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Uk Communications Provider Consumer Switching Experience Report 2015, Lissa Coffey 2015 University of South Florida

Uk Communications Provider Consumer Switching Experience Report 2015, Lissa Coffey

LissaCoffey

☑The research examined these experiences at various key stages in the switching journey, covering initial engagement with the market, assessment of switching options, decision-making on whether to switch or not, and completion among those who decided to switch. The research investigated consumer experiences at these stages in the pay TV, fixed landline, fixed broadband and mobile markets, with a particular focus on ☑ Services(UK) Analyzed: Sky - BT - Vodafone - EE ☑ Research Interests: Telecommunications Engineering, Communication, Media Studies, Wireless Communications, Community Engagement & Participation, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Information Communication Technology, Telecommunication, Electronics and communication, Communication Studies,


Alianzas Estratégicas, Guillermo Arosemena 2015

Alianzas Estratégicas, Guillermo Arosemena

Guillermo Arosemena

No abstract provided.


Chaotic Behavior In Monetary Systems: Comparison Among Different Types Of Taylor Rule, Reza Moosavi Mohseni Dr., Wenjun Zhang Dr., Jiling Cao Prof. 2015 Auckland University of Technology

Chaotic Behavior In Monetary Systems: Comparison Among Different Types Of Taylor Rule, Reza Moosavi Mohseni Dr., Wenjun Zhang Dr., Jiling Cao Prof.

Reza Moosavi Mohseni

The aim of the present study is to detect the chaotic behavior in the monetary economic relevant dynamical system. The study employs three different forms of Taylor rules: current, forward and backward looking. The result suggests the existence of the chaotic behavior in all three systems. In addition, the results strongly represent that using expectations in policy rule especially rational expectation hypothesis can increase the complexity of the system and leads to more chaotic behavior.


Private Value Determinations And The Potential Effect On The Future Of Research And Development, Amy L. Landers 2015 Drexel University School of Law

Private Value Determinations And The Potential Effect On The Future Of Research And Development, Amy L. Landers

Amy L. Landers

Although the promise of an emerging patent market is thought to provide future benefits to invention, innovation, and the public, this essay examines the possibility that the aggregate influence of this activity could instead destabilize patent values in a manner that mirrors the "bubble" phenomenon that occurred in certain markets in the past. To the extent that this occurs, this would destabilize the patent system and might have negative consequences for the future of investment in research, development and innovation.


The Consequences Of Plan Colombia: Domestic Drug Policies In Colombia, Brittany T. Reid 2015 Bates College

The Consequences Of Plan Colombia: Domestic Drug Policies In Colombia, Brittany T. Reid

Environmental Studies Theses

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A Study In How Linking Social Capital Functions In Community Development, Julie Burress Jordan 2015 University of Southern Mississippi

A Study In How Linking Social Capital Functions In Community Development, Julie Burress Jordan

Dissertations

This qualitative dissertation explores how linking social capital is mobilized in community development and proposes an analytical framework for studying linking social capital relationships unique from bonding and bridging social capital. Linking social capital defines those relationships that are acting to bridge individuals across institutional boundaries and can be particularly important in rural, less developed regions. Although not frequently used in empirical studies, linking capital is typically measured by counting membership in external groups or associations. This study revealed the most direct benefit from linking social capital was financial support from intermediary agencies. Additionally, linking social capital has indirect community ...


Coup D'État And International Trade, Brian Alan Childers 2015 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Coup D'État And International Trade, Brian Alan Childers

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


Three Essays In Empirical Industrial Organization And Merger Policy, Chengyan Gu 2015 Northeastern University

Three Essays In Empirical Industrial Organization And Merger Policy, Chengyan Gu

Economics Dissertations

The first chapter is titled "Endogenous Market Structure and Fixed-to-Mobile Competitionin the U.S. Telecommunications Industry." This paper develops an empirical model to examine the intramodal and intermodal competition effects within and between the wired and wireless sectors in 1997 and 2002, a period in which wired and wireless carriers entered the local market on a large scale simultaneously. A two-step procedure is proposed to address the problem caused by the fact that wireless carriers usually make entry decisions in larger geographical regions than wired carriers. The results show that compared with national CLECs, regional CLECs and wireless carriers tend ...


The Local Economic Impacts Of Horizontal Drilling In Texas, Jiapei Guo 2015 Northeastern University

The Local Economic Impacts Of Horizontal Drilling In Texas, Jiapei Guo

Economics Master's Theses

The combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing around 2003 has generated substantial local economic gains in various areas with unconventional oil and gas plays across the U.S. This paper estimates the impacts of the horizontal drilling activity on employment and other labor market outcome measures for counties in Texas from 1995 to 2012. Results suggest that the boom of horizontal drilling activities has brought increases in employment and wage and salary income, but decreases in median household income. Specifically for the period 2003 to 2012, every new horizontal drilling permit issued created on average 3.5 more jobs ...


An Analysis Of The Effects Of Financial Education On Financial Literacy And Financial Behaviors, Jamie Wagner 2015 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

An Analysis Of The Effects Of Financial Education On Financial Literacy And Financial Behaviors, Jamie Wagner

Dissertations and Theses from the College of Business Administration

This study estimates how financial education affects a person’s financial literacy score, short-term financial behaviors, and long-term financial behaviors using data from the 2012 National Financial Capability Study (NFCS). There are seven categories of financial education—high school, college, employer, high school and college, high school and employer, college and employer, and combinations of all three courses—to estimate the effectiveness of financial education. This course detail has not been studied in previous literature about financial education.

Financial education has a positive relationship with a person’s financial literacy score. Splitting the sample into groups based on education and ...


Aggregate Demand, Idle Time, And Unemployment, Pascal Michaillat, Emmanuel Saez 2015 London School of Economics and Political Science

Aggregate Demand, Idle Time, And Unemployment, Pascal Michaillat, Emmanuel Saez

Pascal Michaillat

This article develops a model of unemployment fluctuations. The model keeps the architecture of the general-disequilibrium model of Barro and Grossman (1971) but takes a matching approach to the labor and product markets instead of a disequilibrium approach. On the product and labor markets, both price and tightness adjust to equalize supply and demand. Since there are two equilibrium variables but only one equilibrium condition on each market, a price mechanism is needed to select an equilibrium. We focus on two polar mechanisms: fixed prices and competitive prices. When prices are fixed, aggregate demand affects unemployment as follows. An increase ...


Three Empirical Essays In Labor Economics, Michael Brisson 2015 Northeastern University

Three Empirical Essays In Labor Economics, Michael Brisson

Economics Dissertations

The first essay is titled "Ending Benefits for the Long-Term Unemployed; The Unreliability of Evidence from the North Carolina Experiment." This paper utilizes a natural experiment that took place on July 1, 2013, when North Carolina became the first state to deny federal aid that provided unemployment insurance for all individuals that had been out of work between 19 and 73 weeks. Six months later, the federal government followed suit by allowing the expiration of Emergency Unemployment Compensation, eliminating long term unemployment benefits for the rest of the nation. In this analysis, I develop a gross flows data set with ...


Immigration, Employment Opportunities, And Criminal Behavior [Online Appendix], Matthew Freedman, Emily Owens, Sarah Bohn 2015 Drexel University

Immigration, Employment Opportunities, And Criminal Behavior [Online Appendix], Matthew Freedman, Emily Owens, Sarah Bohn

Matthew Freedman

Online appendix for "Immigration, Employment Opportunities, and Criminal Behavior" (with Emily Owens and Sarah Bohn).

Click here for the paper.


Immigration, Employment Opportunities, And Criminal Behavior, Matthew Freedman, Emily Owens, Sarah Bohn 2015 Drexel University

Immigration, Employment Opportunities, And Criminal Behavior, Matthew Freedman, Emily Owens, Sarah Bohn

Matthew Freedman

We take advantage of provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA), which granted legal resident status to long-time unauthorized residents but created new obstacles to employment for more recent immigrants, to explore how employment opportunities affect criminal behavior. Exploiting administrative data on the criminal justice involvement of individuals in San Antonio, Texas and using a difference-in-differences strategy, we find evidence of an increase in felony charges filed against residents most likely to be affected by IRCA’s employment regulations. Our results suggest a strong relationship between access to legal jobs and criminal behavior.

Currently under review ...


App Newsletter 3, riccardo pelizzo 2015 Nazarbayev University

App Newsletter 3, Riccardo Pelizzo

riccardo pelizzo

third issue of the APP newsletter where we discuss the results of the Nigerian elections, the consequences of falling oil price, and the costs of instability


Characteristics Of Stem Success: A Survival Analysis Model Of Factors Influencing Time To Graduation Among Undergraduate Stem Majors, Riley K. Acton '15 2015 Ursinus College

Characteristics Of Stem Success: A Survival Analysis Model Of Factors Influencing Time To Graduation Among Undergraduate Stem Majors, Riley K. Acton '15

Business and Economics Honors Papers

Producing more graduates in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), as well as ensuring students complete college in a timely manner are both areas of national public policy interest. In order to improve these two outcomes, it is imperative to understand what factors lead undergraduate students to persist in, and ultimately graduate with STEM degrees. This paper uses data from the Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study, provided by The National Center of Education Statistics, to model the time to baccalaureate degree among STEM majors using a Cox proportional hazard model.


Impact Of Women Empowered Through Community Savings Groups On The Wellbeing Of Their Families: A Study From Mgubwe, Tanzania, James Kesanta, Billy Andre 2015 Southern Adventist University

Impact Of Women Empowered Through Community Savings Groups On The Wellbeing Of Their Families: A Study From Mgubwe, Tanzania, James Kesanta, Billy Andre

Interdisciplinary Journal of Best Practices in Global Development

This study explores the impact of economic empowerment among women and the well-being of their families and their communities through a community savings and loans association model. The research, conducted in Mgubwe, Tanzania, consists of 83 respondents from four villages, representing 12 Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLAs). Qualitative and quantitative data were collected using Focus Group Discussions (FGD), survey questionnaires and key in-depth interview methodologies. The findings indicated women who participate in community-based micro-lending associations have positive impacts on their children’s education, health, and livelihoods. The findings also revealed members of community savings and loans groups do not ...


Recent Periods Of Financial Turbulence On The Russian Stock Market And Their Effect On Price Correlation And Value At Risk, Alexander Logoveev, Gregory Cherinko 2015 Financial University under the Government of the RF, Moscow

Recent Periods Of Financial Turbulence On The Russian Stock Market And Their Effect On Price Correlation And Value At Risk, Alexander Logoveev, Gregory Cherinko

Undergraduate Economic Review

The aim of this article is to observe and analyze the recent periods of financial turbulence on the Russian stock market and determine their influence on the correlation coefficients between asset prices and the Value at Risk measure for a portfolio. Our task was to describe the previously observed phenomenon of correlation enlargement during times of financial crises deemed in our research as separate Black Swans. Based on up-to-date financial data analysis we determined correlation trends that can be useful in risk management and applied the Value at Risk method.


Helping A Microfinance Institution Select Its Clients: A Risk Analysis Using Social Networks, Sayantan Mitra, Varunavi Newar 2015 College of Wooster

Helping A Microfinance Institution Select Its Clients: A Risk Analysis Using Social Networks, Sayantan Mitra, Varunavi Newar

Black & Gold

This paper formulates an objective mathematical model for a Microfinance Institution (MFI) to measure the credit worthiness associated with a potential client. We use concepts from network theory to determine the credit worthiness of an individual in relation to other households in the community. We use the concept of eigenvector centrality to evaluate the relative credit worthiness in the network. The latter part of the model focuses on the absolute measures of credit worthiness such as income, ownership of assets and risk of the proposed investment. This model would help MFIs reduce the risk of borrowing by ensuring that there ...


Health Care Services And Profits: A Conflict Of Interest?, Carolyn Plump JD, Jennifer Sipe MSN, RN 2015 La Salle University

Health Care Services And Profits: A Conflict Of Interest?, Carolyn Plump Jd, Jennifer Sipe Msn, Rn

Explorer Café

No abstract provided.


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