Progress in Economics Research. Volume 46


Albert Tavidze (Editor)

Series: Progress in Economics Research

BISAC: BUS000000

This monograph consists of six chapters that each present new research in the field of economics. Chapter One discusses the new monetary policy and instruments introduced by the Fed after 2008. Chapter Two analyzes the export of liquefied natural gas from Trinidad and Tobago to the United States. Chapter Three explores population perception about the availability of bicycle lanes in São Paulo as an alternative to public transportation. Chapter Four examines the relationship between West Texas Intermediate oil prices and the United States Dollar/Trinidad and Tobago Dollar (USD/TTD) currency pair. Chapter Five aims at determining the factors affecting the choice of national pension funds investment regime in 82 countries. Lastly, Chapter Six seeks to investigate the relationship between Henry Hub natural gas prices and the USD/TTD exchange rate.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. The New Monetary Policy: Its Social Cost and Benefits
(John N. Kallianiotis – Economics/Finance Department, The Arthur J. Kania School of Management, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, US)

Chapter 2. The United States Import Demand for Trinidad and Tobago’s Liquefied Natural Gas and the Preferential Trade Under the Caribbean Basin Initiative
(Don Charles – Economic Research Consultant, University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago)

Chapter 3. Sharing Economy: Evaluating the Impact of an Alternative for Public Transportation in the City of São Paulo, Brazil
(Nelson Roberto Furquim – Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, São Paulo, Brazil)

Chapter 4. The Oil Price – Exchange Rate Nexus: A Study for Trinidad and Tobago
(Don Charles – Economic Research Consultant)

Chapter 5. Determinants of Investment Regulation of Pension Funds
(Karen Tumanyants – Volgograd Division Southern Main Branch of the Bank of Russia, Volgograd, Russia, et al.)

Chapter 6. A Student-t Copula – Wavelet Analysis of the Co-Movement between Henry Hub Natural Gas Prices and Trinidad and Tobago’s Real Exchange Rate
(Don Charles)


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