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  • O'Donnell, Roderick (ANU College of Business & Economics, 2009)
    My purpose here is to offer, in hindsight, an assessment of the significance of the dispute in terms of its two underlying issues ? the nature of economics and the role of university ideals. I write as someone who was a ...
  • He, Xuezhong; Li, You Wei (Elsevier B.V., 2007)
    Long-range dependence in volatility is one of the most prominent examples in financial market research involving universal power laws. Its characterization has recently spurred attempts to provide some explanations of the ...
  • Di Guilmi, Corrado; Gaffeo, Edoardo; Gallegati, Mauro (Vanberbilt University, 2003)
    We show that over the period 1960-1997, the range comprised between the 30th and the 85th percentiles of the world income distribution expressed in terms of GDP per capita invariably scales down as a Pareto distribution. ...
  • Fiebig, Denzil; Knox, Stephanie; Viney, Rosalie; Haas, Marion; Street, Deborah (John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2011)
    New contraceptive methods provide greater choice in terms of effectiveness, management of side-effects, convenience and frequency of administration and flexibility, but make the decisions about contraception more complex. ...
  • Goodall, Stephen; King, Madeleine; Ewing, Jane; Smith, Narelle; Kenny, Patricia (Elsevier, 2012)
    Life-threatening illnesses in young people are traumatic for patients and their families. Support services can help patients and families deal with various non-medical impacts of diagnosis, disease and treatment. The aim ...
  • Comerton-Forde, C; Putnins, Talis (Springer, 2011)
    We study the effects of closing price manipulation in an experimental market to evaluate the social harm caused by manipulation. We find that manipulators, given incentives similar to many actual manipulation cases, decrease ...
  • Petrichev, Konstantin; Thorp, Susan (Elsevier, 2008)
    As individual retirement savings accounts replace public pensions and defined benefit schemes, more retirees will decumulate using commercial income streams rather than public or corporate annuities. Here we use an ...
  • Clarke, Thomas (Oxford University Press, 2010)
    The prolonged systemic crisis in international financial markets commencing in 2007 was also a crisis in corporate governance and regulation. The apparent ascendancy of Anglo-American markets and governance institutions ...
  • Gallego, Gisselle; Van Gool, Kees; Kelleher, Dianne (Cambridge University Press, 2009)
    Objectives: Several studies have shown that a key determinant of successful health technology assessment (HTA) uptake is a clear, fair, and consistent decision-making process for the approval and introduction of health ...
  • Goodman, James (University of Sydney, 2011)
    Technological change and renewable energy are considered the scientific solution to human-generated climate change - need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions - social theory of environmental change - main drivers of emissions ...
  • Bateman, Hazel; Islam, Towhid; Louviere, Jordan; Satchell, Stephen; Thorp, Susan (Institute of Behavioral Finance, 2011)
    The impact of the global financial crisis of 2008 and 2009 on private pension assets has been severe. Asset prices crashed on a scale not seen since the Great Depression of the 1930s. The OECD estimates that global assets ...
  • Johar, Meliyanni; Rammohan, A (Journal of Developing Areas, 2011)
    In this paper, we use the nationally representative Indonesian Family Life Survey dataset (IFLS-3), to examine if access to loans from informal networks such as family and friends influences borrowing behavior in formal ...
  • Goldbaum, David (Elsevier B.V., 2006)
    A dynamic model of financial markets with learning is demonstrated to produce a selforganized system that displays critical behavior. The price contains private information that traders learn to extract and employ to ...
  • Fang, Hanming; Keane, Michael; Silverman, Dan (University of Chicago Press, 2008)
    We provide strong evidence of advantageous selection in the Medigap insurance market, and analyze its sources. Using Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) data, we find that, conditional on controls for the price of ...
  • Johar, Meliyanni; Savage, Elizabeth (Elsevier, 2012)
    In a market where insurers are not allowed to risk rate, we find evidence of advantageous selection using observed health expenditure risk. Selection is driven by income and optimism about the future. This may explain ...
  • Kenny, Patricia; Hall, Jane; King, Madeleine; Lancsar, Emily (Royal Society of Medicine Press Ltd, 2009)
    Objectives: Individuals with chronic conditions, such as asthma, on average incur high health care costs, though good control can reduce costs and improve health outcomes. However, there may be substantial variation between ...
  • Kim, Suk-Joong; Wu, Eliza (Elsevier, 2008)
    How does the sovereign credit ratings history provided by independent ratings agencies affect domestic financial sector development and international capital inflows to emerging countries? We address this question utilizing ...
  • Asada, Toichiro; Chiarella, Carl; Flaschel, Peter; Mouakil, Tarik; Proa??O, Christian; Semmler, Willi (Universitaet Kiel, Institut fuer Weltwirtschaft, 2010)
    In the last months, the world's economies were confronted with the largest economic recession since the Great Depression. The occurrence of a worldwide financial market meltdown as a consequence originally stemming from ...
  • Burgess, John; Connell, Julia; Green, Roy (University of New South Wales, 2005)
    While temporary agency work possesses several conceptual and empirical challenges for researchers, it also poses challenges for regulators. This paper considers some of these challenges concerning various definitions, ...
  • Tsirlin, Anatoly; Kazakov, Vladimir; Alimova, N; Ahremenkov, A (Znanost.org, 2005)