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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • The trade balancing act : reconciling domestic and foreign politics. 

      Abbott, Patricia A. (Patricia Anne), 1987- (2010-10-08)
      This paper examines the motives for policymakers in their use of antidumping tariffs. In a scenario where a country is facing domestic political economy influences and foreign political economy influences, I find evidence ...
    • Unintended consequences : how agricultural subsidies are fueling the drug trade. 

      Johnson, Austin Phillip. (, 2011-12-19)
      The United States has historically subsidized its farmers directly and indirectly through a variety of different methods. In recent years, there has been evidence that OECD agricultural subsidies are leading farmers in ...
    • The utility of the passing time and measurement of the purchasing power of currencies in the flexible-exchange-rate system. 

      Seka, Gilles-Eric Kotchi. (2008-11-17)
      In economics, it is not the quantity that matters the most; it is the amount of utility. The purchasing power of a currency is not merely the volume of goods the money can obtain, but the amount of utility it can command. ...
    • Valuing the environment : a comparison of Western Europe, the US, and Canada. 

      Jordan, Rebecca A. (2011-01-05)
      Using the World Values Survey, we evaluate the differences in environmental preferences between the United States and two other global leaders, Western Europe and Canada, in order to discover whether there is evidence, at ...
    • What did you say? The effect of language distance on international service trade. 

      Hulyk, Cristin K. (, 2012-08-08)
      Service trade is more heavily dependent on communication than commodity trade because its production and consumption occur simultaneously. "Linguistic distance," a measure of how closely the majority languages of two nations ...