Browsing by Author "Ma, Jun"

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  • Chu, Chi-Yang (University of Alabama Libraries, 2017)
    Bandwidth selection plays an important role in kernel density estimation. Least-squares cross-validation and plug-in methods are commonly used as bandwidth selectors for the continuous data setting. The former is a data-driven ...
  • Patterson, Bradford (University of Alabama Libraries, 2011)
    We investigate three topics in this dissertation. In Chapter 1 we investigate a matter related to Chapter 7 non-business bankruptcy in the United States. We find that state homestead exemptions tend to have a positive ...
  • Williams, Miesha (University of Alabama Libraries, 2014)
    Economies have three investors: public investors, private investors and the foreign investors. This dissertation examines the response of each investor to economic shocks in the United States (US). Chapter 1 employs an ...
  • Stover, Joseph Edward (University of Alabama Libraries, 2017)
    In the first essay, we examine corporate inversions, which occur when companies leave the United States to save on their taxes. We gather a unique sample of 80 corporate inversion announcements to explore what drives the ...
  • Levant, Jared (University of Alabama Libraries, 2014)
    This dissertation explores the interaction of the term structure of interest rates and the macroeconomy for the United States and United Kingdom. In particular, using a dynamic factor yield curve model, the three essays ...
  • Stewart, Shamar Levaughn (University of Alabama Libraries, 2019)
    This dissertation explores modeling existing nonlinear dynamics in exchange rates and economic growth. Particularly, the three essays, herein, investigate the stability of the International Monetary Fund's Special Drawing ...
  • Zhang, Dong (University of Alabama Libraries, 2013)
    An electric power system is a meshed network which includes three major components: transmission, distribution, and demand systems. The future smart grid will be a highly intelligent electric power system that will have a ...
  • Cai, Linyuan (University of Alabama Libraries, 2013)
    The study of monetary economics encompasses a broad range of directions, and this research aims to address several different areas of monetary economics through empirical and theoretical work. The first essay uses annual ...
  • Lee, Hyejin (University of Alabama Libraries, 2012)
    The main focus of this dissertation is to find ways to improve the power in cointegration tests. This dissertation consists of three essays. In the first essay, a modified testing procedure for the Engle and Granger (1987; ...
  • Meng, Ming (University of Alabama Libraries, 2013)
    This dissertation is concerned with finding ways to improve the power of unit root tests. This dissertation consists of three essays. In the first essay, we extends the Lagrange Multiplier (LM) unit toot tests of Schmidt ...
  • Boulware, Karl David (University of Alabama Libraries, 2014)
    This dissertation is composed of three essays that measure the impact of monetary policy on non-bank credit activity by issuer, composition, and duration. The first essay measures the dynamic impact of monetary policy on ...
  • Mullinax, Stefan Christopher (University of Alabama Libraries, 2011)
    A central proposition of international trade theory is that trade allows a country to achieve a higher level of income than would otherwise be possible. Initial studies have shown evidence in support of a positive relationship ...

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