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    • 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 ...
    • Long-range dependence in U.S. home price volatility 

      Miles, William (Springer, 2011-04)
      The existence of GARCH effects in a financial price series means that the probability of large losses is much higher than standard mean-variance analysis suggests. Accordingly, several recent papers have investigated whether ...
    • Mexico's business cycles and synchronization with the USA in the post-NAFTA Years 

      Miles, William; Vijverberg, Chu-Ping C. (Wiley-blackwell, 2011-11)
      A number of papers have investigated the increasing macroeconomic ties between Mexico and the USA. These studies have relied on linear models, however, making their results suspect. Other papers have investigated nonlinearity ...
    • 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 ...
    • Net discount rate determination: A reply 

      Haydon, Randall B.; Webb, Samuel C. (The Journal of Forensic Economics and Allen Press Publishing Services, 1997)
    • 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 ...
    • One continent, one currency? Varieties of common currency experience in Europe and Latin America 

      Miles, William (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2006-08)
      Currency unions have been promoted as a means to increase trade, investment and growth. A crucial issue in giving up the domestic currency is the loss of a mechanism to absorb real external shocks. High real exchange ...
    • Physician goals: impact on hospital performance 

      Webb, Samuel C. (Wolters Kluwer Health, 1989-01-01)
      Controversy prevails concerning the relative superiority of for-profit versus not-for-profit hospitals. Presented here are three variations to each of two basic theoretical models that contrast performance of for-profit ...
    • Quantitative goals for monetary policy: a quantile regression approach 

      Jackson, Aaron L.; Miles, William (Taylor & Francis, 2009)
      A recent paper by Fatas et al. (2006 Fatas, A, Mihov, I and Rose, A. 2006. Quantitative goals for monetary policy. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 39: 1163-76. [Google Scholar] ) indicates that formal monetary ...
    • Regional convergence and structural change in US housing markets 

      Miles, William (Routledge, 2019-10-24)
      If house prices are convergent at the national level, monetary policy is easier to implement, and labour has an easier time achieving mobility across regions. Accordingly there have been several studies on home price ...
    • Regional house price co-movement in the USA: the medium cycle is not the business cycle 

      Miles, William (Springer Nature, 2022-08-02)
      Co-movement in different regional housing markets has implications for portfolio management, as well as the effectiveness of monetary and other policies. Such co-movement has thus been the subject of several previous ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Scottish home prices: Compatible with Euro membership? 

      Miles, William (Universita Carlo Cattaneo, 2021)
      Although the Scottish electorate voted down independence in 2014, Brexit has led to renewed calls from Scottish political leaders for a second referendum. Scottish independence would likely lead to joining the European ...
    • Securitization, liquidity, and the Brady plan 

      Miles, William (Elsevier, 1999)
      Securitization of bank loans is proposed as a solution to the ongoing debt difficulties for emerging market nations. This paper analyzes the effects of the Brady plan for four participating countries. In addition to resolving ...
    • Selecting the time period over which the net discount rate is determined for economic loss analysis 

      Haydon, Randall B.; Webb, Samuel C. (National Association of Forensic Economics, 1992-03)
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...