John R. Robinson

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arrangements that maintain legal confidentiality requirements. The views expressed are those of the authors and do not reflect official positions of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The authors thank an anonymous referee, We would also like to thank John Graham for supplying tax rate data. All errors are our own. Abstract U.S. corporations hold significant(More)
Flat feet and high-arched feet have been cited as risk factors for musculoskeletal injury and functional problems among runners and other active individuals, although there are no established quantitative definitions or measures for assessing either condition. As part of a larger study, four-plane photographs were made of the weight-bearing right foot of(More)
Congested roadways in Texas' metropolitan centers are important arteries for transporting agricultural commodities into domestic and international markets. Truck transportation of these commodities contributes to the observed congestion and delay in these urban centers. As an example, cotton, which is a major field crop in Texas, is transported via(More)
We investigate the effect of taxes on the utilization of inside debt (loans from owners) and outside debt (loans from non– owners) across small businesses organized as taxable corporations and flow–through entities (Subchapter S corporations and partnerships). We find that the tax incentives to use debt differ according to the type of debt and the type of(More)
We examine the extent to which management discretion affects the reserve for unrecognized tax benefits. We analyze the financial statement disclosures of 19 paper companies that received a total of $6.4 billion in refundable excise taxes during 2009. All of these companies included the refunds in financial income, but 14 excluded all or part of the refunds(More)
Tiffany, a 3-year-old girl, was referred to the developmental and behavioral pediatrics service for evaluation of significant and persistent negative behaviors associated with refusal to eat at meal time and constant snacking during the past 3 months. She lost 2 pounds, but her weight for her height was at the 50th percentile. Her mother indicated that(More)
  • J R Robinson
  • 1998
BACKGROUND Depressive illness (DI) and Alzheimer's disease (AD) are important causes of morbidity in old age and the relationships between these two disorders are uncertain. METHOD In a prospective, descriptive, comparative study of consecutive referrals aged over 65 years to one consultant, 218 patients with AD and 280 patients with DI were followed up(More)
The Transportation Research Forum, founded in 1958, is an independent, nonprofit organization of transportation professionals who conduct, use, and benefit from research. Its purpose is to provide an impartial meeting ground for carriers, shippers, government officials, consultants, university researchers, suppliers, and others seeking exchange of(More)