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    • The economics of investing : risk-aversion and retirement decisions 

      Isbaner, Justine (Northern Illinois University, 1997)
      This thesis is a study of the impact that risk-aversion has on individual retirement investment decisions. The first portion of the work details the decline in Social Security and pensions plan payments over recent years. ...
    • An Examination of the benefits of Investing in Foreign Equities 

      Rea, Nathaniel (Northern Illinois University, 2007)
      As globalization increases more attention has moved to foreign markets as investors look for additional gains and diversification. Emerging markets are popular because of the low correlation with other assets. Many investors ...
    • Investing in Financially Distressed Securities 

      Fricilone, J Paul (Northern Illinois University, 2006)
      This study evaluates the specific characteristics attributed to companies that enter Chapter 11 and emerge with their stock intact. While we find no statistically significant characteristics that uniquely identify such ...