• Empirical analysis of household consumption behavior 

    Seol, Youn, 1973- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    The dissertation is an empirical analysis of consumer behavior using household-level data. The dissertation consists of two essays. The first essay conducts split sample test on whether household consumption responds to ...
  • FDI and economic growth: the role of stock market liberalization and trade liberalization 

    Han, Kyoung Ho, 1966- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    This paper analyzes the effect of stock market liberalization and trade liberalization on the relationship between FDI and economic growth using the data of 124 countries for the period of 1980 to 2005. To this end, I, for ...
  • Growth and volatility in inter- and intra-national data 

    Pereyra, Martin, 1976- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    Growth and economic fluctuations are negatively correlated at the country level. Least developed countries measures of output volatility are almost double the size of the developed countries counterpart. This paper provides ...