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    • Can Perpetual Learning Explain the Forward Premium Puzzle? 

      Chakraborty, Avik, 1975-; Evans, George W., 1949- (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2006-08-28)
      Under rational expectations and risk neutrality the linear projection of exchange rate change on the forward premium has a unit coefficient. However, empirical estimates of this coefficient are significantly less than ...
    • Can word associations and affect be used as indicators of differentiation and consolidation in decision making? 

      Svenson, Ola; Slovic, Paul (Decision Research, 2002-02)
      Two studies investigated how free associations to decision alternatives could be used to describe decision processes. Choices between San Francisco and San Diego as a vacation city were investigated in the first study ...
    • Capital Controls: An Evaluation 

      Magud, Nicolas; Reinhart, Carmen M. (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2005-06-02)
      The literature on capital controls has (at least) four very serious apples-to-oranges problems: (i) There is no unified theoretical framework to analyze the macroeconomic consequences of controls; (ii) there is significant ...
    • Capital Controls: Myth and Reality, A Portfolio Balance Approach to Capital Controls 

      Magud, Nicolas; Reinhart, Carmen M.; Rogoff, Kenneth S. (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2005-11)
      The literature on capital controls has (at least) four very serious apples-to-oranges problems: (i) There is no unified theoretical framework to analyze the macroeconomic consequences of controls; (ii) there is significant ...
    • The Carrot or the Stick: Rewards, Punishments, and Cooperation 

      Andreoni, James; Harbaugh, William; Vesterlund, Lise (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2002-08-20)
      We examine rewards and punishments in a simple proposer-responder game. The proposer first makes an offer to split a fixed-sized pie. According to the 2×2 design, the responder is or is not given a costly option of increasing ...
    • Cause and Effect Theories of Attention: The Role of Conceptual Metaphors 

      Johnson, Mark, 1949-; Fernandez-Duque, Diego, 1967- (American Psychological Association, 2002-06)
      In everyday discourse, as well as in science, concepts of attention are defined by metaphors. In scientific theories these metaphors determine what attention is and what count as adequate explanations of the phenomena. ...
    • The causes of preference reversal 

      Tversky, Amos; Slovic, Paul; Kahneman, Daniel (American Economic Association, 1990)
      Observed preference reversal (PR) cannot be adequately explained by violations of independence, the reduction axiom, or transitivity. The primary cause of PR is the failure of procedure invariance, especially the overpricing ...
    • CEO Turnover and Foreign Market Participation 

      Blonigen, Bruce A. (Bruce Aloysius); Wooster, Rossitza B. (Rossitza Bouneva), 1971- (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2003-03)
      Anecdotal evidence suggests that new CEOs with foreign backgrounds direct their firms to become more international in their operations. We examine this hypothesis formally using data on U.S. S&P-500 manufacturing firms ...
    • Chaïm Perelman’s “First Philosophies and Regressive Philosophy”: Commentary and Translation 

      Frank, David A.; Bolduc, Michelle K.; Perelman, Chaim (Penn State University Press, 2003)
    • Characterizing perception of ecological risk 

      McDaniels, Timothy; Axelrod, Lawrence J.; Slovic, Paul (1995)
      Relatively little attention has been paid to the role of human perception and judgment in ecological risk management. This paper attempts to characterize perceived ecological risk, using the psychometric paradigm developed ...
    • Child Abuse: Betrayal and Disclosure 

      Foynes, M. Ming; Freyd, Jennifer J.; DePrince, Anne P. (2006-11)
      The present study examined the association between perpetrator relationship and disclosure latency (DL) for physical and emotional abuse using a survey methodology with a sample of 202 undergraduate participants. Based on ...
    • Child Sex Abuse Perpetrators Among Male University Students 

      Becker-Blease, Kathryn; Friend, Daniel; Freyd, Jennifer J. (2006-11)
      Previous studies indicate that approximately 21% of undergraduate men report attraction to “little children”, 4 – 9 % report having fantasies about sex with a child, and 5 – 6% report masturbating to these fantasies. ...
    • Childbearing, marriage and human capital investment 

      Gray, Jo Anna; Stone, Joe A. (Joe Allan), 1948-; Stockard, Jean (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2006-02)
      This paper proposes and tests a simple joint explanation for i) increases in marital and nonmarital birth rates in the United States over recent decades, ii) the dramatic rise in the share of nonmarital births, and iii) ...
    • City of Gresham: Program for a New City Hall 

      Holverstott, Brett; von Bargen, Jean E. (University of Oregon, 2009)
      As a programming class we were charged with developing a comprehensive program for a new Gresham City Hall building. We started initially researching the city of Gresham by examining past articles about the challenges the ...
    • Civic Religion and Civic Patronage 

      Nicols, John (2004)
    • The Classic anthology defined by Confucius 

      Palandri, Angela C. Y. Jung, 1926- (University of Oregon, 1955)
      book review of Ezra Pound's book
    • Climate Master Research Results 

      Climate Leadership Initiative; Mazze, Sarah, 1977-; Doppelt, Bob; Stockard, Jean; Shaddrick, Abbie (Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2008-05-07)
      In a 2007 pilot in Eugene, Oregon, the University of Oregon’s Climate Leadership Initiative trained 50 community members who conducted 600 hours of volunteer outreach reaching 1250 people through a program we developed ...
    • Cohort Effects on Nonmarital Fertility 

      Stockard, Jean; Gray, Jo Anna; O'Brien, Robert; Stone, Joe A. (Joe Allan), 1948- (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2007-05)
      The authors employ a newly developed method to disentangle age, period and cohort effects on nonmarital fertility ratios (NFR) from 1972 to 2002 for U.S. women aged 20-44 – with a focus on three specific cohort factors: ...
    • Collected Editorials 

      Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2005-01)
      This is a reprint of a 1985 book. The 1985 book contains some of the history of the organization that eventually became the International Society for Technology in Education, and of the publication that eventually became ...
    • Comment on "Imperfect Knowledge, Inflation Expectations and Monetary Policy" by Athanasios Orphanides and John C. Williams 

      Evans, George W., 1949- (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2003-03-31)
      Summarizes the Orphanides-Williams argument, locates the paper within the rapidly growing literature on learning and monetary policy, and offers specific comments on natural extensions or alternative approaches.