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Thermal Ecology of Desert Tortoises in the Eastern Mojave Desert: Seasonal Patterns of Operative and Body Temperatures, and Microhabitat Utilization
(Allen Press, 1994)
We monitored meteorological variables, daily and seasonal patterns of body temperature, corresponding operative temperatures, and microhabitat utilization by desert tortoises (Gopherus agassizii) during the 1991 and 1992 ...
The pricing of callable preferred stock
In this study, the authors use both the Black/Scholes European option model and the Barone-Adesi/Whaley American option model to estimate call option values implicit in seasoned callable preferred stock issues. Consistent ...
Ethical issues across cultures: Managing the differing perspectives of China and the USA
(MCB University Press, 1999)
US marketers know the US standard of ethics. However, that standard can lead to ethical conflict when Americans encounter the emerging market giant, China. As smaller US companies enter China, the potential for ethical ...
Behavioral Responses to Barriers by Desert Tortoises: Implications for Wildlife Management
(Allen Press, 1994)
We conducted tests on the behavioral responses of captive desert tortoises (Gopherus agassizii) to barriers and highway obstacles. Desert tortoises are slow-moving but persistent wanderers in their natural habitat. ...
Small Firm Mutual Funds: Additional Evidence on the Small Firm Effect.
Returns generated with small firm mutual fund data are used to examine the extent to which identification of a "small firm effect" is due to the difficulty in measuring the direct and indirect transaction costs involved ...
Effects of Urbanization on Brown Trout Salmo Trutta, Other Fishes and Macroinvertebrates in Valley Creek, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
(American Midland Naturalist, 1997)
We determined the effects of urbanization on fish and benthic macroinvertebrate communities of Valley Creek and its tributary, Little Valley Creek, in southeastern Pennsylvania. Brown trout (Salmo trutta) were a major ...
The international transmission of eurodollar and US interest rates: A cointegration analysis
The relationship between US and Eurodollar certificate of deposit (CD) rates for the period 1981–1988 is examined using an error correction model. Results indicate that there is a structural change in the CD rates. In the ...
Innovation, firm size and corporate finance: An initial inquiry
The empirical results presented here suggest that asset-specificity as measured by innovation may be significantly related to corporate capital structure.
Duration and Convexity of Inverse Floating Rate Bonds
(Journal of Research in Finance, 1999)
Inverse floating rate bonds introduce unusual patterns of interest rate risk into a portfolio. To help assess and manage that risk, this paper presents duration and convexity measures for inverse floating rate bonds. Both ...
A Note on Euroyen and Domestic Yen Interest Rates
(Journal of Banking and Finance, 1995)
This study examines interest rate transmission between the London Euroyen market and the Japanese domestic CD market. The results, which span 1984 through the beginning of 1993, indicate that these two interest rate series ...