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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Remittances And Economic Growth In Africa, Asia, And Latin American-Caribbean Countries: A Panel Unit Root And Panel Cointegration Analysis

    This paper estimates the macroeconomic impact of remittances and some control variables such as openness of the economy, capital/labor ratio, and economic freedom on the economic growth of African, Asian, and Latin American-Caribbean countries using newly developed panel unit-root tests, cointegration tests, and Panel Fully Modified OLS (PFMOLS). The authors...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    The Impact Of Governance On Economic Growth: Further Evidence For Africa

    Sub-Sahara African countries have had a checkered past when it comes to good governance and good institutions. Increasingly, economists and policy makers are recognizing the importance of good governance and institutions for economic growth and development. The NEw Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) which was initiated by the African Heads...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Tennessee's Imports

    For the first time since the mid-1980s, the Census Bureau's Foreign Trade Division is compiling U.S. import statistics at the state level. The reason for the long delay is the trickiness of these statistics. It's often an estimate, or a decision, as to which state ought to receive "Credit" for...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Dependency Ratio And The Economic Growth Puzzle In Sub-Saharan Africa

    Conventional growth theories in the literature explain the poor economic performance of African economies by stressing the inadequacy of savings, human capital, and poor institutional quality. However, the key question is how to enhance savings for the accumulation of both physical and human capital in order to spur growth. A...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Can Remittances Spur Economic Growth And Development? Evidence From Latin American Countries (LACs)

    For the last five decades, there have been heated debates on the sources of economic growth in developing economies. The perceived factors of economic growth have ranged from surplus labor to investment in human and physical capital, transfer of technological change, overseas development assistance, flow of private capital, increasing returns...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Tourism And Economic Growth In Latin American Countries (LAC): Further Empirical Evidence

    From 1995-2007, worldwide tourist arrivals increased about 68.2 percent (or an average annual growth rate of about 5.2 percent) from 534 million to 898 million (UNWTO, 2008). Over the same period, Latin America countries (Central and South America) have experienced a rise in tourist arrivals from 14.3 million to 27.9...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Barriers To Accounting As A Career Choice For African-American Students

    While the AICPA and accounting firms have recognized that an ethnically diverse profession is better able to serve its clients, diversity gains have been meager over the last 35 years. Career choices made by African-American students may cause this trend. The current study uses social cognitive career theory as a...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Information Technology Capabilities: Suggestions for SME Growth

    The manner in which Small-to-Medium-sized (SMEs) organizations grow and develop has been a focused interest of management researchers for decades. Categorizing this development into a life cycle of organizations has been a goal of researchers for understanding the problems and opportunities associated with growth. Using Kazanjian's four-stage organizational life cycle...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2006

    Information Systems Risk Assessment Methods

    Information security has increasingly become an important topic for small and big organizations alike. Although awareness and efforts towards security have increased, unfortunately, this increase does not appear to be mitigating the number or cost of incidents from either internal or external sources. One reason for the problem is that...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Information Technology Capabilities: Suggestions for SME Growth

    The manner in which Small-to-Medium-sized (SMEs) organizations grow and develop has been a focused interest of management researchers for decades. Categorizing this development into a life cycle of organizations has been a goal of researchers for understanding the problems and opportunities associated with growth. Using Kazanjian's four-stage organizational life cycle...

    Provided By Middle Tennessee State University

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Barriers To Accounting As A Career Choice For African-American Students

    While the AICPA and accounting firms have recognized that an ethnically diverse profession is better able to serve its clients, diversity gains have been meager over the last 35 years. Career choices made by African-American students may cause this trend. The current study uses social cognitive career theory as a...

    Provided By Middle Tennessee State University

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Remittances And Economic Growth In Africa, Asia, And Latin American-Caribbean Countries: A Panel Unit Root And Panel Cointegration Analysis

    This paper estimates the macroeconomic impact of remittances and some control variables such as openness of the economy, capital/labor ratio, and economic freedom on the economic growth of African, Asian, and Latin American-Caribbean countries using newly developed panel unit-root tests, cointegration tests, and Panel Fully Modified OLS (PFMOLS). The authors...

    Provided By Middle Tennessee State University

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    The Impact Of Governance On Economic Growth: Further Evidence For Africa

    Sub-Sahara African countries have had a checkered past when it comes to good governance and good institutions. Increasingly, economists and policy makers are recognizing the importance of good governance and institutions for economic growth and development. The NEw Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) which was initiated by the African Heads...

    Provided By Middle Tennessee State University

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Dependency Ratio And The Economic Growth Puzzle In Sub-Saharan Africa

    Conventional growth theories in the literature explain the poor economic performance of African economies by stressing the inadequacy of savings, human capital, and poor institutional quality. However, the key question is how to enhance savings for the accumulation of both physical and human capital in order to spur growth. A...

    Provided By Middle Tennessee State University

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Can Remittances Spur Economic Growth And Development? Evidence From Latin American Countries (LACs)

    For the last five decades, there have been heated debates on the sources of economic growth in developing economies. The perceived factors of economic growth have ranged from surplus labor to investment in human and physical capital, transfer of technological change, overseas development assistance, flow of private capital, increasing returns...

    Provided By Middle Tennessee State University

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Tourism And Economic Growth In Latin American Countries (LAC): Further Empirical Evidence

    From 1995-2007, worldwide tourist arrivals increased about 68.2 percent (or an average annual growth rate of about 5.2 percent) from 534 million to 898 million (UNWTO, 2008). Over the same period, Latin America countries (Central and South America) have experienced a rise in tourist arrivals from 14.3 million to 27.9...

    Provided By Middle Tennessee State University

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Tennessee's Imports

    For the first time since the mid-1980s, the Census Bureau's Foreign Trade Division is compiling U.S. import statistics at the state level. The reason for the long delay is the trickiness of these statistics. It's often an estimate, or a decision, as to which state ought to receive "Credit" for...

    Provided By Middle Tennessee State University

  • White Papers // Feb 2006

    Information Systems Risk Assessment Methods

    Information security has increasingly become an important topic for small and big organizations alike. Although awareness and efforts towards security have increased, unfortunately, this increase does not appear to be mitigating the number or cost of incidents from either internal or external sources. One reason for the problem is that...

    Provided By Middle Tennessee State University