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Debt relief and beyond: lessons learned and challenges ahead

2010 ChoiceReviews  
Although health services in these countries remain inadequate, they have improved over time, as indicated by data on births attended by skilled health staff, diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT) immunization  ...  Data The data on infant mortality are obtained from the demographic and health surveys (DHSs), conducted by ORC Macro in various developing countries.  ...  Source: Authors' calculations based on data from Comtrade and World Bank. 150 180 210 1 9 7 0 1 9 7 2 1 9 7 4 1 9 7 6 1 9 7 8 1 9 8 0 1 9 8 2 1 9 8 4 1 9 8 6 1 9 8 8 1 9 9 0 1 9 9 2 1 9 9 4 1 9 9 6 1 9  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.47-5132 fatcat:2qkqnrzmd5b75esm3exewpbdnq

A Partial Parameter HMM Based Clustering on Loan Repayment Data: Insights into Financial Behavior and Intent to Repay

Dibu Philip, Nandan Sudarsanam, Balaraman Ravindran
2018 Proceedings of the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences   unpublished
This study applies a modified Hidden Markov Model (HMM) based clustering which clusters repayment sequences across selected subsets of the HMM parameters.  ...  Financial institutions that provide loans are interested in understanding, as opposed to just predicting, the repayment behavior of its customers.  ...  Acknowledgement This work was supported by a funding from Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (RBC-DSAI) at IIT Madras.  ... 
doi:10.24251/hicss.2018.170 fatcat:xhkbalxr25gudkzdbiueiv7ibi

Front Matter: Volume 8745

Ivan Kadar
2013 Signal Processing, Sensor Fusion, and Target Recognition XXII  
SPIEDigitalLibrary.org Paper Numbering: Proceedings of SPIE follow an e-First publication model, with papers published first online and then in print and on CD-ROM.  ...  The CID Number appears on each page of the manuscript. The complete citation is used on the first page, and an abbreviated version on subsequent pages.  ...  FA8750-12-C-0315 Advanced Machine Learning & Statistical Inference Approaches for Big Data Analytics and Information Fusion Proprietary & Confidential  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2031900 fatcat:dwkpv5gaqfemlpqebcgmquu63i

Marrying the Macro- and Micro-Prudential Dimensions of Financial Stability

Bank for International Settlements
2001 Social Science Research Network  
The dearth of data on property prices makes it hard to test formally for their significance, although their role has been widely recognised; see BIS (1997). 42 In addition, recently Lown et al (2000) have  ...  expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the BIS. 2 It has a long history, reaching back at least to Fisher (1933), and has recently been subject to extensive theoretical modelling  ...  The views expressed are those of the authors and should not be attributed to the Reserve Bank of Australia. 2 This paper is similar in many ways to , who examines the relevance of disaster myopia for financial  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1165494 fatcat:x5er25so6bakzmjzwuff5kqv7a

Vol. 1, No. 2, August 2009

Editor IJEF
2009 International Journal of Economics and Finance  
This study uses Finnish data to first identify significant TOM and intramonth effects and second to investigate whether these anomalies arise because of the clustered major U.S. macroeconomic news announcements  ...  World-wide markets are becoming more integrated and therefore in this study we hypothesize that major U.S. macroeconomic news announcements are also the cause for the TOM and intramonth effects on the  ...  Our model Our model focuses on the improvement of the estimation of the real distribution function from the past return data.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ijef.v1n2p0 fatcat:tjz5ifbgtrfp7bdlk7yygm3bae

Private Renting vs. Mortgage Home Buying: Case of British Housing Market—A Bayesian Network and Directed Acyclic Graphs Approach

Janusz Sobieraj, Dominik Metelski
2022 Buildings  
Our study is based on longitudinal English Housing Survey (EHS) data (2008–2009 to 2019–2020, with survey years matching financial years, i.e., running April-March) and identifies flows between different  ...  His model draws on probability and risk analysis, with housing prices being the key financial variable in the model.  ...  This might require the use of machine learning tools, such as classifiers, data clustering, etc.  ... 
doi:10.3390/buildings12020189 fatcat:jdqcu75avrez5abfaar6mv5tdy

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

2002 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
AB This paper brings together two strands of the economic literature -that on the finance-growth nexus and that on capital market integration ~ and explores key issues surrounding each strand through both  ...  Tests of the cross sectional implication find considerable improvements on the performance of both the conditional CAPM and CCAPM when compared to their unconditional counterparts.  ...  characteristics data on cable companies through the nation.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900005829 fatcat:3ujwf7eg6beydavyx3ni62tdb4

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

1986 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
AB The different average and marginal consumption propensities estimated from time series data constitute a classic puzzle of the theory of consumption.  ...  Loan Repayment. Contracts. Default Penalty. Enforcement of Repayment. Cambridge MA 02138. PG 40. PR $2.00. JE 433, 121. KW International Bank Loans. Country Risk Premium. Debt Crisis.  ...  AB This paper considers the problem of testing for intra-block or intra-cluster correlation in regression disturbances that may occur when cluster or two-stage sampling data is used in regression analysis  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900000140 fatcat:g7bxaepaebdspesjezw6iuwyey

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

2004 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
Findings based on annual returns indicate SFAS 123 expense reflects on a timely basis changes in investorperceived costs associated with stock-based compensation.  ...  Domestic violence is analyzed using data on both family conflict resolution and intimate homicide rates.  ...  Hurdle rates reflect capital allocation through a division-specific capital structure.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900006240 fatcat:2dqb5tgxk5c4ta7yc367zi5un4

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

2002 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
We compute the general equilibrium willingness to pay for the changes in air quality between 1990 and 1995 using data from Southern California, an area that has experienced dramatic improvements in air  ...  It is based on a well-defined locational equilibrium model. The approach allows estimation of households' indirect utility function and the underlying distribution of household types.  ...  The data is used to estimate a cost-function-based model incorporating deposit and loan market pricing behavior.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900005519 fatcat:4dvarsjcnvhmpllinzpen2uuzq

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

1990 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
AB This paper investigates the effect of firm size and ownership structure on technology adoption decisions, using data on the electric utility industry.  ...  We argue that traditional models of technology diflusion are subject to sample selectivity biases that may overstate the effect of firm size on adoption probabilities.  ...  In particular, one would want the key results or insights of the model to remain true if adequately reexpressed in a multi-consumer setting.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900001376 fatcat:prlowme45zbbvimduicvooieom

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

2001 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
KVV Health. HMOs. Medicare. AB We examine HMO participation and enrollment in the Medicare risk market for the years 1990 to 1995.  ...  We develop a profit-maximization model of HMO behavior, which explicitly considers potential linkages between an HMO's production decision in the commercial enrollee market and its participation and production  ...  We consider the model with rank r and no restrictions on the reduced rank relations. Stoessell, Terrell  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900005398 fatcat:vp6a7tbsqvf7xb3gpis5kr2fde

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

1992 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
The issue is examined by reviewing both the relevant analytical models and the empirical evidence.  ...  We provide empirical evidence on the adoption of automated teller machines by banks that is consistent with this prediction.  ...  We also provide a partial characterization of economies with equilibria which are not anonymous constrained optimal.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900002655 fatcat:rqdkdsblmbgtzph36qdxu5t36q

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

2002 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
AB This paper takes a first look at the effect of Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRCs) on industrial R&D laboratories.  ...  Since IUCRCs depend on industry support we expect them to further the research of member companies. Our findings suggest that IUCRCs promote industry-university technology transfer.  ...  AB This paper analyses the implications of imperfect exchange rate pass-through for optimal monetary policy in a linearized open-economy dynamic general equilibrium model calibrated to euro area data.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s095100790000557x fatcat:g7kxk7aghnf6dkpsqnvz3v2kgq

Cross-Covariance Models [chapter]

2017 Encyclopedia of GIS  
Efficient tools for extracting information from geo-spatial data are crucial to organizations which make decisions based on large spatial datasets, including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration  ...  The complexity of spatial data and intrinsic spatial relationships limits the usefulness of conventional data mining techniques for extracting spatial patterns.  ...  It includes a wide variety of algorithms covering supervised learning (random forest, naive Bayes, hidden Markov models, etc.), collaborative filtering (user and item-based collaborative filtering, matrix  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-17885-1_100240 fatcat:2ojzb7es7rhofinw4abol6dgc4
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