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US Dollar Index

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

(USA).

Geometric trade-weighted index of the external value of the dollar against a basket of ten currencies compiled by the Federal Reserve. The base of 100 was set in March ...

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US Dollar Index

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

(USA).

Geometric trade-weighted index of the external value of the dollar against a basket of ten currencies compiled by the Federal Reserve. The base of 100 was set in March ...

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US Dollar Index (USA)

Peter Moles and Nicholas Terry.

in The Handbook of International Financial Terms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 64 words.

Geometric trade-weighted index of the external value of the dollar against a basket of ten currencies compiled by the Federal

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guaranteed exchange rate warrant (USA)

Peter Moles and Nicholas Terry.

in The Handbook of International Financial Terms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 32 words.

Warrant on a foreign stock or stock index which has a fixed exchange rate against the US dollar at the

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worldscale

Peter Moles and Nicholas Terry.

in The Handbook of International Financial Terms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 30 words.

Index of tanker freight rates denominated in US dollars. It is based on key shipping routes for a ‘standard’ voyage.

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worldscale

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Index of tanker freight rates denominated in US dollars. It is based on key shipping routes for a ‘standard’ voyage. See also freight futures.

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guaranteed exchange rate warrant

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

(USA).

Warrant on a foreign stock or stock index which has a fixed exchange rate against the US dollar at the time of issue. See quantity adjusting option.

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Foreign Exchange Markets

Francis X. Diebold and Yilmaz Kamil.

in Financial and Macroeconomic Connectedness

March 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 10971 words.

The chapter studies volatility connectedness across major foreign exchange rates vis-à-vis the US dollar. The volatility connectedness increased substantially from the beginning of 2003...

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Subjective measures of socio-economic position and the wealth index: a comparative analysis

Laura D Howe, James R Hargreaves, George B Ploubidis, Bianca L De Stavola and Sharon R A Huttly.

in Health Policy and Planning

May 2011; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 6807 words.

Introduction: The wealth index is a commonly-used measure of socio-economic position (SEP) in low- and middle-income settings, but there is concern that it is strongly...

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risk-free security

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

A security which is free of the various possible sources of risk. One is the risk that the debtor may default; this is thought to be absent in the case of UK, US, and many other countries'...

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22 Evaluation of Current US Swine Selection Indexes and Indexes Designed for Chinese Pork Production.

J Cheng, D W Newcom, M M Schutz and A P Schinckel.

in Journal of Animal Science

April 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

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The objective was to compare selection indexes based on the production costs and economic values from the United States and China. Indexes with dollar...

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Introduction

Edited by Barry Eichengreen and Ricardo Hausmann.

in Other People's Money

February 2005; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics. 4685 words.

This book provides new information on the extent to which foreign debt is denominated in foreign currency; that is, it attempts to measure the incidence of original sin. It analyzes the...

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Price Explosiveness, Speculation, and Grain Futures Prices

Xiaoli L. Etienne, Scott H. Irwin and Philip Garcia.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Economic Development and Growth. 11014 words.

A recently developed testing procedure is used to detect and date-stamp explosive episodes (“bubbles”) in corn, soybean, and wheat futures markets during 2004–2013. We find that the markets...

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Cost-effectiveness of provider-based HIV partner notification in urban Malawi

Sarah E Rutstein, Lillian B Brown, Andrea K Biddle, Stephanie B Wheeler, Gift Kamanga, Pearson Mmodzi, Naomi Nyirenda, Innocent Mofolo, Nora E Rosenberg, Irving F Hoffman and William C Miller.

in Health Policy and Planning

January 2014; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 7426 words.

Provider-initiated partner notification for HIV effectively identifies new cases of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa, but is not widely implemented. Our objective was to determine whether...

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Economic burden of rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review

N. J. Cooper.

in Rheumatology

January 2000; p ublished online January 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology. 4113 words.

Objective. To summarize the state of knowledge with regard to the economic impact of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to highlight any weaknesses in the work conducted to date, so...

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Currency Crisis of Korea

Dongchul Cho and Kiseok Hong.

in Regional and Global Capital Flows

July 2001; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics. 15370 words.

This chapter examines the currency crisis of Korea. In particular, it attempts to provide some clues to the question of whether Korea was a poor victim of or a major contributor to the...

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Does Asymmetric Information Drive Capital Structure Decisions?

Sreedhar T. Bharath, Paolo Pasquariello and Guojun Wu.

in The Review of Financial Studies

August 2009; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 15999 words.

Using a novel information asymmetry index based on measures of adverse selection developed by the market microstructure literature, we test whether information asymmetry is an important...

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The Consequences of Obesity for the External Costs of Public Health Insurance in the United States

Joanna P. MacEwan, Julian M. Alston and Abigail M. Okrent.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

December 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 8203 words.

Over the past five decades in the United States, total medical expenditures and the proportion of medical expenditures financed with public funds have both increased significantly. A...

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Increasing charitable giving in the developed world

Cynthia R. Jasper and Anya Savikhin Samek.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Design of Experiments. 7192 words.

Charitable giving has continued to increase in economic importance in the developed world. For instance, in the United States, more than $335 billion—over 2 per cent of US GDP, was...

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