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The Debate Regarding Profitability: Hotel Unit and Hotel Brand Revenue and Profit Relationships
(Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2006)
The research note explores a debate in the hotel industry regarding the relationship between hotel RevPAR and profitability, a debate around which there is a great degree of “noise.” Using a sample of 1,954 actual hotels ...
International financial institution investments in tourism and hospitality
(Journal of International Business and Cultural Studies, 2009)
International Financial Institutions (IFI’s) like World Bank Group and other regional developing banks helps reduce poverty and promote investments in less developed countries. This article outlines the role of IFI’s in ...
Do hotel managers have sufficient financial skills to help them manage their areas?
(International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2007)
Purpose – The purpose of this article is to investigate whether managers in hotels have sufficient financial skills to help them effectively manage their areas, within the context of a changing industry. Design/methodol ...
Spline function smooth support vector machine for classification
(American Institute of Mathematical Sciences, 2007-08)
This paper presents a duality theory for solving concave minimization problem and nonconvex quadratic programming problem subjected to nonlinear inequality constraints. By use of the canonical dual transformation developed ...
Pamplin, Fall 2005
(Virginia Tech, 2005)
The Fall 2005 issue of the Pamplin College of Business magazine.
Pamplin, Spring 2006
(Virginia Tech, 2006)
The Spring 2006 issue of the Pamplin College of Business magazine.
Stock market openings: Experience of emerging economies
(University of Chicago Press, 2000-01)
This article is an exploratory examination of the benefits and risks associated with opening of stock markets. Specifically, we estimate changes in the level and volatility of stock returns, inflation, and exchange rates ...
A Baker’s Dozen of Holiday and Year End Safety & Security Suggestions
December 1st of any year marks a number of things for many of us globally, regardless of where we live. The last month of the calendar year is often a time for social parties for companies and associations, as well as ...
Foreign currency - Denominated debt: An empirical examination
(University of Chicago Press, 2003-10)
We examine the determinants of debt issuance in 10 major currencies by large U. S. firms. Using the fraction of foreign subsidiaries and tests exploiting the disaggregated nature of our data, we find strong evidence that ...