The Duke Journal of Economics is published each year to showcase outstanding research in economics by Duke Graduate and Undergraduate students. Additional pieces will appear after their authors revise them.
We congratulate the authors of the research presented in this issue.
Charles Becker & Ed Tower, Faculty Advisors to the Journal
Dongkeun Lee, Associate Editor
Optimal Lineups in Penalty Kick Shootouts: An Empirical and Theoretical Investigation by Christian Britto and Lucas Hubbard
Understanding SME Finance: Determinants of Relationship Lending by (Sean) Suk Hyun Choi
The Determination of Newspaper Slant in Small Markets by Jordyn Gracey
Market Dynamics and the Forward Premium Anomaly: A Model of Interacting Agents by Phillips Hogan and Evan Myer
Martin Bronfenbrenner: An Economist in the American Occupation of Japan by Michael Robert Potts
The Relationship between and Geographic Distribution of Breast Cancer Statistics: Diagnosis, Survival, and Mortality in
Selected Areas in the United States,1973-2004 by Timothy Rooney
Has Tort Reform Been Effective in Abating the Medical Malpractice Crisis? An Empirical Analysis from 1991-2012 by Raj Singh and Jiten Solanki
The Impact of State and Local Government Spending on Charitable Giving in the United States by Lynn Vandendriessche
Video Game Sales: Does Diversity Pay? by Helena Wu
Monte-Carlo Simulations of GARCH, GJR-GARCH and Constatnt Volatility on NASDAQ-500 and the 10-Year Treasury by Dongkeun Lee and David Liu
Interbank Lending Rates and Monetary Policy in China by Johannes Maus