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Best vs. All: Equity and Accuracy of Standardized Test Score Reporting

Mingzi Niu, Sampath Kannan, Aaron Roth, Rakesh Vohra
2022 2022 ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency  
The first policy (sometimes known as "super-scoring") allows students to report the max of the scores they achieve. The other policy requires that all scores be reported.  ...  We study a game theoretic model of standardized testing for college admissions. Students are of two types; High and Low. There is a college that would like to admit the High type students.  ...  We gratefully acknowledge support from NSF grants CCF-1763307 and CCF-1763349 and the Simons Collaboration on the Theory of Algorithmic Fairness.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3531146.3533121 fatcat:w3jc246u7rbmdgen6pmujxscqe

Are Ratings the Worst Form of Credit Assessment Except for All the Others?

Andreas Blöchlinger, Markus Leippold
2018 Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis  
In a theoretical model, under incomplete information in a market with publicly traded equity, we show that our approach must outperform ratings, Altman's Z-score, and Merton's distance to default.  ...  Empirically, the combined approach is indeed the most powerful predictor, and the numbers of observed defaults align well with the estimated probabilities.  ...  Table 7 : 7 Discriminatory Power: t-Values in Cross Tests Area above vs. vs. vs. vs. vs. vs.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0022109017000874 fatcat:gv6sgizeavbubjx2zbrlmocpza

Revamped Rationing of Renal Resources: Kidney Allocation in Search of Utility and Justice for All

Steven C. Kim, Thomas C. Pearson, Paul L. Tso
2015 Current Transplantation Reports  
The process to reach consensus for change required compromise between arguments for utility and equity.  ...  Important amendments to address shortcomings of the old system and projected outcomes of the new system are reviewed.  ...  Human and Animal Rights and Informed Consent This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects performed by any of the authors.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40472-015-0050-0 fatcat:suuuq26whbganep7ij4ooxvuly

Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?

Kieran M. Killeen, John W. Sipple
2005 Education Policy Analysis Archives  
(academic and non-academic) linked to rigorous learning and accountability standards.  ...  The analyses describe how such practices vary by local district context, such as community wealth and geography, and if those practices have equity implications.  ...  Principals representing 70% of all districts indicate that test scores on these exams are very important.  ... 
doi:10.14507/epaa.v13n19.2005 fatcat:7h2yq34il5bb5a74lv27nuw7u4

Is There a One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Inclusive Growth? A Case Study Analysis

Jana Bricco, Dmitry Vasilyev, Sriram Balasubramanian, Lahcen Bounader
2021 IMF Working Papers  
Some of the analysis focuses on co-operative labor markets in the Nordics, direct benefit transfers in India, the role of social assistance and commodity boom in Brazil, and the inequality puzzle in Egypt  ...  Is there a one-size-fits-all approach to inclusive growth? We look at four key case studies across advanced and emerging markets-the Nordics, India, Brazil, and Egypt-to try to answer this question.  ...  Happiness Score Denmark enjoys one of the world's highest standards of living.  ... 
doi:10.5089/9781513582368.001 fatcat:mecoii3qxfaxpoosl5fybclcim

Are All Analysts Created Equal? Industry Expertise and Monitoring Effectiveness of Financial Analysts

Daniel J. Bradley, Sinan Gokkaya, Xi Liu, Fei Xie
2014 Social Science Research Network  
Our results highlight the importance of analysts' industry expertise and suggest that not all analysts are equal in providing external monitoring. .  ...  Their presence also leads to lower CEO excess compensation and higher performance sensitivity of forced CEO turnovers.  ...  ' best interests.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2517502 fatcat:pqhbnvdltjexzfzqsf2a4cdgia

From Food Security to Nutrition Security for All [chapter]

Uma Lele, Sambuddha Goswami
2021 Food for All  
Malnutrition, in all its forms, is a critical global public health problem. Food production and consumption patterns are also the largest challenges to planetary boundaries.  ...  In addition, the chapter examines the relationship of gender inequality and nutrition, gender and obesity, nutrition transition, and the roles of changing lifestyles, food systems, and modern food chains  ...  What then is the best measure of poverty, how does it affect food insecurity and related policy and investment decisions, and how much does the measure tell us about achievements on scores of deprivations  ... 
doi:10.1093/oso/9780198755173.003.0005 fatcat:77vf3pj5afbtvjqjc5oq63pvk4

Reading All the News at the Same Time: Predicting Mid-term Stock Price Developments Based on News Momentum

Michael Hagenau, Matthias Hauser, Michael Liebmann, Dirk Neumann
2013 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
We ensure stability of our results by using two different news data sets and by analyzing both different investment horizons and aggregation times for our news momentum.  ...  News momentum can be built by aggregating tone of news over the past weeks.  ...  Figure 1 . 1 CDAX index vs. aggregates Table 1 . 1 Prediction accuracy and implied return for evaluations based on DGAP data set Accuracy of news tone momentum Table 2 . 2 Prediction accuracy and  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2013.460 dblp:conf/hicss/HagenauHLN13 fatcat:m646zoblnffwja5ys7d7bvj7xm

Sindh Education Sector Plans' Conundrums toward Enhancing Equity Access to Education for All in the Region

Muhammed Nawaz Sohoo, Hamzo khan Tagar, Sheraz Ali, Abdul Karim Tagar, Ghulam Ali Bijarni
2020 Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal  
The basic aim of the paper is to critically evaluate the Sindh school education sector plans (i.e. First plan 2014-18, and second sector plan, 2019-24) as a case study.  ...  The Study concludes that investment in the education of girls may well be the highest-return investment available in the developing world so plans, policies, and programs must be focused on access educational  ...  Sindh Education Sector Plans' Conundrums toward Enhancing Equity Access to Education for All in theRegion. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal,  ... 
doi:10.14738/assrj.72.7848 fatcat:i43e6xsunrdefidps6h2hq64q4

Vol. 2, No. 4, October 2009. All in one file

Cindy Xu
2009 International Business Research  
23/0 in standard score), is not visible.  ...  The results of the research show that there is a significant, positive and considerable relation between injustice and ACB (with the standard score of 5/0 and significant score of 06/2).  ...  While, the first differencing of series removes the non-stationary components in all cases (constant and constant with trend) and the null hypothesis of non-stationarity is clearly rejected at the 5% significance  ... 
doi:10.5539/ibr.v2n4p0 fatcat:gknfjddr4jhazfj7qzkv3wcpv4

All in the family: State capture in Tunisia

Bob Rijkers, Caroline Freund, Antonio Nucifora
2017 Journal of Development Economics  
They do not necessarily represent the views of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/World Bank and its affiliated organizations, or those of the Executive Directors of the World Bank  ...  The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed in this paper are entirely those of the authors.  ...  While only 0.2% of all private firms reporting positive output and employment were connected, they accounted for 5% of private sector output and appropriated 16% of all net private sector profits. 2 These  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jdeveco.2016.08.002 fatcat:hr5prexky5bfvgi7eeqpg7f3re

International Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 4, No. 10, October 2009, all in one PDF file

Editor IJBM
2009 International Journal of Business and Management  
As such incentive to motivate the retailer to share information and means of information monitoring and transfer need to be addressed.  ...  We have showed that shared information under ABD program can help the processor to improve the decision towards production planning and distribution.  ...  In panel A of table 15 reports cash flows is more value relevant factor than that of book values (0.55 vs. 0.27) with adjusted R 2 value of 0.37.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ijbm.v4n10p0 fatcat:7kgk45n3ebfp3jauohq6vmzyuq

Choosing Healthplans All Together: A Deliberative Exercise for Allocating Limited Health Care Resources

Susan Dorr Goold, Andrea K. Biddle, Glenn Klipp, Charles N. Hall, Marion Danis
2005 Journal of Health Politics Policy and Law  
Analyses included chi-square statistics and Ronald Fisher’s (1935) exact test for the analysis of categorical variables, and the calculations of means, standard deviations, and Student f-tests (Student  ...  When compared to individuals with health insurance, those without were more likely to report anger when they thought about the game (31.3 vs. 14.3 percent, X* = 20.14, p = .0005) and scored lower on the  ... 
doi:10.1215/03616878-30-4-563 pmid:16318163 fatcat:md4zhgmozre5ljtev5g7xcfphi

Are All Ratings Created Equal? The Impact of Issuer Size on the Pricing of Mortgage-Backed Securities

Jie He, Jun Qian, Philip E. Strahan
2012 Social Science Research Network  
Moreover, the prices of MBS sold by large issuers drop more than those sold by small issuers, and the differences are concentrated among tranches issued during 2004-2006.  ...  years of [2004][2005][2006].  ...  In all of our tests, we include issuance-year fixed effects, and we double-cluster for all tranches sold by the same issuer and in the same year to build standard errors. 7 Note that by including the issuance-year  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1512732 fatcat:x6miti4kibdltieclu2o3f2acq

Are All Ratings Created Equal? The Impact of Issuer Size on the Pricing of Mortgage-Backed Securities

JIE JACK HE, JUN QJ QIAN, PHILIP E. STRAHAN
2012 Journal of Finance  
Moreover, the prices of MBS sold by large issuers drop more than those sold by small issuers, and the differences are concentrated among tranches issued during 2004-2006.  ...  years of [2004][2005][2006].  ...  In all of our tests, we include issuance-year fixed effects, and we double-cluster for all tranches sold by the same issuer and in the same year to build standard errors. 7 Note that by including the issuance-year  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1540-6261.2012.01782.x fatcat:pmtjagy3sraatg3nkelajuwley
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