Theses and Dissertations-Finance and Economics
(2005-08)This paper investigates the structure of the global crude oil market and develops a model to examine U.S. demand for crude oil and to estimate the short-term price elasticity of demand for crude oil in the U.S. Historically, ...
An Analysis of Factors Affecting HCAHPS Scores and their Impact on Medicare Reimbursement to Acute Care Hospitals (2013-12)Patient responses to the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) for 2005, 2006, and 2007 were analyzed to determine if a pattern of responses correlated with overall acute care hospital ...
(2011-12)The role of workers in occupations that require high levels of creative thinking and problem solving on metropolitan area growth in the U.S. is explored. Richard Florida (2002) labeled workers in these occupations as the ...