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A Nonlinear IV Likelihood-Based Rank Test for Multivariate Time Series and Long Panels
(Berkeley Electronic Press, 2010)
A test for the rank of a vector error correction model (VECM) or panel VECM based on the well-known trace test is proposed. The proposed test employs instrumental variables (IV's)generated by a class of nonlinear functions ...
A Study of the Cambiata Voice
A discussion of the role of the boy's treble voice in early times is preceded with consideration of the initial role and eventual dismissal of women's voices from choral music settings. This summary is important to ...
Spillovers and Crowding Effects in a Mixed Biotech Industry: The Case of Canola
This paper develops empirical models to estimate both interfirm research spillovers and crowding effects in the canola crop research industry. The potential sources of spillover include basic research, human capital/knowledge ...
Aim High or Go Low? Pricing Strategies and Enrollment Effects when the Net Price Elasticity Varies with Need and Ability
(Journal of Higher Education, 2009)
Detailed data on individual applicants to a large public university are used to demonstrate that net price responsiveness decreases with need and ability. Enrollment effects are simulated and show a movement towards a ...
Keyboard Sight-Playing Possibilities for Improvement
The purpose of this paper is to examine some experiments related to keyboard sight-playing and related articles by successful teachers in an attempt to establish teaching techniques and procedures which will more ...
Post-Newtonian Reference Frames for Advanced Theory of the Lunar Motion and a New Generation of Lunar Laser Ranging
We construct a set of post-Newtonian reference frames for a comprehensive study of the orbital dynamics and rotational motion of Moon and Earth by means of lunar laser ranging (LLR) with the precision of one millimeter. ...
To trust or not to trust: a model for effectively governing public-private partnerships
In this article, we explain the critical role of trust in the effective management of public-private partnerships (P3s). Through a literature review of P3 management and a case study of developing and applying a social ...
Annotated bibliography 1986-1990
Family finances in urban China : evidence from a national survey
This paper presents an overview of consumer financial well-being in transitional China. It provides an up-to-date and overall description of the Chinese urban households’ assets, liabilities, income, and consumption patterns. ...
An Annotated Bibliography of Choral Techniques and Related Subjects
This paper is a collation of materials which, in the opinion of the author, are pertinent to contemporary choral practices and techniques. Section I is a list of books and their contents. ...
Socio-economic Impacts of Bt Cotton Adoption in India: evidence from panel data
(University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2015)
Several empirical studies have evaluated the farm-level and aggregate impacts of transgenic crops in developed and developing countries, however there is extensive opposition in the wider public. In particular, concerns ...
Complete Survey of Trumpet Literature
Bibliography of music literature for trumpet solo and in chamber ensemble. Also includes lists of publishers, agents, libraries, indexed articles, and books on brass and trumpets.
Weed Management Costs, Weed Best Management Practices, and the Roundup Ready® Weed Management Program
Roundup Ready® (RR) crops have been widely adopted because they provide significant benefits to growers, but glyphosate- resistant weeds threaten the sustainability of these benefits. Weed best-management practices (BMPs) ...
Adoption of Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin and Farm Profitability: Does Farm Size Matter?
This article analyzes the adoption and profitability of recombinant bovine somatotropin (rBST) in the United States. Probit model results show that location of the farm, farm size, operator age and education, and other ...
The History and Development of Music and Worship of the Stone Church 1873-1976
This paper chronicles the history of the Stone Church Congregation of the (now) Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. It focuses on the musical activities of the church through time.
An Ex Ante Analysis of the Benefits from the Adoption of Corn Rootworm Resistant Transgenic Corn Technology
If a new corn rootworm resistant transgenic corn technology had been adopted on all of the United States acres treated for corn rootworm in the year 2000, the total benefits in that year alone would have been $460 ...
A case of resistance: herbicide-tolerant soybeans in Bolivia
The Bolivian National Constitution of 2009 prohibits the commercialization of genetically modified organisms, but the decree permitting the unique event of glyphosate resistance was enacted earlier. Herbicide-tolerant ...