Volume VII - 2014
The mission of Pepperdine Policy Review is to publish the best scholarly research, innovative policy solutions, and insightful commentary that School of Public Policy students have to offer. This journal seeks to inform policy makers, academic researchers, and the general public of ideas that will help transform public policy debate in the U.S. and abroad. All articles are thoroughly reviewed by student editors and must meet rigorous academic standards.
Message from the Editor
Nets or Vaccines: Malaria Vaccine Research
Much Ado about Cyber-space: Cyber-terrorism and the Reformation of the Cyber-security
Agricultural Patenting: A Case Study of Monsanto
Federal v. State Effectiveness: An Analysis of the Endangered Species Act and Current
Potential Attempts at Reform
Rust-Belt Recovery: The Cleveland Model as Economic Development in an Age of Economic
Stagnation and Climate Change
The Impact of Clean Energy on Economic Growth: An Econometrics Approach
The Minimum Wage and Teen Unemployment: A Study of the Effect of the Fair Minimum
Wage Act of 2007
James Q. Wilson and Public Policy Education
Articles published in Pepperdine Policy Review do not necessarily reflect the views of the Editorial Board or the School of Public Policy. The journal is published annually and accepts submissions from current students and alumni of the School of Public Policy.