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    • Jansen, Dennis W.; Liu, Liqun; Rettenmaier, Andrew J. (Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas A&M University; Texas A&M University. Library, 2020-10-16)
      Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden has proposed replacing the current tax deductions on contributions to 401(k) retirement accounts with a uniform refundable tax credit that would be deposited into the taxpayer’s ...
    • Dai, Chaoyi (2020-11-16)
      In China, the soaring house prices made households form the anticipation of rising house prices. We analyzed the effect of housing policies when an expectation for the booming house market was formed. In this paper, we ...
    • Ibarra Ramirez, Raul (2011-08-08)
      This dissertation contains three applications of time series in finance and macroeconomics. The first essay compares the cumulative returns for stocks and bonds at investment horizons from one to ten years by using a test ...
    • Gronberg, Timothy J.; Jansen, Dennis W.; Taylor, Lori L. (Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas A&M University; Texas A&M University. Library, 2016-09-01)
      Texas has been part of the charter school movement since 1995, when the 74th Texas Legislature authorized the State Board of Education to establish open enrollment (OE) charter schools in the state. According to the Texas ...
    • Kersting, Erasmus K. (2010-01-16)
      My dissertation studies various questions falling into the broad context of macroeconomics and international economics. The questions have macroeconomic components because they are concerned with the behavior of aggregates. ...
    • Bullock, Ashley; Jansen, Dennis W.; Navarro, Carlos I.; Rettenmaier, Andrew J. (Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas A&M University; Texas A&M University. Library, 2020-07-15)
      This survey includes responses from businesses in the Bryan-College Station area on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on operations, employment, and financial situations. The survey, created by staff at the Private ...
    • Jansen, Dennis W.; Liu, Liqun; Rettenmaier, Andrew J. (Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas A&M University; Texas A&M University. Library, 2019-09-25)
      Healthcare reform in the form of Medicare for All, which promises to reduce health care spending by reimbursing providers at Medicare’s rates per procedure, is now receiving renewed interest. This, along with the delay ...
    • Al Zein, Eza Ghassan (Texas A&M University, 2005-11-01)
      In my dissertation, I explore the relationship between capital controls and the choice of the maturity structure of external debt in a general equilibrium setup, incorporating explicitly the role of international lenders. ...
    • Vacaflores Rivero, Diego Eduardo (2009-05-15)
      The significant restructuring of international capital flows to developing countries – in particular to Latin American countries – observed in the last quarter century has generated significant research in the area to ...
    • Kwon, Dae-Heum (2009-05-15)
      This study proposes one plausible procedure to address two methodological issues, which are common in micro- and macro- econometric analyses, for the full realization of research potential brought by recently available ...
    • Jansen, Dennis W.; Rettenmaier, Andrew J. (Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas A&M University; Texas A&M University. Library, 2021-08-24)
      The presentation includes information on: National real gross domestic product through the second quarter of 2021; ; Real personal consumption expenditures through June 2021; July’s National nonfarm employment; Texas ...
    • Jansen, Dennis W.; Rettenmaier, Andrew J. (Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas A&M University; Texas A&M University. Library, 2022-11-04)
      The presentation includes information on: The College Station-Bryan Business-Cycle Index, Business-Cycle, nonfarm employment, taxable sales, and unemployment rates through August 2022; Real total wages through the first ...
    • Jansen, Dennis W.; Rettenmaier, Andrew J. (Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas A&M University; Texas A&M University. Library, 2022-04-11)
      The presentation includes information on: The January 2022 Business-Cycle Index and Business-Cycle for College Station-Bryan; College Station-Bryan unemployment rates dropped to 3.7% in February 2022 and was tied for the ...
    • Jansen, Dennis W.; Navarro, Carlos I.; Wang, Yuanhang (Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas A&M University; Texas A&M University. Library, 2019-11-18)
      Although the term ‘college town’ may invoke idyllic images from our past, government statistics paint a different picture. College towns often appear as poverty – ridden, with unaffordable housing and low incomes. ...
    • Jansen, Dennis W.; Rettenmaier, Andrew J. (Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas A&M University; Texas A&M University. Library, 2020-07-16)
      This presentation focuses on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on College Station-Bryan and the state of Texas. The attached presentation includes information on: Updated national unemployment insurance claims for ...
    • Jansen, Dennis W.; Rettenmaier, Andrew J. (Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas A&M University; Texas A&M University. Library, 2020-08-27)
      This presentation includes information on: · The number of unemployment insurance claims in the U.S. and Texas for the week ending August 22, 2020 and August 15, 2020 for College Station-Bryan · June unemployment rates ...
    • Jansen, Dennis W.; Liu, Liqun; Rettenmaier, Andrew J. (Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas A&M University; Texas A&M University. Library, 2020-06-25)
      Motivated by the observed beef and livestock market impacts of coronavirus-caused meatpacking plant shutdowns, this paper constructs a theoretical model to study the effects of closures among downstream producers on both ...
    • Jansen, Dennis W.; Liu, Liqun; Rettenmaier, Andrew J. (Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas A&M University; Texas A&M University. Library, 2020-10-01)
      Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Covid-19 infections at meatpacking plants led to shutdowns across the United States. Beef became scarcer and with higher consumer prices, while ranchers received lower prices for their beef. ...
    • Ambs, Jonathan G. (2010-01-20)
      The purpose of my thesis is to study what factors affect the adoption of impact fees in Texas and what effects impact fees have on city budgets. This research was done using two models. The first model looked at the adoption ...
    • Jansen, Dennis W.; Kim, Sei-Wan; Kim, Young-Min; Lu, Yanxin (Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas A&M University; Texas A&M University. Library, 2022-07-05)
      In this paper, the authors investigate how the old generation income structure affects aggregate equity purchases, using Flows of Funds Accounts and Survey of Consumer Finances. Results suggest that the risk aversion that ...