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A theory of iterative choice in lists
In a list, alternatives appear according to an order and the decision maker follows this order to evaluate alternatives. He records the first alternative as the initial survivor and then at every stage, he compares the ...
Macroeconomic risk and hedge fund returns
This paper estimates hedge fund and mutual fund exposure to newly proposed measures of macroeconomic risk that are interpreted as measures of economic uncertainty. We find that the resulting uncertainty betas explain a ...
A universal appointment rule with patient classification for service times, no-shows and walk-ins
This study evaluates patient classification for scheduling and sequencing appointments for patients differentiated by their mean and standard deviation of service times, no-show, and walk-in probabilities. Alternative ...
Creating a real-life professional experience for undergraduates: sectoral practicum projects
In Turkey, there is a highly competitive environment for new graduates to acquire a well-paid and satisfying job position since the number of unemployed university graduates has risen dramatically over the last few decades ...
How can recessions be brought to an end? Effects of macroeconomic policy actions on durations of recession
This paper analyzes how effective macroeconomic policy actions are in ending recessions. We also investigate which structural factors help the country to experience shorter recessions. We implement survival regression ...
Poverty and intersectionality: a multidimensional look into the lives of the impoverished
Subsistence consumers are disadvantaged and marginalized on many levels, including financial deprivation, poor health, lack of access to resources, and social stigmatization. The disadvantages experienced by subsistence ...
Outpatient appointment scheduling in presence of seasonal walk-ins
(Springer Nature, 2014-04)
This study investigates appointment systems (AS), as combinations of access rules and appointment-scheduling rules, explicitly designed for dealing with walk-in seasonality. In terms of 'access rules', strategies are tested ...
Poverty in consumer culture: towards a transformative social representation
In this article, we consider the representations of poverty within consumer culture. We focus on four main themes – social exclusion, vulnerability, pleasure and contentment – that capture some of the associations that ...
Housing market dynamics with delays in the construction sector
Housing supply is subject to several types of delays. On average, it takes 6 months to get approved for a residential building permit and another 2–4 quarters to complete a construction project. We present a simple two-sector ...
Hierarchical modeling of choice concentration of US households
This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction Data Description Measures of Choice Concentration Methodology Results Interpreting θ Decomposing the Effects of Time, Number of Decisions and Concentration Preference Conclusion.
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