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  • Konsor, Kellie J.
    In this paper we focus on the determinants of faculty salary levels at elite liberal arts colleges for specific years over the past decade. We address the role regional personal income per capita and endowment play in ...
  • Gwin, Carl R.
    This study investigates the relationship between consumer search costs, inflation, and firm markups in retail trade by employing actual measures of search cost. Consistent with theory, results indicate that markups can be ...
  • Gwin, Carl R.; Ong, Seow-Eng
    This paper attempts to fill two gaps in the homeownership literature identified by Dietz and Haurin (2003): homeownership in less developed countries and the effects of race, ethnicity and income on tenure choice. We use ...
  • Grinols, Earl L.; Silva, Peri A.
    Proving the existence of equilibrium having specified properties is often synonymous with proving the result in trade theory. The Grandmont-McFadden proposition that any autarkic allocation can be replaced by a Pareto ...
  • Vogelgesang, James W.
    The catching up model predicts that countries who continue to increase technology through economic policies will experience sustained growth and success in closing the gap between themselves and the current technology ...
  • Grinols, Earl L.; Lin, Hwan C.
    Much of the dynamic literature on intellectual property protection (IPP) arrays goods along a segment of the real line, one endpoint of which expands with innovation. A single margin of innovation brings computational ...
  • Jamal, Sheri K.
    Policy makers, insurance companies, physicians, healthcare administrators, and especially patients have acknowledged the need for healthcare reform. Some economists speculate high healthcare costs arise from charging ...
  • Madden, Joshua E. (, )
    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 ...
  • Gonzalez, Ester S. (, )
    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 ...
  • Racsa, Patrick N.
    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 ...
  • Daniels, Joseph P.; Nourzad, Farrokh; VanHoose, David D.
    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, ...
  • Daniels, Joseph P.; VanHoose, David D.
    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) ...
  • Grinols, Earl L.; Henderson, James W.
    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 ...
  • Lackmeyer, Jay.
    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 ...
  • Gwin, Carl R.; North, Charles M.
    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 ...
  • North, Charles, M.; Staha, Melissa B.
    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 ...
  • Francis, Rashad J.
    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 ...
  • Lemaster, Jeffrey B.
    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 ...
  • Grinols, Anne Bradstreet
    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 ...
  • Staha, Melissa B.
    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 ...

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