• Entry biases in Cournot markets with free entry 

    Mesta Iscan, Ozlem (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    Entry biases determine whether free entry is desirable. This study examines entry biases in a Cournot market by comparing the number of free entry equilibrium firms to the number of social optimum firms. First, a homogeneous ...
  • An experimental study of the game of Nim 

    Maslar, David (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    This study is an analysis of the game of Nim. The paper is divided into two parts. The first part is a theoretical examination of the game in which the game is solved and a method of identifying the winner is presented. ...
  • On- and off-balance sheet credit risk and capital in U.S. banks: evidence of unbalanced panel data 

    Poramapojn, Pituwan, 1980- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    This study presents the relationship between capital and on- and off-balance sheet credit risk and the effectiveness of capital standards in the United States. The selected banks are commercial banks and bank holding ...
  • Three essays on the factor content of trade 

    Kim, Yeon Joon, 1973- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    This dissertation investigates the factor content of trade. This dissertation consists of three chapters that explain the factor content of trade with different methodologies. The first chapter is Demand Effects in ...
  • Three essays on trade gravity model 

    Wu, Wei, 1977- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    In chapter 1, the gravity models are revisited, for both the "old" one with which McCallum (1995) finds the famous "border puzzle," and the "new" one introduced by Anderson and van Wincoop (2003). We examine the role of ...