• Analysis of residential housing markets in large U.S. metropolitan areas 

    Lu, Yu, 1979- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    This paper consists of three essays focusing on the geography of U.S. residential housing markets, the role of housing attributes in the residential housing markets, as well as the housing tenure ...
  • The fiscal responsiveness to economic fluctuations 

    Kim, Jin Myung, 1970- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    In this paper I investigate the pattern of the fiscal responsiveness with economic development and the determinants of the fiscal responsiveness for 79 central governments during 1972 ~ 2007. For the analysis, I estimate ...
  • Macroeconomic trade-offs in small open economies 

    Chu, Shiou-Yen, 1979- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    This paper addresses the issue of output gap, inflation and exchange rate trade-offs in small open economies. The weights imposed on output gap, inflation rate and exchange rate in the policy objective function are estimated ...
  • Vertical integration and sabotage: evidence and regulation 

    Chikhladze, George, 1978- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    Many network industries have an upstream monopolist that sells an essential input to downstream firms. When price of access is regulated the integrated monopolist may have incentives to degrade the quality of access if it ...