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    • Characteristics and Performance of Real Estate Brokers and Salesmen in the Hawaiian Islands 

      Liu, Crocker H. (1977-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Since 1968, there has been a rapid growth rate in the number of real estate licensees. The total active licensees (brokers and salesmen) has increased 187% from June 309 1968 (3,267 licensees) to January 21, 1977 ...
    • Comments on Chapters Nine and Ten 

      Cohen, Stephen P.; Carroll, Bill (1977-01-01)
      Many of the contributors to this volume suggest in their studies that exogenous environmental change in the economic system finds its way into the housing market. Measurement of the impact of that change on the housing ...
    • Elwood Murray’s Interdisciplinary Analogue Laboratory 

      Brownell, Judi (1979-01-01)
      Elwood Murray joined the faculty of the Department of Dramatic Arts and Speech at the University of Denver in 1931 and within a year had assumed the responsibilities of chairman. The history of the department for the next ...
    • Measuring the Impact of Inner City Markets on CBD Retail Sales 

      Corgel, John B.; Hartshorn, Truman A. (1980-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Observers of Central Business District (CBD) retailing performance have reported many adjustments in recent decades. Sales have steadily declined, relatively and absolutely, since World War II. The function and ...
    • The Effect of Crime on Residential Rents and Property Values: A Comment 

      Carroll, William J. (1981-03-01)
      [Excerpt] In the Spring 1979 issue of this Journal, Mario J. Rizzo (8) presented an interesting quantitative analysis of the value placed by households on avoiding crime. He used a technique currently popular among researchers ...
    • Long-Term Effects of Firm Size on Life Insurer Mortgage Investment 

      Corgel, John B. (1981-06-01)
      In this paper the reoccurring question of whether the life insurance industry's largest insurers possess and benefit from unique mortgage investment opportunities is examined. A portfolio adjustment model is presented which ...
    • Interest Rates, Forward Commitments, and Life Insurance Company Demand for Mortgages 

      Corgel, John B. (1982-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Periodic flows of life insurance company (LIC) funds into the mortgage market result almost entirely from acceptances of forward commitment contracts negotiated months, and often years, earlier. Thus, Jaffee ...
    • Elwood Murray’s Laboratory in Interpersonal Communication 

      Brownell, Judi (1982-01-01)
      Elwood Murray's pioneering Laboratory in Interpersonal Communication was first conducted on the campus of the University of Denver in 1949. The laboratory was designed to help students internalize the principles of general ...
    • Effective Hedging of Mortgage Interest Rate Risk 

      Kolb, Robert W.; Corgel, John B.; Chiang, Raymond (1982-01-01)
      Unfortunately, the hedging effectiveness of the GNMA futures market has been diminished by a lack of understanding of the selection of proper hedge ratios. This paper presents a derivation of the optimal hedge ratio for ...
    • Judging Similarity among Strings Described By Hierarchical Trees 

      Lopes, Lola L.; Johnson, Michael D. (1982-08-01)
      The paper compares the tree-theoretical model of similarity judgement (in which the similarity between two objects is a function of the distance between them in a conceptual tree) with an averaging model of similarity ...
    • Elwood Murray's Interdisciplinary View: Expanding the Boundaries of the Speech Field 

      Brownell, Judi (1983-01-01)
      Elwood Murray believes in the interdisciplinary nature of speech and has been quick to incorporate findings from other disciplines to enhance his understanding of the communication process. This paper traces the development ...
    • Giraffes, Institutions and Neglected Firms 

      Arbel, Avner; Carvell, Steven A.; Strebel, Paul (1983-01-01)
      Certain securities - in particular, those of small capitalization firms - are generally unsuited to the investment requirements of financial institutions, hence attract minimal coverage by analysts. As a result, these ...
    • Antitrust Immunity and the Economics of Occupational Licensing 

      Johnson, Steve B.; Corgel, John B. (1983-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The proposition that the common law tends to evolve in the direction of economic efficiency has been advanced by Posner and others. This proposition implies that, over time, legal precedent which promotes efficiency ...
    • Market Intervention by the Courts: The Economics of Occupational Boundary-Setting 

      Johnson, Steven; Corgel, John B. (1983-07-01)
      [Excerpt] Market intervention by the courts may take many forms and may occur in a variety of contexts. Sometimes even the most obscure types of judicial decisions can exert a significant impact on the efficiency of exchange ...
    • Responses to Lonely Hearts Advertisements: Effects of Reported Physical Attractiveness, Physique, and Coloration 

      Lynn, Michael; Shurgot, Barbara A. (1984-01-01)
      This study employed lonely hearts advertisements to investigate the effects of reported physical appearance on interpersonal attraction. The personal advertisements in a local Columbus magazine were coded in terms of the ...
    • The Psychology of Restaurant Tipping 

      Lynn, Michael; Latané, Bibb (1984-01-01)
      Since its origins in 18th-century English pubs, tipping has become a custom involving numerous professions and billions of dollars. Knowledge of the psychological factors underlying tipping would benefit service workers, ...
    • The Impact of GNMA Futures Trading on Cash Market Volatility 

      Corgel, John B.; Gay, Gerald D. (1984-07-01)
      [Excerpt] A general conclusion that can be drawn from theoretical analyses of spot market volatility when futures markets exist is best summarized by Turnovsky [1983, p. 1364] who states "under their (theoretical studies) ...
    • Consumer Choice Strategies for Comparing Noncomparable Alternatives 

      Johnson, Michael D. (1984-12-01)
      Research on consumer choice has focused on easily comparable alternatives, a subset of the choices consumers regularly face. This paper outlines the problem and two general strategies for comparing noncomparable alternatives, ...
    • Personal Advertisements: Sources of Data about Relationships 

      Lynn, Michael; Bolig, Rosemary (1985-01-01)
      Personal advertisements are a growing means of meeting other people and establishing relationships. The variety of these advertisements makes them an excellent source of data for social science research, but this interesting ...
    • Effects of Pictures on the Organization and Recall of Social Information 

      Lynn, Michael; Shavitt, Sharon; Ostrom, Thomas (1985-01-01)
      The role of visual stimuli in the organization and recall of social information was investigated in a study that presented photographs of stimulus persons along with verbal trait descriptors. Paired with four trait descriptors ...