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    • Impact of childhood exposure to family problem gambling on adult gambling pathology. 

      Roberts, Albert, 1979- (, 2014-06-11)
      Does the apple fall far from the tree? Proverbs 22:6 says: "Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it." One theory from the social sciences termed Social Learning Theory would ...
    • Information leaks and information systems. 

      Madden, Joshua E. (, 2012-11-29)
      While the rise of WikiLeaks and other leak-related organizations has been reflected in the research in international relations, it has received limited focus within the field of information systems. This study surveyed ...
    • Information Overload : detection and prevention through the usage of consumer neural devices. 

      Milic, Nash A. 1987- (2017-07-06)
      Information Overload is a state in which individuals have a vast amount of information that is readily available, almost instantaneously, without mechanisms to check the validity of the content and the potential risk of ...
    • Internal social media's impact on socialization and commitment. 

      Gonzalez, Ester S. (, 2013-05-15)
      Social media technologies present an opportunity for organizations to create value by acclimating new employees and increasing organizational commitment. Past research has indicated that many organizations have leveraged ...
    • International trade and economic growth : a network perspective. 

      Zhao, Chengzhi. 1994- (2017-07-31)
      International trade is a complex network of import and export relationships, which is commonly referred to as the World Trade Network. It displays many topological characteristics that were recently suggested to be tightly ...
    • Measurement of total factor productivity growth in countries with high rates of structural change. 

      Racsa, Patrick N. (2008-06-11)
      In a neoclassical framework, high rates of economic growth can be sustained if the main source of this growth is improvements in technical efficiency, measured by Total Factor Productivity Growth (TFPG). This study argues ...
    • Openness, Central Wage Bargaining, and Inflation 

      Daniels, Joseph P.; Nourzad, Farrokh; VanHoose, David D. (2005-08-13)
      This paper develops a model of an open economy containing both sectors in which wages are market-determined and sectors with wage-setting arrangements. A portion of the latter group of sectors coordinate their wages, ...
    • Openness, the Sacrifice Ratio, and Inflation: Is there a Puzzle? 

      Daniels, Joseph P.; VanHoose, David D. (2005-08-13)
      The standard time-inconsistency-based explanation for the negative correlation between openness and inflation requires an inverse relationship between the sacrifice ratio and openness, but Daniels et al. (forthcoming) ...
    • Payday bankruptcy. 

      Camp, Dillon Tyler. 1992- (2017-07-19)
      Payday loans are short term small dollar amount loans that are easy to acquire. Using 1997-2015 U.S. Courts data from all 50 states and Washington D.C., I analyze the effect of payday lending bans on non-business personal ...
    • Pharmaceuticals, Prescription Plans, and Promoting Progress 

      Grinols, Earl L.; Henderson, James W. (2005-08-13)
      Monopoly response to buyers who pay fraction c of the product cost is to raise the buyer price for the initial quantity q0 from p0 to 1/c p0, and adjust to a different price and quantity only if profits are thereby raised ...
    • Privatization and the resistance to change: technological, political, and sociological issues. 

      Lackmeyer, Jay. (2007-03-07)
      Both Florida and Texas child welfare systems function heavily off of legislative mandates. In 1996, the Florida legislature mandated four pilot programs that privatized child welfare services through contracts with ...
    • Psychological contract in the information technology profession. 

      Moquin, René, 1964- (2015-07-13)
      Events such as the dot-com bust, economic instability, and organizational streamlining, present challenges to retaining and hiring information technology (IT) professionals. During the last decade, IT professionals were ...
    • Religion and economic growth : an analysis at the city level. 

      Duan, Ran, 1990- (2016-05-02)
      This paper looks at the effect of religious beliefs on economic growth using a Brazilian city-level survey data as opposed to the more popular country-level data, thus separating the effect from different social and ...
    • Religious Freedom and State Religion in an Interational Panel 

      Gwin, Carl R.; North, Charles M. (2005-08-13)
      This paper explores the determinants and implications of church-state relationships. A theoretical model of a government’s decision to establish, or disestablish, a state church is developed and then tested with data from ...
    • Religious Pluralism and Religious Adherence in U.S. Counties: Assessing the Reassessment 

      North, Charles, M.; Staha, Melissa B. (2005-08-13)
      We conduct an empirical test of the relationship between religious pluralism and religious participation in U.S. counties using a fixed-effects panel estimation technique. The empirical technique allows us to control for ...
    • A shirking model of NBA players. 

      Francis, Rashad J. (2007-01-11)
      As guaranteed National Basketball Association (NBA) contract salary amounts continuously increase there is a strong possibility of shirking due to difficulty in modeling contracts based upon future performance. Based on a ...
    • Shopping for a cause : exploring the role of information systems in ethical consumption. 

      Giddens, Laurie G. 1979- (2017-07-24)
      There is a growing awareness and concern from consumers about the negative impacts of their consumption decisions on the environment, public health, and the global economy. Consequently, consumers are beginning to seek ...
    • A study of a workflow management system in higher education. 

      Lemaster, Jeffrey B. (2009-06-10)
      The Online Protocol Submission system is web-based workflow management system designed and implemented by Information Technology Services and the Office of the Vice Provost for Research at Baylor University. The system ...
    • Teaching Business Ethics: A Faculty Seminar Model 

      Grinols, Anne Bradstreet (2007-12-20)
      Who is responsible for the increasing incidence of ethical misconduct in businesses? The short answer: the ones who committed the ethical misconduct are responsible. As these incidents receive more and more coverage ...
    • A test of agglomeration using wage behavior. 

      Staha, Melissa B. (2006-10-13)
      The neoclassical economic model of wage behavior over time and place predicts that firms spread out and wages converge, given assumptions such as no transactions costs, homogenous products, and same access to resources ...