California Polytechnic State University

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Which Sectors Of A Modern Economy Are Most Central?

    The authors analyze input-output matrices for a wide set of countries as weighted directed networks. These graphs contain only 47 nodes, but they are almost fully connected and many have nodes with strong self-loops. They apply two measures: random walk centrality and one based on count-betweenness. These findings are intuitive....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Leontief Was Not Right After All

    Exploiting recent international data on factor usage by sector, the authors provide the first direct test of Leontief's notion of factor-specific productivity differences. This test strongly rejects Trefler's [8] generalization of Leontief's idea. Hence tests of the Heckscher-Ohlin paradigm cannot be based upon such simple technological differences across countries. Basing...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    International Productivity And Factor Price Comparisons

    Using OECD input-output tables for a diverse group of 33 countries in the year 2000, the author attempts to replicate Trefler (1993)'s findings that substantiated productivity-adjusted factor price equalization. The author computes factor payments for aggregate labor and capital using value-added data adjusted for self-employment by sector, a correction which...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Intelligent Information Management Tools in a Service-Oriented Software Environment

    This paper draws attention to the increasing need for agile and adaptive software environments that are capable of supporting rapid re-planning during the execution of time-critical operations involving commercial end-to-end supply chain transaction sequences, as well as disaster response and military missions. It is argued that such environments are currently...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Let's Take The Con Out Of Factor Content

    Factor price differences are of primary importance in explaining the factor content of trade. They reflect local scarcity, and production techniques adapt accordingly. Since capital and labor are complementary inputs in almost every industry, a country that is physically scarce in a factor may well be measured as abundant in...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    The Effect of ERP System Implementations on the Management of Earnings and Earnings Release Dates

    ERP systems have become the system of choice for the majority of publicly traded companies and have radically changed the way accounting information is processed, prepared, audited, and disseminated. In this paper, the authors examine whether ERP system implementations have affected the extent to which firms manage earnings amounts and...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Intelligent Information Management Tools in a Service-Oriented Software Environment

    This paper draws attention to the increasing need for agile and adaptive software environments that are capable of supporting rapid re-planning during the execution of time-critical operations involving commercial end-to-end supply chain transaction sequences, as well as disaster response and military missions. It is argued that such environments are currently...

    Provided By California Polytechnic State University

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    The Effect of ERP System Implementations on the Management of Earnings and Earnings Release Dates

    ERP systems have become the system of choice for the majority of publicly traded companies and have radically changed the way accounting information is processed, prepared, audited, and disseminated. In this paper, the authors examine whether ERP system implementations have affected the extent to which firms manage earnings amounts and...

    Provided By California Polytechnic State University

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Which Sectors Of A Modern Economy Are Most Central?

    The authors analyze input-output matrices for a wide set of countries as weighted directed networks. These graphs contain only 47 nodes, but they are almost fully connected and many have nodes with strong self-loops. They apply two measures: random walk centrality and one based on count-betweenness. These findings are intuitive....

    Provided By California Polytechnic State University

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Leontief Was Not Right After All

    Exploiting recent international data on factor usage by sector, the authors provide the first direct test of Leontief's notion of factor-specific productivity differences. This test strongly rejects Trefler's [8] generalization of Leontief's idea. Hence tests of the Heckscher-Ohlin paradigm cannot be based upon such simple technological differences across countries. Basing...

    Provided By California Polytechnic State University

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    International Productivity And Factor Price Comparisons

    Using OECD input-output tables for a diverse group of 33 countries in the year 2000, the author attempts to replicate Trefler (1993)'s findings that substantiated productivity-adjusted factor price equalization. The author computes factor payments for aggregate labor and capital using value-added data adjusted for self-employment by sector, a correction which...

    Provided By California Polytechnic State University

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Let's Take The Con Out Of Factor Content

    Factor price differences are of primary importance in explaining the factor content of trade. They reflect local scarcity, and production techniques adapt accordingly. Since capital and labor are complementary inputs in almost every industry, a country that is physically scarce in a factor may well be measured as abundant in...

    Provided By California Polytechnic State University