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Victor Ricciardi is the Coordinator of Behavioral & Experimental Research for the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) at and reports directly to Dr. Michael Jensen, Harvard University, Dr. Ross Watts, MIT, and Gregg Gordon, SSRN President. Ricciardi is the current Editor for seven SSRN eJournals: 1) SSRN Behavioral & Experimental Finance eJournal; 2) SSRN Behavioral & Experimental Finance (Editor's Choice) eJournal; 3) SSRN History of Finance eJournal; 4) SSRN Behavioral & Experimental Economics eJournal; 5) SSRN Behavioral & Experimental Accounting eJournal; 6) SSRN History of Accounting eJournal; 7) ...
of individuals and institutions performing economic functions, including consumers, borrowers and investors, and their effects on market prices , returns and the resource allocation . The fields are primarily concerned with the bounds of rationality (selfishness, self-control) of economic agents . Behavioral models typically integrate insights from psychology with neo-classical economic theory . Behavioral analysts are not only concerned with the effects of market decisions but also with public choice , which describes another source of economic decisions with related biases towards promoting self-interest. Technical analysts ...
Articles of interest available online at SSRN - How Appealing
that begins, "A federal appeals court says three Seattle police officers were justified when they used a stun gun on a pregnant mother who refused to sign a traffic ticket." You can access today's ruling of a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit at this link . Posted at 04:30 PM by Howard Bashman "Arizona Federal Judge Mary H. Murguia Nominated to Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals": The Public Information Office of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued this news release today. Posted at 03:58 PM by Howard Bashman "Which Side of History?" ... market research, surveys and trends
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VIX futures are up this week, and in an interesting pattern - distant months rose more that the near months. This is an unusual pattern since most of the time the volatility and sensitivity to spot index declines as one goes out further in expiration ... Posted on Sunday July 4th, 2010 at 04:41 pm in vix futures vix delta Markets fell again, S&P declining 5%, with gap on Tuesday morning and another large decline Wednesday afternoon. Volatility indexes around the world rose by almost 2 points, or 7.5%.While compiling different volatility indexes I noticed some surp ... Posted on Sunday July 4th, 2010 at 12:20 pm in vix volatility ... market research, surveys and trends


The Predictive Abilities of the New York Fed's Empire State ...
30 percent of the workforce was employed in manufacturing ... or annual sales of at least $5 million are asked to participate ..... the relatively short history of the Empire State Survey, few data are available to ... to Current Issues in Economics and Finance, is published by the Research and Statistics Group ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Ranking Law Schools: Using SSRN to Measure Scholarly Performance
of Finance, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas. ..... recent peer assessment survey was 70 percent. ..... A. History of SSRN. The Social Science Research Network was formed in 1994 to enable scholars to ... SSRN since inception are around 10.7 million, including over 3 million downloads of ... industry trends, business articles and survey research


SSRN HISTORY OF FINANCE eJOURNAL, A SECTION OF THE. FINANCIAL ECONOMICS NETWORK (FEN). OTHER ACTIVITIES: Invited Speaker, Judge Business School, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Linus Wilson - 1 the written testimony of Dr. Linus Wilson ...
May 11, 2010 ... Dr. Linus Wilson, Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Louisiana at ..... Repurchase of the TARP Warrants,” SSRN Working Paper, ... "The Biggest Warrant Auction in U.S. History," Research in Business and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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How did U.S. government finance the Civil War? - Yahoo! Answers
The Civil War was expected to be short and relatively low cost.Treasury Secretary Salmon Chase initially financed the war effort by borrowing. As Northern losses mounted, it became obvious that the war would be long, bloody, and expensive.The Revenue Act of 1862 increase taxes dramatically, including the first federal income tax, the creation of the Office of Internal Revenue, and the first federal use of adhesive revenue stamps.The total cost of the war to the federal government was $3 billion, about a quarter of it financed through taxes, customs duties, and other federal revenues.The purpose of this paper is to describe the ...
What European nation had the highest inflation rates in the 1930s ...
The famous German hyperinflation took place in 1923-24. At the risk of stating the obvious, this was in the 1920s, and not in the 1930s. The 1930s was the era of the Great Depression. During a depression, there is little demand for goods or labour. That is why, during the 1930s, there was general deflation (falling prices) in most countries. Inflation, in other words, was negative. In Germany, for example, between 1925 and 1938 the Consumer Price Index fell on average by 1.87% each year. In the United States, it fell by 1.62% each year. The situation was similar in most countries. However, there is one major country where ...