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Modeling HIV-1 Infection in the Brain: The Effect of the Blood-Brain Barrier
reservoir. We also show that the basic reproduction number largely depends on the overall effectiveness of ART, but it is not strongly affected by the rate of drug penetration through the blood-brain barrier. The effectiveness of ART depends on both...
Monetary Policies for Full Employment and Price Stability in Saudi Arabia: An Endogenous Money Approach
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
Despite being a relatively young and prosperous country, Saudi Arabia has recently suffered from substantial rises in unemployment. This dissertation thus examines the root causes for the rise in unemployment and limited ...
Multi-hazard resilience assessment of river-crossing bridges
Bridge structures are required to possess high reliability and robustness against the concurrent effect of extreme loads and environmental attacks. To achieve such interrelated goals, it is necessary to assess the system ...
Multifunctional Banking and Financial Fragility: What Should Banks Do?
This dissertation traces the evolution of the U.S. banking system since the 1980s with a specific focus on the role of the relaxation and eventual repeal of Glass-Steagall Act (GSA) on the stability of the financial ...
Three Essays on Public Money Creation, Endogenous Bank Credit Creation, and Remaining Empirical Issues: Interest Rates and Inflation
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
This dissertation examines the interconnectedness between money/credit creation and its empirical relevance to macroeconomic variables. It takes the position that the amount of money/credit created for GDP-related ...
The evolution of the U.S. financial architecture, asset prices, and the role of fiscal and monetary policy
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-06-15)
In the past years there has been increasing interest in shadow banking institutions. Economists identified the shadow banking system at the core of the 2007-2008 Global Financial Crisis and it was a key component of the ...