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A Meta-Analysis of Polls from the 2012 Presidential Election
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2013)
Political pundits framed the 2012 U.S. presidential election as a horserace between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. However, a number of election forecasters found that the election was always Obama’s to lose. This paper ...
Generalized Multiplicative Error Models: Asymptotic Inference and Empirical Analysis
This dissertation consists of two parts. The first part focuses on extended Multiplicative Error Models (MEM) that include two extreme cases for nonnegative series. These extreme cases are common phenomena in high-frequency ...