Procyclicality, Bank Lending, And The Macroeconomic Implications Of A Revised Basel Accord, 2010 Baldwin-Wallace College
Procyclicality, Bank Lending, And The Macroeconomic Implications Of A Revised Basel Accord, Kevin T. Jacques
Kevin T Jacques
No abstract provided.
Employee Voice And Intent To Leave: An Empirical Evidence Of Pakistani Banking Sector, 2010 National College of Business Administration and Economics, Lahore
Employee Voice And Intent To Leave: An Empirical Evidence Of Pakistani Banking Sector, Ahmed Imran Hunjra, Muhammad Asghar Ali, Muhammad Irfan Chani, Hashim Khan, Kashif Ur Rehman
Muhammad Irfan Chani
Organizations want to retain their employees in order to benefit from their talent and skills. While working in an organization, employees come across some problems both inside and outside the organization. This study investigates the relationship between field employees’ voice (effectiveness of voice mechanism) and employees’ intent to leave the organization. Further, this study explores the difference between male and female field employees perception regarding their intention to leave the organization. The sample of the study consisted of 250 field employees working in different banks of Rawalpindi and Islamabad through questionnaire; only 188 were returned and processed. The SPSS technique ...
A Note On Causal Relationship Between Fdi And Savings In Bangladesh, 2010 National College of Business Administration and Economics, Lahore
A Note On Causal Relationship Between Fdi And Savings In Bangladesh, Mohammad Salahuddin, Muhammad Shahbaz Shahbaz, Muhammad Irfan Chani
Muhammad Irfan Chani
This paper aims to investigate the causal relationship between foreign direct investment and gross domestic savings in Bangladesh over a period of 1985-2007. In doing so, Johansen cointegration technique and error correction methods are employed to examine the long run and short run relationship between foreign direct investment and gross domestic savings. To determine the direction of causality, we used innovation accounting approach. Results suggest that there exist bi-directional causal relationship between foreign direct investment and gross domestic savings but the movement is stronger from domestic savings to foreign direct investment. The result also implies complimentary relationship between them and ...
Appropriate Fiscal Policy Over The Business Cycle: Proper Stimulus Policies Can Work, 2010 University of Colorado at Boulder
Appropriate Fiscal Policy Over The Business Cycle: Proper Stimulus Policies Can Work, Philip E. Graves
PHILIP E GRAVES
Fiscal policy has become quite controversial in the post-Keynesian era, the debate over the Obama stimulus package being a contentious recent example. Some pundits go so far as to take the position that macroeconomic theory has failed to meaningfully progress in terms of providing useful recommendations for policy-makers, particularly in times of recession. Others take the laissez-faire view that policy reactions to the business cycle do not help in a rational expectations world and indeed do harm by increasing uncertainty. Still others, while not necessarily viewing themselves as in any sense ―Keynesian,‖ have a nagging feeling that sometimes doing nothing ...
John Rawls's Difference Principle And The Strains Of Commitment: A Diagrammatic Exposition, Greg Hill
No abstract provided.
Some Wittgensteinian Reservationas About Neuroeconomics, 2010 SelectedWorks
Some Wittgensteinian Reservationas About Neuroeconomics, Greg Hill
Abstract: In Economic Theory and Cognitive Science, Don Ross proposes a radical reconstruction of neoclassical economics, retaining its rational-choice framework while substituting neural networks and other “mechanisms” for people as the prototypical decision-making agents. This essay describes some of the difficulties that arise when concepts belonging to what Wittgenstein called the human “form of life” are invoked to explain the behavior of such sub-personal “agents” as parts of the brain. The result is a misbegotten conception of “agency” and a “cyborg economics” the subject matter of which bears little relation to what economists and ordinary people mean by “making a ...
Government’S Diminishing Benefits From Inflation, 2010 San Jose State University
Government’S Diminishing Benefits From Inflation, Jeffrey Rogers Hummel
No abstract provided.
China And Brazil: Potential Allies Or Just Brics In The Wall?, 2010 Montclair State University
China And Brazil: Potential Allies Or Just Brics In The Wall?, Anthony Petros Spanakos
Department of Political Science and Law Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works
Brazil is an increasingly important actor in global governance and for China specifically. Sino-Brazilian relations have deepened considerably but they remain concentrated in areas of trade and investment. There is also considerable overlap in interests between the two countries in other areas, such as diplomatic and political relations. At the same time, China must manage carefully important differences that exist over the enlargement of the UN and the potential challenge to the Brazilian industry.
An Examination Of Non-Linear Relationships Between Intellectual Property Rights Protection And Growth, Brian R. Lemak
Gettysburg Economic Review
This paper examines the possibility of a non-linear relationship existing between intellectual property rights protection (IPR) and gross domestic product (GDP) growth rates. A theoretical justification is developed for the potential existence of a non-linear relationship in terms of a quadratic relationship. This is then examined using panel data from 191 countries and taken in 5 year intervals, although the data had many missing observations. Results indicate there is statistically significant evidence that a quadratic relationship exists between IPR and GDP growth, however there are reservations about this evidence due to a dearth of observations in countries with very weak ...
How Are Inflation Expectations Formed By Consumers, Economists And The Financial Market?, 2010 Claremont McKenna College
How Are Inflation Expectations Formed By Consumers, Economists And The Financial Market?, Shaun Khubchandani
CMC Senior Theses
Inflation expectations have been of great interest to economists because they predict how agents in an economy set prices and react to changes in various macroeconomic variables. The existence of Keynesian liquidity traps in Japan and the United States have helped emphasize the importance of inflation expectations, especially when monetary policy is rendered ineffective and there is almost perfect substitutability between money and bonds due to the zero bound condition of interest rates. Given the canonical theories of rational and adaptive expectations, this paper will use a simple model of the economy to measure the effect of various macroeconomic variables ...
Capm In Up And Down Markets: Evidence From Six European Emerging Markets, 2010 University of Gothenburg
Capm In Up And Down Markets: Evidence From Six European Emerging Markets, Jianhua Zhang, Clas Wihlborg
Business Faculty Articles and Research
The pricing of equity in six European emerging capital markets is analysed using both the conventional CAPM and a ‘conditional’ CAPM wherein up and down markets are separated. International influences on the stock markets are also analysed. The empirical evidence from a sample of 1,131 firms from the six markets indicates that there exists a significant relationship between beta and returns when up and down markets are separated. The international CAPM performs well in some markets that have become increasingly integrated with the world market. The general implication of the analysis is that beta can be a useful risk-measure ...
Financial Liberalization And Banking Crises: A Cross-Country Analysis, 2010 Milken Institute
Financial Liberalization And Banking Crises: A Cross-Country Analysis, Apanard P. Angkinand, Wanvimol Sawangngoenyuang, Clas Wihlborg
Business Faculty Articles and Research
Several studies indicate that financial liberalization contributes to the likelihood of a financial crisis. We focus on banking crises and argue that they are most likely to occur after an intermediate degree of liberalization. Using a recently updated dataset for financial reforms in 48 countries between 1973 and 2005, we find an inverted U-shaped relationship between liberalization and the likelihood of crisis. We ask whether the relationship remains when institutional characteristics of countries and dynamic effects of liberalization are considered. The empirical results indicate that the relationship between liberalization and banking crises depends strongly on the strength of capital regulation ...
Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, Privatization, And Economic Growth, 2010 University of Colorado at Boulder
Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, Privatization, And Economic Growth, Hang Thu Nguyen
Economics Graduate Theses & Dissertations
This thesis tries to enhance our understanding of the role of trade liberalization as it relates to economic growth and the factors affecting trade liberalization in various countries. In addition, this thesis deals with the problem of endogeneity with various econometric methods.
Chapter 2 presents a study of the impact of trade liberalization policy on economic growth with the simultaneous application of privatization policy in 25 transitional countries. The analysis applies two stage least squares (2SLS) to panel data from 1994 to 2006 for these 25 countries. The estimated results provide evidence of a significantly positive effect of both trade ...
On The Intergenerational Persistence Of Work Hours, 2009 Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
On The Intergenerational Persistence Of Work Hours, Manuel Toledo
Manuel E Toledo
This paper studies the intergenerational persistence of work hours. In particular, I look at the correlation of hours between fathers and sons in the U.S. Using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, I find a strong persistence in the permanent component of hours worked. I investigate the extent this correlation is explained by (i) persistence in wages, (ii) correlation in leisure preferences, and (iii) intergenerational wealth transfers. I also examine the role of work effort on the transmission of earnings across generations. To this end I provide a quantitative model of intergenerational transmission of human capital and ...
The 1905 Einstein Equation In A General Mathematical Analysis Model Of Quasars, 2009 DePaul University and Columbia College Chicago
The 1905 Einstein Equation In A General Mathematical Analysis Model Of Quasars, Byron E. Bell
Byron E. Bell
No abstract provided.
The Making Of A Radical Economist, 2009 University of California, Los Angeles
The Making Of A Radical Economist, Howard J. Sherman
HOWARD J SHERMAN
This article answers two questions. First, how do radical economists develop? Second, how do radical departments develop? In order to answer these two questions, I use my own experience in becoming a radical economist and my own experience in developing a radical department.
The Roller Coaster Economy: Financial Crisis, Great Recession, And The Public Option, 2009 University of California, Los Angeles
The Roller Coaster Economy: Financial Crisis, Great Recession, And The Public Option, Howard J. Sherman
HOWARD J SHERMAN
Measuring Poverty And Human Capital Development In Sudan, 2009 Department of Economics. Al Neelain University, Khartoum, Sudan
Measuring Poverty And Human Capital Development In Sudan, Professor Issam A.W. Mohamed
Professor Issam A.W. Mohamed
Catastrophes in Sudan are of many dimensions. Food security is a chronic and intrinsic problem in Sub Saharan Africa which is a fact recognized by the international society. Political instability, civil wars and finally recent secession of its Southern part is another fact which may be taken as a vivid example for other regions of that previously largest African country to be followed. The present paper introduces an analysis and assessment of measurements for human development indices in Sudan. It is empirically concluded that human welfare is invisible. The parameters are very low. Strategies are needed to provide for basic ...
If A Pure Market Economy Is So Good, Why Doesn’T It Exist? The Importance Of Changing Preferences Versus Incentives In Social Change, Jeffrey Rogers Hummel, Edward P. Stringham
Jeffrey Rogers Hummel
Many economists argue that a pure market economy cannot come about because people will always have incentives to use coercion (Cowen and Sutter, 2005; Holcombe, 2004). We maintain that these economists leave out an important factor in social change. Change can come about by altering incentives or preferences, but since most neoclassical economists ignore changing preferences, they too quickly conclude that change is impossible. History shows that social change based on changes in preferences is common. By recognizing that preferences need not be constant, political economists can say much more about changing the world.
Evaluating Reforms In Canadian Chicken Marketing Mechanisms Using A Linear-Quadratic Inventory Model, Abdessalem Abbassi, Jean-Philippe Gervais
Marketing institutions in supply managed industries are evolving due to broad globalization pressures. The output and sales decisions of chicken processing firms under two different pricing mechanisms are modeled using a linear-quadratic inventory model. Decision rules lead to structural equations that relate output and sales to their own lagged values, lagged inventories and lagged prices and cost indicators. A Generalized Method of Moments (GMM) estimator is applied to the system of equations. The null hypotheses no adjustment costs in processing and no role for inventories in marketing are rejected. We simulate the impacts of reforming the chicken pricing mechanism, moving ...