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How Not To Prevent Oil Crises: Challenge For An Education President Aug 1997

How Not To Prevent Oil Crises: Challenge For An Education President

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes several problematic approaches that are components of lay psychology.


Restructuring Of The Electric Utility Industry: Free Markets And Environmental Protection, Rick Gilliam Jun 1997

Restructuring Of The Electric Utility Industry: Free Markets And Environmental Protection, Rick Gilliam

Dams: Water and Power in the New West (Summer Conference, June 2-4)

12 pages.

Contains 1 page of references.


Hog Industry And Hog Production Related Water Pollution Problem In Taiwan: An Application To Valuing The Willingness To Pay For Improving Water Quality, Kuo-Chang Ro Jan 1997

Hog Industry And Hog Production Related Water Pollution Problem In Taiwan: An Application To Valuing The Willingness To Pay For Improving Water Quality, Kuo-Chang Ro

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

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Econometric Analysis Of Measurement Error In Panel Data , Elizabeth Martha Paterno Jan 1997

Econometric Analysis Of Measurement Error In Panel Data , Elizabeth Martha Paterno

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Panel data consist of measurements taken from several individuals over time. Correlation among measurements taken from the same individual are often accounted for using random effect and random coefficient models. Panel data analysis that accounts for measurement error in the explanatory variables has not been thoroughly studied. This dissertation investigates statistical issues associated with two types of measurement error models for panel data;The first paper considers identification and estimation of a random effect model when some explanatory variables are measured with error. Here, individual heterogeneity is assumed to be manifested in intercepts that randomly differ across individuals. Identification of ...


Statistical Analysis Of Foreign Exchange Rates: Application Of Cointegration Model And Regime-Switching Stochastic Volatility Model , Koji Kondo Jan 1997

Statistical Analysis Of Foreign Exchange Rates: Application Of Cointegration Model And Regime-Switching Stochastic Volatility Model , Koji Kondo

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The dissertation discusses an application of two statistical models to foreign exchange rate data and consists of two main parts. The first part is an application of the partial cointegration model developed by Johansen (1990) and uses the concept of weak exogeneity. While a direct application of the cointegration approach with many variables is not easy to handle, the partial model can reduce the number of the parameters to be estimated by identifying weakly exogenous variables. The method is illustrated utilizing a theoretical long-run model based on Dornbusch's sticky price model. The small country assumption is relaxed to that ...


A Spatial Econometric Model For Transboundary Air Pollution Control Treaties: An Analysis Of Noncooperative International Behavior , Keith Allen Sargent Jan 1997

A Spatial Econometric Model For Transboundary Air Pollution Control Treaties: An Analysis Of Noncooperative International Behavior , Keith Allen Sargent

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This dissertation develops a theoretical model that explains differences in emission reductions of transboundary air pollutants among nations based on national income, political freedom, the cost of emission reductions, emissions from other countries, the type of pollutant, and the pollutant's dispersion characteristics. The model is based on the theory of the private provision of impure public goods. This theoretical model is then used to derive a reduced form demand equation for emission reductions that can be econometrically estimated using spatial autoregressive techniques for time-series cross-section data;The econometric model is applied to 25 European nations and covers the period ...