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  • Geographical bilateral exchange rate pass-through in the United States 

    Christensson, Jon (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    From February 2002 to December 2007, the dollar depreciated 34.2% against other major currencies. During the same period, core consumer prices only increased 11.3%. One would think the consumer prices would be more ...
  • Forecasting the sales of light trucks in the United States 

    Christensson, Jon (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    The motor vehicles and parts industry in the United States employed as much as 7.4% of the labour force in the manufacturing industry in 2006. The purpose of this paper is to canvass various forecasting models, determine ...
  • How inflationary are oil price shocks? A regional analysis 

    Christensson, Jon (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    The impact of oil shocks is analyzed by estimating an augmented Phillips curve on a national, regional and city level in the United States. A significant pass-through to inflation (including all items) is recorded for all ...
  • Determining if factors affecting NHL attendance are equal across geographical regions 

    Provenzano, John (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    This paper estimates a nightly demand model for National Hockey League attendance for five teams from different divisions. The magnitudes of the coefficients are compared for each team to determine if factorsthat influence ...
  • A model of cocaine supply transformation and the efficiency of U.S. federal interdiction 

    Saloga, Clinton W. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    This paper develops a model to illustrate factors that may reduce cocaine supply from its original production level in South American countries to its arrival on U.S. streets for final retail sale. Some of the variables ...
  • Does the use of interest rate swaps matter? 

    Luo, Hao (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    This project analyzes the effectiveness of employing interest rate swaps to weather U.S. monetary announcement effects. This study presents the evidence that there are benefits for fixed-rate payers when the Fed tightens ...
  • The Gap Between Rich and Poor Grows in China -- restricted access to full text 

    Li, Fei (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2011-05-04)
    With the 30 years of reform and opening up, China has made lots of remarkable achievements. The national economy has a continued, rapid and healthy development, the average annual GDP growth rate remains at around 9%. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...