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294507972 The influence of gender and race on the social security early retirement decision for single individuals.  
There has been an extensive amount of research into the social security early and delayed retirement decision for single individuals. The results have been mixed. This paper extends the analysis...
294507971 Student characteristics, peer effects and success in introductory economics.  
This research presents two important pedagogical findings. First, the regression model developed in this study demonstrates that high school grade point average, math entrance score on the...
294507970 Credit card accountability responsibility and disclosure act of 2009: helpful for 18- to 21-year-olds?  
The Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 went into effect April 30, 2010, making it unlawful for a credit card company to sign up an individual under the age of 21...
294507969 G7 equity index reaction to the 2008 financial crisis.  
The 2008 global financial crisis had far-reaching effects in the international equity markets. While the crisis had its origins in the US mortgage market, the resulting economic impact was...
294507968 Dynamic transaction costs and firm boundaries in the soft drink industry.  
Recent articles in the business press have drawn attention to firms integrating different stages of their supply chain. This purported increase in vertical mergers and the awarding of a Nobel...
294507967 Legal origins and state economic freedom.  
Problems associated with economic development have recently focused on the role of institutions. Arguably, the most important institutional structure is the rule of law. Previous research has...
294507966 Economic development prospects for a small island economy: the case of Guam.  
This paper focuses on key characteristics of a small island economy in order to evaluate its economic development prospects. In particular, this paper has chosen to study the economy of the island...
294507965 The unwanted effects of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) adoption on international trade and investments in developing countries.  
The year 2010 witnessed two major business phenomena in the world. First, an unprecedented degree of consensus among more than 120 countries to require or permit the use of International...
294507964 Letter from the editor.  
274409746 Fiscal policy of Sri Lanka, past and future.  
The internal conflict of Sri Lanka has seriously affected its fiscal stance and put it at the door of the bankruptcy through high fiscal deficits and sky rocketing public debt. The end of thirty...
274409745 The continuing role of Switzerland and the Swiss franc in international finance.  
Switzerland has had a long and unique role in international business and finance. Investors have historically been drawn towards Switzerland because of their trust in the stability of the...
274409744 Are my colleagues soft on (academic) crime?  
This paper uses a survey to investigate faculty perceptions about the frequency of student cheating, what kinds of behaviors should be considered cheating, and which remedies might reduce...
274409743 The impact of Indiana horse racing on the Indiana economy, a preliminary study.  
This paper reports some of the findings obtained from the survey that was recently conducted regarding the 2009 economic activity of the racing segment of the equine industry. The preliminary...
274409742 The influence of simulation performance on student interest.  
Previous studies examine the potential benefits of using classroom games and simulations, finding that their use generally increases knowledge and interest level. However, few (if any) of these...
274409741 An emerging trend in retailing: innovative use of gift cards.  
Over the last two decades, an increasing number of shoppers have started using gift cards for their retail purchases. In response to this emerging trend in shopping, more and more merchants are...
274409740 A mathematical model of pay-for-performance for a higher education institution.  
This paper develops a mathematical model of the proposed pay-for-performance award system for an institution of higher education. Two constraints are imposed to ensure the fairness of the system....
274409739 The impact of assignments on academic performance.  
We study the factors affecting the academic performance of economics students at a small Canadian university using the Ordered Probit method, with Ordinary Least Squares and the Propensity...
274409738 Letter from the editor.  
274409737 Dollars versus the euro: will dollar be the dominant currency in ten years' time?  
The purpose of this article is to figure out which between the euro and the US dollar is more likely to be the dominant currency in ten years' time. There are a lot of criteria to take into...
274409736 Important, and often overlooked, aspects of market equilibrium.  
This paper considers an explicitly normative aspect of market equilibrium often overlooked in principles-level instruction: the notion that market equilibrium makes more people "better off"...
274409735 Comparing perspectives about the global economic crisis: a cross-cultural study.  
Individuals' perceptions about global events are often influenced by their culture and history. This paper examines and compares the views of German and American university students about...
274409734 Growth in the number of firms and the economic freedom index in a dynamic model of the U.S. states.  
The Economic Freedom of North America index (EFNA) is positively and significantly related to state economic attainment variables. Using Arrelano-Bond (Arellano and Bond, 1991) estimation, we...
274409733 Is the size of government optimal in Pakistan?  
This study, assuming balanced budget, attempts to determine the optimal size of government in Pakistan using the Scully (1994) model for the period 1975-2008. The time series analysis reveals that...
274409732 Evaluation of financial fitness for life program and future outlook in the Mississippi Delta.  
In Fall 2008 the College Access Challenge Grant, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, chose 13 school districts in Mississippi's Delta and Southwest regions to receive the...
274409731 An appraisal of fiscal decentralization in Pakistan.  
Fiscal federalism is a controversial issue in Pakistan. Because the major heads of the revenue collection are in the federal government control, from divisible pool, these resources are then...
274409730 Economic impact of base realignment and closing on the Fort Bragg Region and the largest army base in the United States.  
The Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) initiative is expected to change the landscape of the Fort Bragg Region which encompasses the largest army base in the United States. BRAC will add...
274409729 Letter from the editor.  
256863843 The Keynesian-monetarist controversy in international economics: discriminatory power of short-run empirical tests.  
Two major theories in the area of balance of payments are the Keynesian and monetarist theories. There have been many short-run tests of the monetary approach to the balance of payments and the...
256863842 The volatility of the dollar yen exchange rate: cause and effect.  
The volatility of exchange rate between currencies has a great deal of impact on foreign trade. This is especially true of the yen/dollar exchange rate because of the trade volume between these...
256863841 High school students' academic performance and internet usage.  
Considerable controversy surrounds the effects technologies such as the Internet have on human capital accumulation. As with most media, the Internet and related services are capable of delivering...
256863840 Convergence of state and local fiscal policies: an application of panel unit root tests.  
This paper uses two panel unit root tests to show that state and local tax revenues and spending exhibit unconditional convergence between the forty-eight contiguous United States. Results from...
256863839 Fixed versus sunk costs: creating a consistent and simplified cost framework.  
Common textbook presentations of fixed and sunk costs are often unclear and theoretically inconsistent. The introduction of this inconsistency into the firm cost structure can render the...
256863838 Using current and up-to-date examples as a teaching tool in economics: a description.  
In this paper we provide a pedagogical tool to make the experience of students in an Economics course more enriching, exciting and rewarding. We promote the idea of using examples from current...
256863837 Letter from the editors.  
241861875 Victims and victors: facing the challenges of changing times.  
There is much we can learn from the textile industry, which has been particularly hard hit by globalization. This article first explores the history of the industry in America, revealing a pattern...
241861874 Comparative analysis of the levels of financial literacy among students in the U.S., Belarus, and Japan.  
This paper examines levels of financial literacy across students in the US, Belarus, and Japan. A cross country comparative analysis of the levels of financial literacy was conducted using...
241861873 Price inflation and GDP growth-what matters most? Evidence from Egypt and India.  
Egypt and India are both emerging developing countries which share some common economic features; their rate of economic growth has approximately the same trend while they both begin series of...
241861872 Attitudes of economic educators toward markets in eastern Europe & the former soviet union by reform status of the educator's country.  
This article assesses attitudes toward the market economy among educators of the Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe before and after a one-week intensive seminar in economic education....
241861871 The relationship between music and student enjoyment of economics class: how to compete with grand theft auto, crack and chlamydia!  
Making economics classes enjoyable and interesting is a challenge in today's world. One way to do so is through the use of music and lyrics. A survey of students in an Introduction to Economics...
241861870 School of study and financial literacy.  
This study examines the financial literacy of students in several schools of a metropolitan university. Comparisons are made in terms of the students overall knowledge of personal finance matters...
241861869 Has the student performance in managerial economics been affected by the class size of principles of microeconomics?  
This research focuses on the influence of the principles of microeconomics class size on students' achievement in the managerial economics course. The logistic regression results suggest that the...
241861868 Exchange rate offer curves: two examples from the headlines.  
The paper introduces an innovative graph for teaching bilateral exchange rates called currency offer curves. The currency quantities are on the axes, and the exchange rate is the ratio between...
241861867 Letter from the editor.  
241946054 Estimating the increase in wages from military service.  
Using the Current Population Survey data, the return to veterans of the all-volunteer military in the form of higher earnings is estimated using regression analysis. Males with just a high school...
241946053 The degree of consensus among economic educators in a transition economy.  
The question of consensus regarding important economic issues among economists has been studied for over 30 years in many countries with established market economies. The authors investigate the...
241946052 Use of PowerPoint slides and quizzes by economics faculty.  
This study examines faculty usage of two types of textbook supplements: PowerPoint slides and quizzes. Results suggest that the majority of faculty made Powerpoint slides available to...
241946051 Banking on students.  
This paper describes the creation of a new sequence of elective banking courses developed by a team of faculty members and senior officers from the local banking community. These officers...
241946050 The impact of multiple work arrangements on labor productivity.  
Measuring productivity is an important performance measure for decision making and resource allocation in managerial accounting. One factor which may affect labor productivity is the use of...
241946049 The effects of alcohol use on school enrollment.  
Considerable controversy surrounds the effects youth alcohol use has on educational outcomes. This article addresses the question of whether youth drinking leads, in causal ways, to lower...
241946048 The impact of gas price trends on vehicle type choice.  
When shopping for cars, customers consider several factors, including comfort, safety, and cost. Due to recent fluctuations in gas prices, fuel economy has become increasingly critical among...

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