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    • Gamma-ray Bursts and Terrestrial Planetary Atmospheres 

      Thomas, Brian C. and Melott, Adrian L.
      We describe results of modelling the effects on Earth-like planets of long-duration gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) within a few kiloparsecs. A primary effect is generation of nitrogen oxide compounds which deplete ozone. Ozone ...
    • Gamma-Ray Bursts And The Earth Exploration Of Atmospheric Biological Climatic And Biogeochemical Effects 

      Thomas, Brian C., Melott, Adrian L., Jackman, Charles H., Laird, Claude M., Medvedev, Mikhail V., Stolarski, Richard S., Gehrels, Neil, Cannizzo, John K., Hogan, Daniel P., and Ejzak, Larissa M.
      Gamma-Ray Bursts (GRBs) are likely to have made a number of significant impacts on the Earth during the last billion years. The gamma radiation from a burst within a few kpc would quickly deplete much of the Earth's ...
    • Gamma-Ray Bursts As A Threat To Life On Earth 

      Thomas, Brian C.
      Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are likely to have made a number of significant impacts on the Earth during the last billion years. The gamma radiation from a burst within a few kiloparsecs would quickly deplete much of the Earth's ...
    • Gap attack: Eight steps to get that new hire 

      Martin, James ; Aleyne, Esmond
      Recent statements published in several quality practitioner targeted accounting publications succinctly addressed issues surrounding the talent pool of entry level managerial accountants along with industry employer ability ...
    • Gender Gap in Undergraduate Business Programs 

      Ball, Jennifer
      In the last several years there has been much scholarship in the area of the "reverse gender gap" in colleges and universities, as there have been more women than men attending and graduating from colleges and ...
    • Global E-Courses Presented Using Off the Shelf Hardware and Software: Experience from Teaching Courses Overseas 

      Boncella, Robert J.; Stoica, Michael; Yunchuan, Zhang
      The traditional "lecture to a classroom of students" paradigm is constrained by geography and is outdated in the age of globalization. Globalization creates the need to provide access to educational resources to anyone, ...
    • Globalizing Statistical Process Control and Restoring Shewhart's Methodology 

      Roach, Bill; Nelson, Ben
      Many of the operations management texts present statistical process control (SPC) in a similar manner. Control charts occur in three separate formats: xbar-charts and r-charts for variables, p-charts for attributes, and ...
    • De gustibus (non) est disputandum: From first impression to selection in employment interview 

      Florea, Liviu; Dougherty, Thomas; Valcea, Sorin; Hamdani, Maria
      This paper empirically analyzes the interviewer-interviewee interaction during semi-structured employment interviews. It searches to identify the manner in which selection decisions are influenced by interviewers' first ...
    • The Hand in Hand's story of making microfinance work for the bottom of the pyramid 

      Juma, Norma; Sequeira, Jennifer M.
      The case is about Hand in Hand (HiH) International, a global group of Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) co-founded by Percy Barnevik, a renowned Swedish business executive and Dr. Kalpana Sankar, a nuclear physicist. ...
    • Have analyst forecast properties improved after regulations? 

      Espahbodi, Hassan; Espahbodi, Pouran; Espahbodi, Reza
      Violation of securities laws and corporate scandals led to the passage of Regulation Fair Disclosure and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and to the Global Analyst Research Settlement, in early 2000. These regulations were designed ...
    • Have post-Kelo Restrictions on Eminent Domain Influenced State Economic Development? 

      Byrne, Paul F.
      The use of eminent domain for economic development purposes has long raised the ire of free-market advocates who object to its infringement on private property rights. Advocates for strong property rights are joined in ...
    • Have The Dogs Of The Dow Lost Their Bite? 

      Clevenger, Thomas; Baker, Gary
      Investors are always trying to "beat the market." One theory, which purports to beat the market, is the "Dow Dog" theory. The theory states that an investor should pick a day, a birthday, some anniversary, or the end of ...
    • Hedge fund attributes, insider behavior, and IPO volatility 

      Hull, Robert M. ; Kwak, Sungkyu ; Walker, Rosemary
      In this paper, we explore the influence of hedge fund attributes and insider ownership on volatility in the excess stock returns for 707 initial public offerings (IPOs) occurring from 2004-2010. Our sample period covers ...
    • Hedge Fund Returns, Risk and Fees and Systematic Equity Factors 

      Weigand, Robert A.; Walker, Rosemary
      We investigate the extent to which hedge funds earn alpha - the component of returns that can be attributed to manager skill - in excess of a set of systematic equity factors. We find that a 4-factor performance attribution ...
    • Hedge funds versus SEOs: A comparative analysis 

      Hull, Robert M. ; Kwal, Sungkyu ; Walker, Rosemary
      Recent research has claimed that hedge fund performance has been deteriorating over time. In this paper, we study this claim by comparing hedge fund returns with those of firms undergoing a positive corporate event. The ...
    • High Eccentricity EOQ Total Cost Function Yields JIT Results 

      Roach, Bill
      For perishable inventory, the hold cost H is much larger than anticipated by the classical EOQ formula, orders of magnitude larger. For perishable inventory, the EOQ total cost function is pointed rather than flat. This ...
    • How Withdrawal Sequence Affects The Longevity And Risk of Retirees Portfolios: Additional Evidence 

      Irons, Robert; Weigand, Robert A.
      We examine the effect of the withdrawal sequencing decision on the longevity of retirees' portfolios by comparing the strategy of consuming bond assets first with maintaining a 50/50 stock/bond portfolio and consuming stock ...
    • I Just Want to Play: Women Negotiating Gender in Golf 

      McGinnis, Lee; McQuillan, Julia; Chapple, Constance L.
      Golf does not inherently privilege men or women (physically), yet men are much more likely to participate in golf. What are the institutional and interactional barriers to women's gold participation? What strategies do ...
    • Identity Theft: A Tutorial 

      Boncella, Robert J.
      This tutorial will provide the reader with sufficient information to understand what is identity theft, how it occurs, what is the effect, and how to recover when it has occurred. In addition, information will be provided ...
    • Impact of Culture on the Purchase of Life Insurance in Latin America and the Caribbean 

      Eck, James R.; Nizovtsev, Dmitri
      In this paper, we test a number of factors as predictors for life insurance penetration rate (LIPR), but we are first and foremost interested in cultural issues.