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    • The foreign direct investment - export relationship : a US-Mexico analysis using the Gravity model 

      Jones, Thomas Allen (Northern Illinois University, 2007)
      Hypothesis: Foreign direct investment can have an ambiguous effect on trade flows. Industry, country of origin, and country of destination matter in determining the effects of foreign direct investment on export flows. As ...
    • Inflation targeting : a cost/benefit analysis of the monetary policy framework 

      Barsema, Jason M. (Northern Illinois University, 2007)
      Inflation has been defined by many great economists such as Milton Friedman as a “monetary phenomenon.” Inflation can cause many adverse effects on the global economy, and history has shown central bankers that through the ...
    • Three essays in growth and development 

      Chen, Qiang, 1971- (Northern Illinois University, 2007)
      Recently a growing literature studied the possibility of beneficial brain drain (BBD) through stimulating domestic human capital formation. The first essay explores a new and potentially more important mechanism of BBD ...