2015-2016

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An Analysis of the Economic Factors Determining the SEC’s Ability to Discourage Corporate Bad Behavior
The enforcement activity of the SEC is of great importance to a firms and investors for a number of reasons. I have chosen to investigate the economic and political factors that affect the frequency with which the SEC’s Enforcement division decides to act. My findings are the percentage change in the S&P 500 index, the political party of the President, and the Total Amount of Penalties ordered are all significant factors in the enforcement activity of the SEC., The author has given permission for this work to be deposited in the Digital Archive of Colorado College., Colorado College Honor Code upheld., Senior Thesis -- Colorado College, Bachelor of Arts, bachelor, Includes bibliographical references.
British Like Beckham: What Effect Does Nationality Have On The Salary Of MLS Players?
Favoring someone based on his or her nationality or race is wrong. It doesn’t matter whether it occurs in an office setting or in a sporting context. This paper looks at the effect that nationality has on the salary of MLS players in the 2013, 2014, and 2015 MLS seasons to examine nationality-based discrimination inside the MLS. The results indicate that European and African nationalities have a significant positive explanatory power in analyzing MLS wage, while Caribbean and South American nationalities were found to have a significantly negative explanatory power in analyzing MLS wage., The author has given permission for this work to be deposited in the Digital Archive of Colorado College., Colorado College Honor Code upheld., Senior Thesis -- Colorado College, Bachelor of Arts, bachelor, Includes bibliographical references.

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