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    • The Hand in Hand's Story of Making Microfinance Work for the Bottom of the Pyramid 

      Juma, Norma; Sequeira, Jennifer M. (Washburn University. School of Business, 2014-10-1)
      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. ...
    • Has Excel Become a 'Golden Hammer': The Paradox of Data Analytics in SME Clusters 

      Church, Kimberly Swanson; Riley, Jennifer; Schmidt, Pam J. (Washburn University. School of Business, 2020-11-1)
      Demand for data analysis skills in the accounting profession is well documented and necessarily informs accounting curriculum and pedagogy. In this studyl, we find small and medium-sized entities (SMEs) use Excel spreadsheets ...
    • Have Analyst Forecast Properties Improved After Regulations? 

      Espahbodi, Reza; Espahbodi, Pouran; Espahbodi, Hassan (Washburn University. School of Business, 2014-10-1)
      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. (Washburn University. School of Business, 2012-09-1)
      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? 

      Baker, Gary; Clevenger, Thomas (Washburn University. School of Business, 2004-03-1)
      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 

      Walker, Rosemary; Kwak, Sungkyu; Hull, Robert M. (Washburn University. School of Business, 2017-01-1)
      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 

      Walker, Rosemary; Weigand, Robert A. (Washburn University. School of Business, 2010-09-1)
      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 Fund Stratagems and Long-Run SEO Firm Performance 

      Walker, Rosemary L.; Kwak, Sungkyu; Hull, Robert M. (Washburn University. School of Business, 2018-08-1)
      Purpose - To explore if hedge fund variables (HFVs) are associated with long-run compounded abnormal returns (CARs) for a six-year window around the offering month for firms undergoing seasoned equity offerings ...
    • Hedge Fund Variables and Short-Run SEO Returns 

      Walker, Rosemary L.; Kwak, Sungkyu; Hull, Robert M. (Washburn University. School of Business, 2017-10-1)
      This paper's purpose is to determine if hedge fund variables (HFVs) are related to short-run daily buy and hold abnormal returns (BHARs) for a 30-day window around announcement dates for seasoned equity offerings (SEOs).
    • Hedge Funds versus SEOs: A Comparative Analysis 

      Walker, Rosemary; Kwak, Sungkyu; Hull, Robert M. (Washburn University. School of Business, 2015-07-1)
      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 (Washburn University. School of Business, 2009-07-1)
      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 

      Weigand, Robert A.; Irons, Robert (Washburn University. School of Business, 2007-08-1)
      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 

      Chapple, Constance L.; McQuillan, Julia; McGinnis, Lee (Washburn University. School of Business, 2003-11-1)
      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. (Washburn University. School of Business, 2005-07-1)
      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 

      Nizovtsev, Dmitri; Eck, James R. (Washburn University. School of Business, 2004-10-1)
      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.
    • The Impact of Hedge Funds on Equity Offerings 

      Walker, Rosemary; Kwak, Sungkyu; Hull, Robert M. (Washburn University. School of Business, 2009-12-1)
      Hedge funds are a small proportion of the overall investment market, but do they have a significant impact on the market? We hypothesize that hedge funds have reduced the volatility in the seasoned equity offering (SEO) ...
    • Impact of Tax Increment Financing on Municipal Employment Growth 

      Byrne, Paul F. (Washburn University. School of Business, 2004-03-1)
      Increasingly, municipal leaders justify their use of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) by touting its role in improving municipal employment growth. However, empirical studies on TIF have limited themselves to examining the ...
    • Import Demand Elasticity and Exporter Response to Anti-Dumping Duties 

      Skiba, Alexandre; Nizovtsev, Dmitri (Washburn University. School of Business, 2010-01-1)
      When an anti-dumping duty is imposed on a foreign firm, it can either pay the duty or stop dumping by increasing the import price. Importing country's welfare depends on the foreign firm's decision. This paper presents a ...
    • Improving Transparency of Expected Losses from Pending Litigation 

      McElroy, Joseph; Moellenberndt, Richard (Washburn University. School of Business, 2004-04-1)
      The passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in 2002 has added a new dimension to transparency in financial reporting of publicly help companies. As a result of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, CEO's and CFO's are required to personally ...
    • Income Tax Winners and Losers: The Recession in Focus 

      Martin, James; Ockree, Kanalis (Washburn University. School of Business, 2012-01-1)
      From the first predictions of a recession to the end of the recovery period, economists furrow their brows and pour over reams of recession-related statistics. Reports on employment, GDP, retail sales, inflation and more ...