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A Bit Like Cash: Understanding Cash-For-Bitcoin Transactions Through Individual Vendors, Stephanie J. Robberson, Mark R. Mccoy Oct 2018

A Bit Like Cash: Understanding Cash-For-Bitcoin Transactions Through Individual Vendors, Stephanie J. Robberson, Mark R. Mccoy

Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law

As technology improves and economies become more globalized, the concept of currency has evolved. Bitcoin, a cryptographic digital currency, has been embraced as a secure and convenient type of money. Due to its security and privacy for the user, Bitcoin is a good tool for conducting criminal trades. The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has regulations in place to make identification information of Bitcoin purchasers accessible to law enforcement, but enforcing these rules with cash-for-Bitcoin traders is difficult. This study surveyed cash-for-Bitcoin vendors in Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, and New Mexico to determine personal demographic information, knowledge of ...


Economic Modeling To Improve Estimates Of The Benefits Of Safety Management Systems, Kelly A. Whealan-George Apr 2013

Economic Modeling To Improve Estimates Of The Benefits Of Safety Management Systems, Kelly A. Whealan-George

Social Sciences and Economics - Worldwide

Safety Management Systems (SMS) in aviation have the potential to minimize costs, protect profits, and increase shareholder value. However, a gap exists in SMS research between the acknowledged safety benefits of SMS and the identified economic benefits. In the current competitive marketplace, SMS will need to demonstrate economic viability through modeling before industry leaders are likely to adopt a voluntary process. This paper reviews the literature related to a variety of possible economic models applicable to measuring the benefits of the application and implementation of SMS in aviation organizations. While the ultimate goal is to increase safety, the utilization of ...


That Used To Be Us: Through The Eyes Of The Aviation Industry, Kelly A. Whealan-George Apr 2012

That Used To Be Us: Through The Eyes Of The Aviation Industry, Kelly A. Whealan-George

Social Sciences and Economics - Worldwide

The U.S. economic success was rooted in an industrial policy which had five pillars of a prosperity formula that served as a catalyst for development and growth: 1) public/private cooperation on education, 2) immigration policy, 3) infrastructure, 4) risk/capital management, and 5) government-funded scientific research. In this paper, the development and growth of the aviation industry is viewed in the framework of such a prosperity formula in order to face the four areas that the entire economy will need to face in the current market in order to be competitive in the global market in the 21st ...


Trends. National Security And The United States Government 2004 Federal Budget: Is It Good For Security?, Editor Feb 2003

Trends. National Security And The United States Government 2004 Federal Budget: Is It Good For Security?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the (under)funding of homeland security and defense in an Executive Branch proposal for the United States Government 2004 federal budget.


Trends. Thinking On Transportation Security, Editor Jan 2003

Trends. Thinking On Transportation Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the necessity of gathering intelligence successfully to combat terrorism as it pertains to commerce.


The Recovery Of The Aviation Industry: The Aviation Security Challenge, Editor Nov 2002

The Recovery Of The Aviation Industry: The Aviation Security Challenge, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article is based on a presentation made to the SAE 2002 World Aviation Congress on November 6, 2002 by the IBPP Editor. The article’s focus is on how representatives of the aviation industry need to think about aviation security to facilitate the industry’s economic recovery.


Trends. Zero-Sum Games And Terrorism: Israeli And Palestinian Contestants, Editor Apr 2002

Trends. Zero-Sum Games And Terrorism: Israeli And Palestinian Contestants, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The construct of the zero-sum game has several denotations in the political psychological literature on conflict.


Trends. Environmental Issues: Struggles To Think Globally, Editor Jul 2001

Trends. Environmental Issues: Struggles To Think Globally, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the difficulties of thinking globally in the context of environmentalism and environmental policy, even for proponents of environmental stewardship.


Capitalism And The Value Of Life: Foot-And-Mouth And The Culling Of Herds, Editor Apr 2001

Capitalism And The Value Of Life: Foot-And-Mouth And The Culling Of Herds, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some psychological implications of culling as an intervention to help combat the spread of foot-and-mouth disease.


Trends. Common Currency On Currency Interventions In A Global Economy: Psychological Considerations, Editor Sep 2000

Trends. Common Currency On Currency Interventions In A Global Economy: Psychological Considerations, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses government interventions in economies in the context of a global economy. While economists usually assume actors to be rational, the author notes that this may not be the case with human belief systems and actions.


Trends. Licit And Illicit Human Trafficking: The Ultimate Violation Of Human Rights, Editor Jul 2000

Trends. Licit And Illicit Human Trafficking: The Ultimate Violation Of Human Rights, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses human trafficking for economic reasons and its context.


Online Counseling: Much To Do About Nothing In The Political World?, Editor Apr 2000

Online Counseling: Much To Do About Nothing In The Political World?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some of the common issues in assessing the efficacy of online counseling.


Trends. Altruism As Egoism In International Trade Policy: Some Strange Bedfellows, Editor Apr 2000

Trends. Altruism As Egoism In International Trade Policy: Some Strange Bedfellows, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the tenuous nature of political cooperation between advocates of trade unionism and environmentalism.


Trends. Money Talks, Nobody Walks I: The International Monetary Fund And The World Bank, Editor Mar 2000

Trends. Money Talks, Nobody Walks I: The International Monetary Fund And The World Bank, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the economic activities of the World Bank, the IMF, and a United States Congressional commission that critiqued their operations.


Trends. Labor And Environmental Standards And Human Welfare: Global Prescriptions, Editor Mar 2000

Trends. Labor And Environmental Standards And Human Welfare: Global Prescriptions, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the human consequences - labor and environmental impacts - of free trade, and the impact of possible standards for addressing those consequences.