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  • International link of stock markets: New evidence of U.S. impacts on Vietnam 

    Huynh, Phuong (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
    Vietnam has drawn attention of the world to its fast growing economy in recent years. Its stock market, established in July 2000, is the main target of domestic and international investment. Vietnam's policy in embracing ...
  • Kansas population forecast by age cohort survival method 

    Darrah, Matthew (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
    Using new data, this paper proposes a method to predict the populations of Kansas counties. The project forecasts the population of all 105 counties of Kansas using an age-cohort survival projection method. The age cohorts ...
  • Legislative compensation: An econometric analysis 

    Coen, Clinton D. (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
    In this econometric project I look at legislative compensation across the fifty states to see if market theories hold; market theory would suggest that higher legislative pay would yield better performance. My hypothesis ...
  • Are there too few trades during the NFL draft? 

    Hersch, Philip L.; Pelkowski, Jodi E. (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016-05-02)
    College football players are initially assigned to teams in the National Football League (NFL) through the league's draft selection process. At each team's turn to pick, the team has the option of exercising the pick itself ...
  • Monetary shocks, equity returns and volatility: a firm-level panel data analysis 

    Luo, H. Arthur; Cheng, Jen-Chi; Vijverberg, Chu-Ping C. (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016)
    This article studies the impact of monetary policy shocks on equity returns and their volatility among nine industries and their affiliated firms in the United States. We use an extension of the traditional CAPM as the ...
  • Did the classical gold standard lead to greater price level convergence? A new approach 

    Miles, William (Springer International Publishing AG, 2015-04)
    Some previous research has indicated that the classical gold standard led to greater price level co-movement among member countries than would be observed in later Bretton Woods and floating exchange rate regimes. This ...
  • Does general manager networking affect choice of trade partners in major league baseball? 

    Hersch, Philip L.; Pelkowski, Jodi E. (SAGE Publications, 2014-12)
    It is not unusual for baseball general managers (GMs) to have network ties to their potential trading partners, either to the other teams' GMs or to the teams themselves. This article investigates whether these connections ...
  • Tests of the uncovered interest parity 

    Shrestha, Aseem (Wichita State University, 2014-05)
    This paper carries out empirical testing of the Uncovered Interest Parity for US-Mexico, US-Brazil and US-Japan using general OLS and GARCH from monthly data. Similar to numerous other studies UIP failed to hold empirically. ...
  • An investigation into the rising sales of electric cars 

    Megee, David (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    Recent awareness of climate change, coupled with the desire to drive better, cleaner, more efficient vehicles, is driving demand for electric cars (EVs). While current costs for some alternative methods of transportation ...
  • The housing bubble: how much blame does the fed really deserve? 

    Miles, William (American Real Estate Society, 2014)
    Two recent empirical papers have blamed the Fed for the latest boom and bust in housing. Neither study includes long-term interest rates, which are more affected by global factors than the federal funds rate (FFR). In this ...
  • The foreclosure-house price nexus: a panel VAR model for US states, 1981-2009 

    Calomiris, Charles W.; Longhofer, Stanley D.; Miles, William (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013-07-19)
    Despite housing's economic importance, little has been written on how foreclosures and home prices interact in a framework that includes macroeconomic and housing variables such as employment, permits or sales. Panel VAR ...
  • Did the classical gold standard lead to greater business cycle synchronization? Evidence from new measures 

    Miles, William; Vijverberg, Chu-Ping C. (John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2014-02)
    Previous studies have presented findings suggesting that the gold standard may have led to an increase in business cycle synchronization among its member countries. This follows a growing literature which posits that ...
  • Voter demand for fluoridated water: a tale of two c(av)ities 

    Hersch, Philip L.; Pelkowski, Jodi E. (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis LTD, 2013-09-25)
    Government fluoridation of public water systems to promote dental health has long been advocated by many health associations, based on the findings of mainstream scientific studies. Despite this, fluoridation remains a ...
  • Regional house price segmentation and convergence in the US: a new approach 

    Miles, William (Springer US, 2015-01)
    This paper investigates the extent of regional integration (or, conversely, segmentation) in US home values. In contrast to some previous studies, we examine the degree of integration in the US with a data set which runs ...
  • The dynamics of Chinese purchases of U.S. securities 

    Gardner, Stephen (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    A significant amount of academic literature exits on the United States’ trade deficit, and its financing through foreigners’ purchases of U.S. securities. Over the last several years, the trade relationship between The ...
  • Is monetary policy non-linear in Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, and Thailand? A quantile regression analysis. 

    Miles, William; Schreyer, Sam (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012-11)
    There is a growing literature on the linearity or otherwise of monetary policy in industrialised countries. The investigations have revealed that the reactions of central banks to economic variables depend on the level of ...
  • Competition and home prices: measuring the supply effect 

    Maness, Andrew S. (Wichita State University, 2012-07)
    Hedonic models measure the impact that various physical characteristics have on the sale price of a home. Due to data limitations, however, these models usually do not take into account the number of homes on the market ...
  • Inter-board pay differentials for directors with multiple appointments 

    Farrell, Kathleen; Hersch, Philip L. (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
    We analyse uniformity in the market's valuation of director human capital by comparing director compensation across firms with and without director overlaps. We find that although there is less variation in director ...
  • Does the NCAA coaching carousel hamper the professional prospects of college football recruits? 

    Hersch, Philip L. (SAGE Publications, 2010-12-02)
    College football recruits choose their schools partly for the opportunity to play for a specific coach. It is not unusual for the coach who recruited the player to leave before the end of the player’s career. This article ...
  • Net discount rate determination: A reply 

    Haydon, Randall B.; Webb, Samuel C. (The Journal of Forensic Economics and Allen Press Publishing Services, 1997)

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