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Journals from Business & Economics

Analysis of the Effect of Index Futures on Stock Market with a New Fama-French 3-Factor Model

Author(s): Xinyue Bei1, Yanjia Yang2, Liuling Li3, Bruce Mizrach4 ABSTRACT In this paper, the effect of Index Futures on stock market is studied. A new model, which is based on the 3-factor model in Fama and French (1993), the EGARCH-type … Continue reading

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A Model of Room Rentals in a Seasonal Hotel Illustrating Monopolistic Competition

Author:Gerald Aranoff A short article about my paper: “A Model of Room Rentals in a Seasonal Hotel Illustrating Monopolistic Competition” published in Theoretical Economics Letters Volume 4 number 2, pages 139-145 by Gerald Aranoff. July 9, 2014 We illustrate monopolist … Continue reading

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Three policy priorities for sustainable development: More equitable societies, greener economies, rights-based population policies

Author:Michael Herrmann The greatest challenge of the century is to meet the needs of current and future generations, of a large and growing world population, while at the same time ensuring the sustainability of the natural environment. The current development … Continue reading

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Population aging: Success of past policies, or next big threats to economies?

Author: Michael Herrmann Only two years ago, the world population will reach the 7 billion mark and by mid-century it will have growth to well over 9 billion, according to the latest projections. However, the global trend masks a large and … Continue reading

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Valuation of Certificates on a Straddle with Forward Start—Theory and Evidence

Author(s):Rodrigo Hernandez, Yinying Shao This paper introduces a new financial product named Certificates on a Straddle with Forward Start and provides detailed descriptions of the product specifications. It shows that the payoff of a Certificate on a Straddle with Forward Start … Continue reading

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PE Growth and Risk: Evidences from Value Investing in Thailand

Author:Paiboon Sareewiwatthana This study employed the concept of value investing, whereby PE, PEG, and PERG ratios were used for stock screening. PE is the basic price to earnings ratio; while PEG is the PE with growth incorporated. PERG is the … Continue reading

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Too Stressed at the Workplace? Ask for Flexible Working Hours

Author:Sussanna Shagvaliyeva Why flexible working hours are in trend now and who gets more benefits. Time to time we all experience stress on the work- for some stress occurs from working overtime, from pressure to meet deadlines, or from fear … Continue reading

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Am I Motivated? Working Conditions that Best Motivate Human Resource Practitioners

Human Resource Practitioners and employees in general have high desires for ownership, achievement, affiliation, competence and power and works well within an organization that foster these desired.  When employees are able to identify those factors that determine their level of … Continue reading

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The Capital Structure of Business Start-Up: Is There a Pecking Order Theory or a Reversed Pecking Order? —Evidence from the Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics

Author(s) : Hédia Fourati, Habib Affes   Source: Technology and Investment Journal 2013 vol.4 by Scientific Research Publishing ABSTRACT Using the Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics, we study if the problems of asymmetry and opacity of information, asset specificity, agency problem and signaling … Continue reading

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The Capital Structure of Business Start-Up: Is There a Pecking Order Theory or a Reversed Pecking Order?

Novice entrepreneur must think about financial theory when financing business start-up? Little empirical validation of pecking order prediction has been previously developed for a sample of business start-up. In addition, studies the role of financial theories (information opacity, agency problem, … Continue reading

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