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Teaching Hausman And Willig Using Mathematica, Matt Bogard Dec 2007

Teaching Hausman And Willig Using Mathematica, Matt Bogard

Library Presentations, Lectures, Research Guides

Analyzing consumer welfare from observable data, or empirical demand functions has been a very controversial issue in economics. One metric often used is deadweight loss from a tax or price increase. A classic debate in economic history regarding the appropriate methodology for measuring deadweight loss involves two papers published in the American Economic Review by Jerry Hausman and Robert Willig. In ‘Consumer’s Surplus Without Apology’ Willig contends that the error in approximating deadweight loss using the observable Marshallian demand curve is small for small price changes and an acceptable practice. Hausman argues in ‘Exact Consumer’s Surplus and Deadweight ...


The Massillon Academic Success Project: An Investigation Of How Disadvantaged African American Students Can Rise Above Barriers To Academic Achievement, Oscar T. Mcknight Oct 2007

The Massillon Academic Success Project: An Investigation Of How Disadvantaged African American Students Can Rise Above Barriers To Academic Achievement, Oscar T. Mcknight

Oscar T McKnight Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


Technical Ebooks: A Solution Looking For A Problem, Peggy Cooper, Cheri Folkner, Melissa Kozel, Barbara Glackin, Richard A. Stoddart Oct 2007

Technical Ebooks: A Solution Looking For A Problem, Peggy Cooper, Cheri Folkner, Melissa Kozel, Barbara Glackin, Richard A. Stoddart

Barbara Glackin

Albertsons Library at Boise State University has been slow to move into the ebook arena for a variety of reasons including the inadequacies of simultaneous user models and the uncertainty of ebook technology. However, the most significant question for BSU has been usefulness of ebooks to their patrons. Are ebooks a passing fad or are they the answer to improved access to information? In January 2006, BSU selected a small group of technical books in an electronic format via the ProQuest Safari Tech Books Online database. This session will discuss the rational behind selecting technical books as an introduction to ...


Engaging The Spirit 2007: Topscholar™: Creating Information Possibilities, Connie Foster Aug 2007

Engaging The Spirit 2007: Topscholar™: Creating Information Possibilities, Connie Foster

TopSCHOLAR® Presentations and Reports

TopSCHOLAR™ is “The Database of Research and Creative Activity of Western Kentucky University.” It offers permanency, durability, and accessibility for discovering and storing content, such as articles, theses, conference papers, working papers, creative writing, and many other intellectual efforts of the University. TopSCHOLAR™ is indexed by Google Scholar and other metadata indexers. Each “deposit” has a permanent URL TopSCHOLAR™ supplements and complements existing information resources, and offers a publishing and archival opportunity where none existed before at one central web site.


Motor Interference On Memory Tasks, Brandy Johnson Mar 2007

Motor Interference On Memory Tasks, Brandy Johnson

Student Research Conference Select Presentations

No abstract provided.


Perceived Purpose Of Midterm Evaluations And The Effect On Student Responses, Andrew Caudill Mar 2007

Perceived Purpose Of Midterm Evaluations And The Effect On Student Responses, Andrew Caudill

Student Research Conference Select Presentations

No abstract provided.


A Study Of Environmental Factors Influencing Obesity In The Workplace, Jagdish Khubchandani, Crystal Rowland Mar 2007

A Study Of Environmental Factors Influencing Obesity In The Workplace, Jagdish Khubchandani, Crystal Rowland

Student Research Conference Select Presentations

A research project that aims to conduct focus groups in an industrial setting which will provide information to design surveys on “employees perceptions of environmental factors that influence obesity at workplace”


Group Production Manipulations Influence Decision Criteria In Group Brainstorming, Bryan Thomas Hall, Brandy Johnson Mar 2007

Group Production Manipulations Influence Decision Criteria In Group Brainstorming, Bryan Thomas Hall, Brandy Johnson

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No abstract provided.


Examinations Of Future Time Perspective, Self Determination Theory, And Self-Talk As Correlates Of Exercise Behavior, Thomas Desena Mar 2007

Examinations Of Future Time Perspective, Self Determination Theory, And Self-Talk As Correlates Of Exercise Behavior, Thomas Desena

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No abstract provided.


Attentional Focus, Intensity, & Level Of Expertise, Diana Gieske, Melissa Abo, Dustin Strupp Mar 2007

Attentional Focus, Intensity, & Level Of Expertise, Diana Gieske, Melissa Abo, Dustin Strupp

Student Research Conference Select Presentations

No abstract provided.


Topscholar Digital Research Repository@Wku, Mike Binder Feb 2007

Topscholar Digital Research Repository@Wku, Mike Binder

TopSCHOLAR® Presentations and Reports

This PowerPoint presentation was given at the Western Kentucky University’s Council of Academic Deans Research Retreat to familiarize the group with the concept of Institutional Repositories and to begin the first steps towards establishing one at WKU, to be called TopSCHOLAR™. Definitions, benefits, values, guarantees for success, and examples of content are included.