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    • Does national flood insurance program participation induce housing development? 

      Dehring, Carolyn A.; Lastrapes, William D.; Eckles, David L.; Browne, Mark J. (University of Georgia, 2014-03-27)
      The objective of this study is provide estimates of the economic effects of the National Flood Insurance Program. In particular, we estimate the response of county-wide housing development in Florida to community-level ...
    • Water contamination and land prices in a mountainous landscape 

      Chamblee, John F.; Dehring, Carolyn A.; Depken, Craig A., II; Nicholson, Joseph R. (University of Georgia, 2014-04)
      In a mountainous terrain surface water contamination relates to stream flow and topography, while shallow and deep groundwater contamination flow depends on fissures in bedrock which can only be detected and predicted using ...
    • The macroeconomic consequences of remittances 

      Bahadir, Berrak; Chatterjee, Santanu; Lebesmuehlbacher, Thomas (University of Georgia, 2014-04-16)
      This paper examines the importance of borrowing constraints and the distribution of asset ownership in determining the e¤ects of remittance in ows. Using an open economy DSGE model where heterogeneous households face binding ...
    • Free to move? a network analytic approach for learning the limits to job mobility 

      Schmutte, Ian M. (University of Georgia, 2014-04-22)
      Job mobility has many overlapping determinants that are hard to characterize solely on the basis of industry or occupation transitions. Workers may match with, and move to, particular jobs on the basis of match quality, ...
    • When the parts are greater than the sum: An event study analysis of vertical, horizontal, and conglomerate mergers 

      Ellis, Nick (University of Georgia, 2014-04-28)
      I conduct an event study analysis on an initial sample of 223 mergers during a 3 year period (2011-2014) after the “Great Recession.” I first use this to shed new light on merger characteristics and effects in the post-crisis ...