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    • 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 ...
    • Analysis of environmental productivity on fossil fuel power plants in the U.S. 

      Lu, Yunghsiang; Chen, Ku Hsieh; Cheng, Jen-Chi; Chen, Chihchun; Li, Sian Yuan (MDPI AG, 2019-12-04)
      In 2007, the Clean Air Act officially included greenhouse gases, making fossil fuel power plants the first of key industries regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency. How do we measure the impact of the regulations ...
    • Country funds, exchange traded funds and exchange rate risk 

      Sawerengera, Jane (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
      This paper studies and compares the potential effect of changes in currency values between the US dollar, and other countries' currencies, or exchange rate risk, on country funds and single country exchange-traded funds. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Energy efficiency: Indicator, estimation, and a new idea 

      Chen, Ku Hsieh; Cheng, Jen-Chi; Lee, Joe Ming; Li, Liou Yuan; Peng, Sheng Yu (MDPI AG, 2020-06-17)
      Energy efficiency has long been an important issue to the global economic and political theaters; however, searching for an effective and concise measure for efficiency remains a contentious and intriguing topic. There are ...
    • Gains from Integration? An empirical hint from the eurozone 

      Chen, Ku Hsieh; Cheng, Jen-Chi; Lee, Joe Ming; Chen, Chihchun (European Review, 2020-03-26)
      Has the eurozone (EZ) really gained from integration? This study applied two econometric frameworks, mGARCH and gMMPI, to test this hypothesis, using panel data that span 1996-2014, a total of 19 years, involving the EZ, ...
    • Government and public debt in South Asia: Borrow now, worry later? 

      Acharya, Ashruta (Wichita State University, 2021-04-02)
      Debt levels worldwide have reached an alarming level especially in the wake of the pandemic and public and private efforts to revive economies by spending more. As the debt-to-GDP ratios of many developed countries exceed ...
    • 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 ...
    • Is full efficiency achievable? An empirical study of the banking industry in Taiwan 

      Chen, Ku Hsieh; Cheng, Jen-Chi; Lee, Joe Ming; Chi, Ching Fang (Blackwell Publishing Inc., 2018-11-10)
      This paper aims to propose a feasible framework for estimating the efficiency of input factors for banks and the adjustment of these factors necessary to achieve full efficiency in the short and long term. Based on a sample ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • On the effectiveness of devaluation to overcome tariff barriers to trade 

      Engelland, Bryce (Wichita State University, 2020-05-01)
      The Sino-American trade war has brought renewed research into the subject of international trade disputes, as well as a display of tactics rarely seen outside of the theoretical. Notably, during the summer of 2019 China ...
    • Research and development: The easy way to reduce income inequality 

      Featherstone, Monica (Wichita State University, 2021-04-02)
      Increasing awareness of income inequality has provoked discussions of the detriment to society and what can or should be done about it. This paper uncovers a focus area where resources can be used to decrease income ...
    • Splitting up: What happens when a company splits their stock? 

      McTigue, Brian (Wichita State University, 2021-04-02)
      Stock splits have evolved over the past decades as the methods of investing have changed. These changes in methods revolve mostly around how individuals buy stock and how the stock purchasing process plays out. Because of ...
    • The influence of monetary policy shock on large-cap and small-cap indexes and index funds: an incorporation of the Taylor rule 

      Osueke, Ihechiluru Charles (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
      Empirical theory suggests that interest rates often have a negative correlation with investments, and in some cases the price variability of securities. This study incorporates an adjusted Taylor rule interest rate as the ...