John Michael Morgan

Thesis: Oil and Planning in the Economic Development of Iran, Jahangier Saleh

Thesis: Selected Theories of the Consumption Function, Thomas Cameron Whiteman

Theses/Dissertations from 1968

Thesis: Towards the Concept of the Long Run Average Cost Curve, David D. Whitehead