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  • Girgis, Afaf; Kelly, Brian; Boyes, Allison; Haas, Marion; Viney, Rosalie; Descallar, Joseph; Candler, Hayley; Bellamy, Douglas; Prioetto, Tony (BMJ Group, 2014)
    Introduction While there is good evidence of the effectiveness of a variety of interventions and services to prevent and/or relieve distress experienced by people affected by cancer, much of this psychosocial morbidity is ...
  • He, Changli; Silvennoinen, Annastiina; Terasvirta, Timo (Oxford University Press, 2008)
    In this paper we consider the third-moment structure of a class of time series models. It is often argued that the marginal distribution of financial time series such as returns is skewed. Therefore it is of importance to ...
  • Moschini, Giancarlo; Yerokhin, Oleg (Blackwell, 2008)
    We develop a quality ladder model to study the R&D incentive impacts of intellectual property rights with a ?research exemption? or ?experimental use? provision. The innovation process is sequential and cumulative and takes ...
  • King, Madeleine; Hall, Jane; Lanscar, Emily; Fiebig, Denzil; Hossain, Ishrat; Louviere, Jordan; Reddel, H.K.; Jenkins, Christine (John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2007)
    Effective control of asthma requires regular preventive medication. Poor medication adherence suggests that patient preferences for medications may differ from the concerns of the prescribing clinicians. This study ...
  • Dela Rama, Marie (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)
    This article seeks to contribute to greater understanding of the challenges faced by pension funds in developing countries. This paper reviews the investment decisions and strategies of two government owned pension funds ...
  • Chiarella, Carl (Butterworth-heinemann Ltd, 1986)
    Dynamic macroeconomic models incorporating perfect foresight expectations can display a dynamic instability of the saddle point type. So that unless the initial values happen to place the system on the stable arm of the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Norman, Richard; Cronin, Paula; Viney, Rosalie (Adis International, 2013)
    The EQ-5D-5L has recently been developed to improve the sensitivity of the widely used three-level version. Valuation studies are required before the use of this new instrument can be adopted. The use of discrete choice ...
  • Aryal, Gaurab; Kim, Dong-Hyuk (American Statistical Association, 2013)
    This article proposes a decision-theoretic method to choose a single reserve price for partially identified auction models, such as Haile and Tamer (2003), using data on transaction prices from English auctions. The article ...
  • Diermeier, Daniel; Keane, Michael; Merlo, Antonio (American Economic Association, 2005)
    Our main goal is to quantify the returns to a career in the United States Congress. We specify a dynamic model of career decisions of a member of Congress and estimate this model using a newly collected dataset. Given ...
  • Wilson, Patrick; Gerlach, Richard; Zurbruegg, Ralf (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2003)
    It is reasonable to suggest that a portfolio manager with direct property diversified by sector or region is more interested in strategic than in tactical asset allocation. However, even with strategic allocations of ...
  • 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. ...
  • Ching, Andrew; Imai, Susumu; Ishihara, Masakazu; Jain, Neelam (Springer, 2012)
    This paper provides a step-by-step guide to estimating infinite horizon discrete choice dynamic programming (DDP) models using a new Bayesian estimation algorithm (Imai et al., Econometrica 77:1865?1899, 2009a) (IJC). In ...
  • Gomez, Rosario; Goeree, Jacob; Holt, C (Elsevier, 2008)
    Despite the discovery of predatory intent in several widely cited antitrust cases, mall~ industrial organization economists have argued that predatory pricing is irrational alld rarely observed. For example, one of our ...
  • Geweke, John; Amisano, Gianni (Amer Economic Assoc, 2012)
    Many decision-makers in the public and private sectors routinely consult the im- plications of formal economic and statistical models in their work. Especially in large organizations and for important decisions, there ...
  • Buchmueller, Tc; Fiebig, Denzil; Jones, Glenn; Savage, Elizabeth (Elsevier, 2013)
    A basic prediction of theoretical models of insurance is that if consumers have private information abouttheir risk of suffering a loss there will be a positive correlation between risk and the level of insurancecoverage. ...
  • Blinman, Prunella; King, Madeleine; Norman, Richard; Viney, Rosalie; Stockler, Martin (Oxford University Press, 2012)
    This review provides cancer clinicians and researchers with an overview of methods for assessing preferences, with examples and recommendations for their application in oncology. Decisions about cancer treatments involve ...
  • 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 ...