ARTICLE | Journal of Emerging Market Finance | Vol.10, 2011
To study the role of elections in financial market instability, we focus on the role of credit risk pricing during elections from 2004 to 2007 in 13 emerging market economies...
Keywords: Emerging markets, credit default swaps, sovereign debt, elections
Ting Ren, Zheng Wang
ARTICLE | Nankai Business Review International | Vol. 2 No. 2, 2011
Purpose – This paper proposes an examination of the relationship between female participation in top management teams and firm performance in the emerging Chinese private economy...
Keywords: Women executives, Company performance, Human capital, Senior management, Private sector organizations, China
ARTICLE | Review of International Economics | Vol. 18, 2010
Recent research (Rose 2003) has called into question the impact of the World Trade Organization on trade According to Rose, the WTO has no statistically significant impact on trade...
Keywords: WTO, trade policy, gravity model, and panel data
A Comparative Study of Allocation of Decision-making across Stakeholders Groups: the Case of Personal Care Industries
Avner BEN-NER, Ting REN
ARTICLE | Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics | 2010
The article compares the allocation of decision-making across stakeholder groups in for-profit, nonprofit and local government personal care facilities in one state in the United States...
A Modest Proposal for a Two-sided Market Clearing Institution Under Asymmetric Supply Constraints with Skewed Pricing: the Market for Adoption and Abortion in the United States
ARTICLE | Journal of Public Economic Theory | Vol. 12, 2010
This paper presents a theoretical model matching the potential supply of terminated pregnancies with the total demand for children within certain modeling constraints...
Keywords: Theoretical Model, Two-sided Market Clearing Institution
Yu Zhou and Donald R. Haurin
ARTICLE | JRER | Vol. 32, 2010
Few studies have analyzed the determinants of house value volatility at the level of individual houses...
Keywords: House Value Volatility
ARTICLE | KYKLOS | Vol. 63, February 2010
Organizations consist of members with different value systems Agency theory suggests that employees may value self-interests more than that of the organization they work for, which motivates them to avoid work responsibilities when opportunities exist...
Young Joon Park, Luís Santos-Pinto
ARTICLE | Theory and Decision | Vol. 69, 2010
This paper uses a field survey to investigate the quality of individuals’ beliefs of relative performance in tournaments...
Keywords: Tournaments, Rationality, Field Experiment
What Determines Employment Opportunity for College Graduates in China after Higher Education Reform?
Tao Li, Juyan Zhang
ARTICLE | China Economic Review | Vol. 21, 2010
Using the 2005 placement data from two separate colleges, this paper studies graduate job allocation in China after higher education reform...
Keywords: Employment, Graduate, GPA
The Effects of Environmental Factors on the Behavior of Chinese Managers in the Information Age in China
Wing S. Chow, Jane P. Wu, Allan K. K. Chan
ARTICLE | Journal of Business Ethics | Vol. 89, 2009
This paper examines the effects of environmental factors on the ethical behavior of managers using computers at work in Mainland China...
Keywords: Canonical Correlation Analysis, China, Environmental Factors, Ethical Behavior, Managers, Using Computer at Work
Li Han, Tao Li
ARTICLE | Economics of Education Review | Vol. 28, 2009
Investigations of the existence of residential peer effects in higher education has shown mixed results...
Keywords: Resource Allocation, Educational Economics
Dongming Zhu, Victoria Zinde-Walsh
ARTICLE | Journal of Econometrics | Vol.148, 2009
Our parametrization provides an interpretable role for each parameter We derive moments and moment-based measures: skewness, kurtosis, expected shortfall...
Keywords: Asymmetric distributions, Maximum likelihood estimation
Mudziviri Nziramasanga, Sanjoy Bhattacharjee, Minsoo Lee
ARTICLE | Journal of Development Studies | Vol.45, No.7, 2009
Empirical studies on self-employment uniformly cite the high mortality rate in both developed and developing countries...