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The Determinants of the Corporate Hedging Decision: An Empirical Analysis
This paper is concerned with testing the hypotheses put forth by Smith and Stulz (1985) and Nance, Smith and Smithson (1993) regarding the four reasons for which a firm will hedge. In this paper, we extend the analysis ...
Oil-exporting economies and political liberalism: comparative trends and their relevance for the Canadian Political Economy
Alberta oil has enabled Canada to become the largest supplier of oil and refined products to the United States, ahead of Saudi Arabia and Mexico. However, the largest mining operations in history, is also one of the most ...
RNCM-656 Negotiations and Conflict Management
In this elective, we will introduce and examine the various conflict management and negotiation strategies and techniques. Participants will be introduced to how the application of creative thinking to conflict situations ...
Using RSS In Collaborative Course Development
RSS (for Really Simply Syndication) is a new technology for syndicating contents on the World Wide Web, whereas collaborative course development in today’s Web-based distance education is to have several professors or ...
IABC Social Media Conference
From Licensed Practical Nurse to Registered Nurse: Easing the Transition
Vocationally prepared nurses, most of whom are women, experience unique challenges when they complete a university degree program. And yet, educational research examining how educators and employers can support their ...
Weaving Digital Pathways with Blogging
Blogging allows educators and students to connect in new ways to enhance the learning experience. There are various reasons for including blogging activities including building audience awareness and a sense of community. ...
Analysis of Additive Binary Valued Cellular Automata Using Roots of Unity
This paper considers binary valued additive cellular automata rules acting on cylinders of size n in terms of circulant matrices and roots of unity. The purpose is to illustrate some of the possibilities of such an approach. ...
Markers for Navigating the New Waters of Post-Secondary Education
Alberta’s post-secondary system is constantly changing, and students have more choice than ever before in choosing a post-secondary program. They also have increasing options for where their studies and previous experience ...
Evaluating the Relative Efficiencies and Effectiveness of the Call Centre and Tutor Models of Learner Support at Athabasca University
Athabasca University is Canada’s largest distance-based, open university. Its undergraduate courses are offered mostly by individualized learning. Students can register in courses at the start of any month. They can proceed ...