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Fiscal Discriminations in Three Wars
(American University of Sharjah, 2013-06-13)
In 1790, a U.S. paper dollar was widely held in disrepute (something shoddy was not 'worth a Continental'). By 1879, a U.S. paper dollar had become 'as good as gold.' These outcomes emerged from how the U.S. federal ...
The Logic of Fateful Choices Faced by the Leaders of Commissions of Inquiry
(American University of Sharjah, 2013-12-03)
Commission scholars have been skeptical about the reasons governments give for their appointment but have generally accepted that their relationship with government is kept armslength during their inquiry. An analytical ...
Does E-Verify Discriminate against Hispanic Citizens?
(American University of Sharjah, 2015)
The ratcheting up of immigration enforcement has resulted in a number of unintended consequences featured in the news, such as family separations. We focus on, yet, another potentially unintended consequence -namely the ...
The Logic of Fateful Leadership Choices: A Decision Framework for Aspiring 'Lebowski Young Achievers'
(American University of Sharjah, 2013-12-09)
On the Causal Link between Financial Development and Economic Growth: Case of Jordan
(American University of Sharjah, 2014-05-08)
This paper empirically examines the causal relation between financial development and economic growth in the case of Jordan for the period 1965 to 2004. That is, the paper attempts to provide answers to the following ...
Has the Financial Crisis had an Adverse Effect on Bank Competition?
(American University of Sharjah, 2015-01-25)
This article investigates whether the recent financial crisis has had any adverse impact on bank competition for 24 emerging and 25 advanced countries with large and small-size banks over the sample period 2001-2010. The ...
Religiosity, neglected risk and asset returns: theory and evidence from Islamic finance industry
(American University of Sharjah, 2018-11)
This paper studies the sociological influence of religion on the risk and return in the financial markets with particular context of Islamic finance, a rapidly emerging and expanding financial industry. The paper builds a ...
R&D Productivity following First-Time CIO Appointments
(American University of Sharjah, 2013-06-09)
Prior studies find that firms announcing the appointment of a new chief information officer (CIO) are rewarded by stock price increases, suggesting that the market expects new CIOs to add long-term value to the firm. In ...
Prize-Linked Savings Games: Theory and Experiment
(American University of Sharjah, 2018)
We introduce a game in which each player can allocate her endowment in a prize-linked savings (PLS) account, which awards a fixed prize only to a randomly chosen winner. Like Tullock's rent-seeking contest, the probability ...
Who Gets the Lion's Share? Top Management Group Pay Disparities and Powerful CEOs.
(American University of Sharjah, 2013-06-05)
While the distribution of pay across the hierarchy of corporations has received considerable critical attention, the distribution of pay within top management groups has received comparatively little. This paper contributes ...