Dr. Mohammad Ashraf
There are 7 included publications by Dr. Mohammad Ashraf :
|A Critical Look at the Use of Group Projects as a Pedagogical Tool
||In business schools across the U.S. one of the most common pedagogical tools is the use of groups and group projects. “Passive” instruction, i.e., lecture only, is considered to be an inferior mode of teaching. It is suggested in this paper that the ...
|Factors Affecting Female Employment in Male-Dominated Occupations
||This article investigates the effects of age, marital status, number of children, and education on the probability of female presence in traditionally male-dominated occupations using the PUMS 1990 and PUMS 2000 data. The results indicate that being ...
|The Inflation and Output-Gap Tradeoff Debate Revisited
||In this study we use four different measures of the US output to test the hypothesis of positive correlation between output-gap and wage inflation using the Phillips curve type models. We measure output gap using a constant natural level of output as...
|Macro-Finance: Application of Financial Economic Theory for Implementing Macroeconomic Policy
||We define macrofinance as the application of traditional financial economic theory to the macro-economy postulating that macroeconomic activity results from aggregate effects of all domestic private and public saving, investment, net international tr...
|Output Convergence and the Role of Research and Development
||We ask whether failure to control for research and development (R&D) activity in an output convergence regression affects the coefficient estimates of initial output. We focus on output convergence to an economy's own steady-state growth path using t...
|A Panel Data Analysis of the Lucas Hypothesis
||In this study we have attempted to verify one of the implications of the Lucas (1973) hypothesis using two-digit industry-level panel data for the U.S. Manufacturing Sector. The hypothesis states that the higher the nominal demand volatility, the low...
|Ricardian Equivalence: Evidence from South American Countries
||This study deals with the intergenerational effect of national debt. We try to find out whether the government deficit incurred today has any adverse effect on the generations to come. More specifically, this study tests the notion that any deficit...