• Social insecurity and the role of possessions: buying friends or replacing them? 

    Gunz, Alexander (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This dissertation extends the literatures on coping and social anxiety by suggesting that people cope with social threats not just by directly trying ...
  • Two essays on investor overconfidence and asset prices 

    Nikolic, Biljana (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This dissertation contains two essays about the impact of investor overconfidence on asset prices. The first essay examines the role of investor ...