Professor W. Ken Farr

 

PUBLICATIONS:  Journal Articles & Proceedings

"Collusion and Financial Leverage: An Analysis of the Integrated Mill Steel Industry," Financial Management, W. Ken Farr and Richard A. Lord, Spring 2003.

"The Impact of Market Power and Operating Leverage on a Firm's Systematic Risk: An Empirical Study of the U.S. Steel Industry," W. Ken Farr, Richard A. Lord, and Lakshmi S. Narain, The Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, Volume 8, Number 6, Winter IV, 2000.

"Public Release of Information on Derivatives Related Losses By User Firms: A Test of Market Efficiency," W. Ken Farr, Richard A. Lord, and Lakshmi S. Narain, The Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, Volume 7, Number 3, Winter, 1999.

"Test of Market Efficiency Based on Information Release of Derivatives Related Losses By User Firms," W. Ken Farr, Richard A. Lord, and Lakshmi S. Narain, Collected Papers and Abstracts Of the American Academy of Accounting and Finance, Winter, 1999.

"Economic Freedom, Political Freedom, and Economic Well-Being: A Causality Analysis," W. Ken Farr, Richard A. Lord, and J. Larry Wolfenbarger, The Cato Journal, Volume 18, Number 2, Fall, 1998.

"Announcement of Derivatives Related Losses and Stock Market Reactions," W. Ken Farr, Richard A. Lord, and Lakshmi S. Narain, The Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, Volume 5, Number 2, Summer, 1998.

"Capital Structure as a Device to Enforce Price Collusion: An Empirical Analysis of Meat Packing Firms (1926-1968)," W. Ken Farr and Richard A. Lord, Abstract: American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 79, Number 5, 1997.

"The Investment--Economic Growth Nexus Reconsidered," W. Ken Farr, Richard A. Lord, and J. Larry Wolfenbarger, Papers and Proceedings, Academy of Economics and Finance, Vol 21, 1997, pp. 173-184.

"Determinants of Academic Library Faculty Earnings",W. Ken Farr and R. Neil Scott, The Southern Business and Economic Journal, October, 1996, Vol. 20, Number 1, pp. 17-30.

"Freshman Demand for Higher Education: An Empirical Study of Senior Colleges Of the University System of Georgia," W. Ken Farr, Proceedings of the Academy Of Economics and Finance, Volume 20, 1996, pp. 150-156.

"Forecasting Private Elementary and Secondary School Enrollments," W. Ken Farr and J. Larry Wolfenbarger, Proceedings of the Academy of Economics and Finance, Volume 20, 1996, pp. 157-163.

"Earnings Determinants of Library Faculty of the University System of Georgia", W. Ken Farr and R. Neil Scott, College and Research Libraries Journal, November 1995, pp. 547-558.

"An Economic Analysis of the Determinants of College Library Faculty Salaries at Senior Colleges of the University System of Georgia," W. Ken Farr and R. Neil Scott, Papers and Proceedings of the Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance, Vol. 18, 1994, pp. 234-241.

"Professional and Salary Characteristics of Librarians Employed by Senior Colleges of the University System of Georgia," R. Neil Scott, W. Ken Farr, E. Lorene Flanders, and Bonnie E. Spiers, The Southeastern Librarian, Vol. 43, No. 3, (Fall, 1993), pp. 46-50.

"An Empirical Analysis of Migration Patterns in Central Georgia," W. Ken Farr and Ken Jones, Central Georgia Business Review, Summer, 1992, pp. 13-20.

"Economic Analysis of Migration Patterns: An Empirical Study of Central Georgia," W. Ken Farr and Ken Jones, Papers and Proceedings of the Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance, Vol. 16, 1992, pp. 226-234.

"An Analysis of the Factors Used in Determining the Direction of U.S. Hog Production Decisions." W. Ken Farr, Abstract, Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 22, No. 1, July, 1990, p 205.

"Determinants of Chief Executive Officer Compensation: Some Recent Evidence for the Retail Sales and Foods Industries." W. Ken Farr and Joseph C. Samprone, Jr., Journal of Applied Business Research, Vol. 6, No. 1, Winter 1989-1990, pp. 17-23. (received the 1990 Excellence in Research/Publication Award from the Georgia College & State University Foundation)

"The Consequences of a College Prefatory and Individual Self-Evaluation Program on Achievement and Retention." W. Ken Farr, Joseph C. Samprone, Jr., and Jo Ann Jones, Midsouth Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol. 11, Special Edition, May, 1987, pp. 143-145.

"An Application of Break-even Analysis in Consideration of Volume of Sales for a Livestock Auction Barn." W. Ken Farr and Wesley N. Musser, North Central Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 6, No. 1, January, 1984, pp. 65-70.

 

PUBLICATIONS - Books/Monographs

The Structural Organization of Georgia's Hog Production Industry, W. Ken Farr and Fred B. Saunders, Agricultural Experiment Stations, University of Georgia, Research Report 503, October, 1986.

 

PRESENTED PAPERS:

"A Varying Parameter Model of Collusion in the Steel Industry," W. Ken Farr and Richard A. Lord, presented at the annual meeting of the Western Economic Association International, Denver, Colorado, July 2003.

"Oligopolistic Collusion and Capital Structure: An Analysis of the Meat Packing Industry (1926-1967)," W. Ken Farr and Richard A. Lord, presented at the annual meeting of the Financial Management Association, Toronto, Ontario, October, 2001.

"Oligopolistic Collusion and Capital Structure: An Analysis of the Meat Packing Industry (1926-1967)," W. Ken Farr and Richard A. Lord, presented at the annual meeting of Southern Economics Association, Washington, DC, November, 2000.

"Additional Evidence of the Linkages between Economic Growth and Economic Freedoms," W. Ken Farr, Richard A. Lord, and J. Larry Wolfenbarger, presented at the annual meeting of the Western Economic Association International, Vancouver, BC, June 2000.

"Factors Affecting Growth at Different Stages of Development," W. Ken Farr, Richard A. Lord, and J. Larry Wolfenbarger, presented at the annual meeting of Western Economic Association International, Vancouver, BC, June, 2000.

"Firm Operating Characteristics and Systematic Risk: An Empirical Study of the U.S. Steel Industry," Lakshmi S. Narain, W. Ken Farr, and Richard A. Lord, paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Accounting and Finance, New Orleans, La., December, 1999.

"Convertible and Non-Convertible Securities in Capital Structure and Oligopolistic Collusion: An Empirical Analysis of the Integrated Steel Industry (1947-1980)." W. Ken Farr and Richard A. Lord, presented at the annual meeting of the Financial Management Association, Orlando, FL., October, 1999.

"The Nexus Between Economic Growth and Economic Freedoms," W. Ken Farr, Richard A. Lord, and J. Larry Wolfenbarger, presented at the annual meeting of Western Economic Association International, San Diego, CA., July, 1999.

"Further Evidence of the Nexus between Economic Growth and Economic Freedoms," W. Ken Farr, Richard A. Lord, and J. Larry Wolfenbarger, presented at the annual meeting of The Association of Private Enterprise Education, Orlando, FL., April 1999.

"Test of Market Efficiency Based on Information Release of Derivatives Related Losses By User Firms," Lakshmi S. Narain, W. Ken Farr and Richard A. Lord, presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Accounting and Finance, New Orleans, La., December, 1998.

"Choices of Convertible and Non-Convertible Securities in Capital Structure to Enforce Price Collusion: An Empirical Analysis of the Meat Packing Industry (1926-1968)," W. Ken Farr and Richard A. Lord, presented at the annual meeting of the Financial Management Association, Chicago, IL., October, 1998.

"Economic Freedom, Political Freedom, and Economic Growth," J. Larry Wolfenbarger, W. Ken Farr, and Richard A. Lord, presented at the annual meeting of The Association of Private Enterprise Education, Dallas, TX., April, 1998.

"Capital Structure as a Device to Enforce Price Collusion: An Empirical Analysis of Meat Packing Firms (1926-1968)," W. Ken Farr and Richard A. Lord, presented at the annual meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, Toronto, Canada, July, 1997.

"Capital Structure as a Mechanism to Enforce Oligopolistic Price Collusion: An Analysis of the Minimill and Integrated Steel Industries," W. Ken Farr and Richard A. Lord, presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Finance Association, Baltimore, MD., November, 1997.

"Announcement of Derivatives Related Losses and Stock Market Reactions," Lakshmi S. Narain, W. Ken Farr, and Richard A. Lord, presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Accounting and Finance, New Orleans, LA., December, 1997.

"Stock Market Reactions to Announcement of Derivative Related Security Losses by Firms," W. Ken Farr and Richard A. Lord, presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Economics and Finance, Lafayette, LA., February, 1997.

"Capital Structure as a Mechanism to Enforce Oligopolistic Price Collusion: An Empirical Analysis of the United States Steel Industry from 1947 to 1980," W. Ken Farr and Richard A. Lord, presented at the annual meeting of the Financial Management Association in New Orleans, Louisiana.

"The Investment--Economic Growth Nexus Reconsidered," W. Ken Farr, Richard A. Lord, and J. Larry Wolfenbarger, presented at the annual meeting of the Western Economics Association International in San Francisco, California.

"Investment and Economic Growth at Different Stages of Development: A Causality Analysis, "W. Ken Farr, Richard A. Lord, and J. Larry Wolfenbarger, presented at the annual meeting of the International Atlantic Economic Conference in Washington, D.C.

"Freshman Demand for Higher Education: An Empirical Study of Senior Colleges of the University System of Georgia," W. Ken Farr, presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Economics and Finance in Atlanta, Georgia.

"Forecasting Private Elementary and Secondary School Enrollments," W. Ken Farr and J. Larry Wolfenbarger, presented at the 1996 annual meeting of the Academy of Economics and Finance in Atlanta, Georgia.

"A Forecasting Methodology for Private Elementary and Secondary School Enrollments," W. Ken Farr and J. Larry Wolfenbarger. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance, Atlanta, GA.

"Freshman Demand for Higher Education: An Empirical Study of Senior Colleges of the University System of Georgia." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance, Atlanta, GA.

"An Economic Analysis of the Determinants of College Library Faculty Salaries at Senior Colleges of the University System of Georgia," W. Ken Farr and R. Neil Scott, Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance, Nashville, TN, February, 1994.

"An Economic Analysis of Migration Patterns: An Empirical Study of Central Georgia," W. Ken Farr and Ken Jones, Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance, Mobile, AL, February, 1992.

"An Analysis of the Factors Used in Determining the Direction of U.S. Hog Production Decisions," W. Ken Farr, Southern Association of Agricultural Economics, Little Rock, AK, February, 1990.

"The Use of the Adaptive Expectations Hypothesis as a Means of Explaining the Decision Making Processes of Hog Producers," W. Ken Farr, Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance, Nashville, TN, February, 1988.

"An Investment Service Study: Using Value Line Rank Changes in an Attempt to Develop a Portfolio Superior to the Market," W. Ken Farr and Joseph C. Samprone, Jr., Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance, Nashville, TN, February,1988.

"The Characteristics that Lead to Successful Performance in an Introductory Financial Management Course," W. Ken Farr, Glen Davis and Joseph C. Samprone, Jr., Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance, Hot Springs, AK, February, 1987.

"The Consequences of a College Prefatory and Individual Self-Evaluation Program on Student Achievement and Retention," W. Ken Farr, Joseph C. Samprone, and Jo Ann Jones, Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance, Memphis, TN, February, 1986.

"An Application of Break-even Analysis in Consideration of Volume of Sales for a Livestock Auction Barn," W. Ken Farr and Wesley N. Musser, Southern Association of Agricultural Economics, Atlanta, GA, February, 1983.