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    • The dynamics of house prices and income in the UK 

      Miles, William (Global Social Science Institute, 2020)
      Asset prices and fundamentals can move apart, as is the case during bubble episodes. However, they should exhibit a stable relationship in the long run. For UK housing, previous studies have investigated whether house ...
    • Airline Quality Rating 2020: The 30th year reporting airline performance 

      Bowen, Brent D.; Headley, Dean E. (Wichita State University, 2020-05-04)
      The Airline Quality Rating (AQR) was developed and first announced in early 1991 as an objective method for assessing airline quality on combined multiple performance criteria. This current report, the Airline Quality ...
    • W. Frank Barton School of Business Annual Report 2019-2020 

      W. Frank Barton School of Business (Wichita State University, 2020)
      This report provides a snapshot of the past year at the W. Frank Barton School of Business. It highlights the contributions of faculty and staff; the ongoing activity of business students; and the ongoing connectivity with ...
    • Convergence in the Eurozone: Progress Towards the Goal? 

      Miles, William (Wiley-Blackwell, 2020-09-23)
      Convergence in per capita income across member countries is a stated goal of the European Union. This goal applies, of course, to all eurozone nations. The impact of a common currency on income convergence is both theoretically ...
    • House price convergence in the euro zone: a pairwise approach 

      William, Miles (Elsevier, 2020-07-29)
      The adoption of the euro common currency was expected to lead to convergence for a number of economic and financial variables across national borders, including house prices. We apply a probabilistic pairwise approach to ...
    • The digital Wild West: on social entrepreneurship in extended reality 

      Devereaux, Abigail N. (Emerald, 2020-07-10)
      Purpose: Our central thesis is that the dynamic, immersive and agile nature of extended reality (XR) both provides an unusually fertile ground for the development of alternative forms of governance and essentially necessitates ...
    • A SWOT analysis on the use of blockchain in supply chains 

      Nwagwu, Urenna (Wichita State University, 2020-05)
      About two decades ago, the internet emerged as a highly disruptive technology. In today’s word, Blockchain has gained much hype as a disruptive technology like the internet. Thus, this thesis investigates the technology ...
    • 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 ...
    • Alert and Awake: Role of alertness and attention on rate of new product introductions 

      Srivastava, Smita; Sahaym, Arvin; Allison, Thomas H. (Elsevier, 2020-06-20)
      Integrating the attention-based view and entrepreneurial alertness perspective, we develop our theoretical framework to test the influence of CEO attention and alertness on rate of new product introduction (NPI). We propose ...
    • Bank audit fee pressure during the financial crisis 

      Porter, Christine M. (American Accounting Association, 2020)
      This study examines the pressure on bank audit fees during the height of the financial crisis. I employ a prior year benchmark audit fee method and compare it to the actual audit fee to determine the amount of fee pressure ...
    • Twitter sentiment analysis and visualization 

      Guntaka, Venkata Sai Pramod Reddy; Gupta, Aman Kumar; Somisetty, Sravya (Wichita State University, 2020-05-01)
      Twitter is a social networking site where users interact by posting messages called "tweets". The tweets cover a wide range of topics including personal, business, and government tweets from all over the world in multiple ...
    • 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 ...
    • Determinants of money supply in Nepal 

      Acharya, Ashruta (Wichita State University, 2020-05-01)
      INTRODUCTION: The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal is one of the least developed nations in the world. Following a long history of political instability due to Maoist insurgency and governmental instability as well as ...
    • Being present: determinants of trustee attendance at public university board meetings 

      Hersch, Philip L.; Pelkowski, Jodi E. (John Wiley & Sons, 2020-04-17)
      Using a unique data set, we analyze board meeting attendance records of a cross‐section of trustees representing 134 US public universities. Attendance at board meetings is essential for trustees to fulfill their fiduciary ...
    • When and how frontline service employee authenticity influences purchase intentions 

      Matthews, A. Lynn; Eilert, Meike; Carlson, Les A.; Gentry, James W. (Elsevier, 2020-06)
      In this manuscript, we investigate the central role of perceived frontline service employee (FSE) authenticity and the process by which it impacts purchase intentions, taking into account the represented brand's authenticity. ...
    • Preparing academics to teach: example of a structured method of preparing doctoral students in business programs to teach 

      Bonner, Robert L.; Stone, Christopher B.; Mittal, Sarah; Phillips, William; Utecht, Richard L. (SAGE, 2020-02-21)
      The qualifications of academics to teach students are often left unquestioned. Current accreditation standards, for an academic to teach, are typically determined by courses taken, certifications or degrees obtained, and/or ...
    • 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, ...
    • Impact of commitment, information sharing, and information usage on supplier performance: a Bayesian belief network approach 

      Sener, Abdurrezzak; Barut, Mehmet; Dag, Ali; Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram (Springer Nature, 2019-12-19)
      Due to the proliferation of information systems and technology, supply chains have the capability of acquiring an enormous amount of supplier data in their databases. However, much of the useful supplier-specific insights ...
    • Does the focus of renewable energy policy impact the nature of innovation? Evidence from emerging economies 

      Samant, Shantala; Thakur-Wernz, Pooja; Hatfield, Donald E. (Elsevier, 2019-11-26)
      Prior research has demonstrated the importance of government policy in fostering innovation in sectors that face market failures, such as renewable energy. We examine the impact of policy on renewable energy innovations ...
    • Transparency regulation and stock price informativeness: evidence from the european union’s transparency directive 

      Watanabe, Olena V.; Imhof, Michael J.; Tartaroglu, Semih (American Accounting Association, 2019)
      We examine changes in stock price informativeness following the European Union’s Transparency Directive (TPD). The TPD, implemented by country between 2007 and 2009, enhanced corporate transparency through mandating regular ...