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An Operational Model of QuickPay [chapter]

Pieter H. Hartel, Jake Hill, Matt Sims
2000 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The help and support of Michael Butler, John Regnault and Tim Hart is gratefully acknowledged.  ...  The present paper makes the following contributions to the understanding of micro payment systems in general, and to that of QuickPay in particular: to introduce an operational model for the Quick-Pay  ...  The model could be extended to cover more detail. The model could also be extended to study the costs of the transactions and to compare this costs to that of the tokens being processed.  ... 
doi:10.1007/10721064_2 fatcat:elqnd3zjmfazxmkfvf6ssqvrie

The End of Objector Blackmail?

Brian T. Fitzpatrick
2008 Social Science Research Network  
necessarily incurred in extending the leases on office space and the leases on equipment, extending insurance and website maintenance, picking up mail and answering inquiries about the status of claims  ...  in the cases with the largest number of class members and the largest recoveries per class member. 99 I used the negative binomial model rather than the Poisson model because the variance (.401) in the  ...  Arizona Dept. of Public Safety, No. 01-01463 (D. Ariz. July 31, 2006) Arnold v. Hawkins County, TN, No. 04-00427 (E.D. Tenn. Mar. 2, 2006) Avery v. Uniroyal Technology, No. 02-02238 (M.D. Fla.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1269037 fatcat:yzw5fkkkrvagxmhruh5wbveieq

Essays in Corporate Finance

Rachel Szymanski
We develop a model to evaluate which of two mechanisms | an increase in the cost of being public or a shift in the supply of private firm financing | can explain the decline in US public listings and changes  ...  We calibrate the model to match the data prior to 1996 and then quantify the extent to which these two mechanisms can explain the changes observed in the data.  ...  We then develop an equilibrium model of the market for private capital in which entrepreneurs endogenously choose to enter and operate as a private firm.  ... 
doi:10.1184/r1/20039687.v1 fatcat:l3ywdndfyvbufpqrdgzsx26c34