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Higher-order spectral based tests of Gaussianity, linearity, and stationarity in stock returns
This paper presents empirical examinations of three important aspects of stock returns: Gaussianity, linearity, and stationarity by applying time series tests based upon the higher-order spectra. If the stationary time ...
Testing the perfect capital mobility hypothesis
This thesis tests the premise that capital is perfectly mobile between countries and moves to the region of highest return. As a measure of capital mobility we use the correlation between saving and investment. Cross-country ...
Monopoly in telecommunications: The case of Greece
The main point of this paper is that politicians use the telecommunications industry as a tool for the implementation of social policy. In order to do this they need to control it. They control the industry by legislating ...
Increasing the noticeability of warnings: Effects of pictorial, color, signal icon and border
Because of the importance of noticeability on subsequent comprehension and compliance to warnings, guidelines suggest increasing the salience or conspicuity of warnings. Surprisingly, little research has examined different ...
The economic effects of the Maquiladoras-offshore assembly plants in Mexico
This thesis examines the impacts of the Offshore Assembly Provision (OAP) on Mexico and the United States. The first portion of the thesis notes the importance of the maquiladora program (the OAP in Mexico) to the Mexican ...
Motivated strategies in the performance appraisal process: Effects of rater accountability
Recent performance appraisal research has focused on rater cognitive processes. Instead, this research examined the effects of a motivational variable, accountability, on rater cognitive processes and on performance ratings. ...