Volume 20 July 2011

KEVIN SHERIDAN, Elon University
Note from the Editor & Foreword

PAPERS

NICHOLAS A. FETT, West Chester University
The Effect of Monetary Policy on Real Growth Cycles

JEFFREY M. GOUGH, Bellarmine University
Determinants of the U.S. Household Saving Rate: An Econometric Analysis

JORDAN LIZ, Hartwick College
The Effect of Technology on Development

STEPHANIE FRANZ, Elon University
The Effects of Gas Prices on Single Mothers’ Time Use

HAU NGUYEN, St. Lawrence University
Natural Resources: A Blessing or a Curse?

FEI LIU, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law
An invisible arm of Chinese government: Why State-Owned Commercial Banks Pushed Reflation?