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    • The Impact of Women’s Health Clinic Closures on Fertility 

      Lu, Yao; Slusky, David (MIT University Press, 2018)
      In recent years, the government of Texas has enacted multiple restrictions and funding limitations on women’s health organizations affiliated with the provision of abortion services. These policies have caused numerous ...
    • With and without the tracks: how railroad access impacts gas price elasticity 

      Kaechele, Alex; Slusky, David (Taylor & Francis, 2017-11-03)
      Since 2011, gas prices have fallen 43%, raising the question of how different communities adjust their vehicle miles traveled. Data from the National Household Travel Survey’s EPA fuel economy database and the Energy ...
    • Joint aggregation over money and credit card services under risk 

      Barnett, William A.; Su, Liting (Economics Bulletin, 2016-11-29)
      We present a measurement of the correlation between the spins of t and ¯t quarks produced in proton–antiproton collisions at the Tevatron Collider at a center-of-mass energy of 1.96TeV. We apply a matrix element technique ...
    • Second Trimester Sunlight and Asthma: Evidence from Two Independent Studies 

      Wernerfelt, Nils; Slusky, David; Zeckhauser, Richard (MIT Press, 2017-04-25)
      One in 12 Americans suffers from asthma, and its annual costs are estimated to exceed $50 billion. Yet the root causes of the disease remain unknown. A recent hypothesis posits that maternal vitamin D levels during pregnancy ...
    • Defunding women’s health clinics exacerbates Hispanic disparity in preventive care 

      Slusky, David (Elsevier, 2017-07-01)
      To prevent abortions, many states have cut funding for women’s health, reducing access, including to preventive care. Merging BRFSS data with clinic locations from a network of women’s health clinics, this paper estimates ...
    • Are Race, Ethnicity, and Medical School Affiliation Associated with NIH R01 Type Award Probability for Physician Investigators? 

      Ginther, Donna K.; Haak, Laurel L.; Schaffer, Walter T.; Kington, Raynard (Association of American Medical Colleges, 2012-11)
      PURPOSE: To analyze the relationship among NIH R01 Type 1 applicant degree, institution type, and race/ethnicity, and application award probability. METHOD: The authors used 2000–2006 data from the NIH IMPAC II grants ...
    • Advertising methods of retail hardware stores in Kansas 

      Warren, William Turner (University of Kansas, 1932)
    • Labor Impacts of the Enforcement of the Clean Water Act 

      Raff, Zach (University of Kansas, 2016-08-31)
      This dissertation is the collection of three papers that each examines a specific labor impact of the enforcement of the Clean Water Act. The chapters of the dissertation all use panel data from a unique survey of chemical ...
    • A study of oil company bonds 

      Scruggs, John Henry (University of Kansas, 1928)
    • The Wichita grain market 

      Janzen, Abraham Ewell (University of Kansas, 1927)
    • Three Essays on the Employment of Veterans 

      Ayan, Davut Emrah (University of Kansas, 2016-08-31)
      This dissertation consists of three chapters; each chapter is organized as a separate essay. All three essays focus on the effect of the military service on the civilian labor market performance of veterans. Chapter 1 ...
    • Development of the flour milling industry in Kansas 

      Johns, Vernon O. (University of Kansas, 1926)
    • The Predictability of Exchange Rates 

      Tumturk, Oguz (University of Kansas, 2016-05-31)
      This study investigates the predictability of exchange rates by using the long horizon regression approach (or sometimes called the Error Correction Model (ECM)) derived from the Vector Error Correction Model (VECM) for ...
    • Essays on Government Spending and Employment 

      Teney, Alexander (University of Kansas, 2016-05-31)
      In Chapter 1, I examine the "twin deficits" hypothesis in a new light by pooling data from highly developed open economies to create a representative global economy. Previous work on twin deficits has yielded mixed evidence ...
    • Three Essays on Divisia Monetary Aggregates and GDP Nowcasting 

      Tang, Biyan (University of Kansas, 2016-05-31)
      GDP data are published quarterly with a substantial lag, while many other monetary and financial decisions are made at higher frequencies. GDP nowcasting can evaluate the current quarter’s GDP growth rate given the available ...
    • Essays in Labor Ecnomics 

      Milakhina, Daria (University of Kansas, 2016-05-31)
      This dissertation studies various aspects of labor economics, such as subjective well-being, the effects of pronatalist policies as well as tools that are helpful for economic analysis such as using incentives in surveys. ...
    • Essays on Measuring Monetary Policy Uncertainty and Forecasting Business Cycle 

      Huang, Shangwen (University of Kansas, 2016-05-31)
      Chapter 1 is a survey paper for economists new to the field of a Monte Carlo simulation based method: particle filter. Particle filter can be applied to many flexible state space models such as non-linear, non-Gaussian, ...
    • Three Essays on Monetary Policy in Small Open and Developing Economies 

      Dawood, Taufiq Carnegie (University of Kansas, 2016-05-31)
      Abstract: This dissertation consists of three essays organized as chapters. On the first chapter, I revisit the discussions which evaluate different fluctuations of major economic variables produced by different monetary ...
    • Bringing 'Money' Back in Monetary Models of Exchange Rate 

      BHADURY, SOUMYA SUVRA (University of Kansas, 2016-05-31)
      Abstract Money overtime has been deemphasized from most of the open-economy macroeconomic models of exchange rate. The primary reason being the growing instability of money demand due to the rapid pace of the financial ...
    • Three Essays on Macroeconomics, Oil Price Fluctuations, and Credit Risks in Banking Systems 

      Alodayni, Saleh Mabruk (University of Kansas, 2015-05-31)
      This dissertation is a collection of theoretical and empirical essays on oil price fluctuations, macroeconomics, and credit risks in banking systems. The dissertation consists of three papers organized as chapters: i) ...