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PROPOSED ACCOUNTING STANDARD REQUIRES CAPITALIZATION OF ALL LONG-TERM LEASES FOR LESSEES................................................................................................................................3

Mark G. McCarthy, East Carolina University
Brett Cotten, Columbus State University
Douglas K. Schneider, East Carolina University

TRAVEL, TOURISM AND ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF S.C.‌...........................................19

Jerome Christia, Coastal Carolina University, Department of Marketing and Resort Tourism
Monica Fine, Coastal Carolina University, Department of Marketing and Resort Tourism

ECONOMIC CONVERGENCE: EVIDENCE FROM COUNTIES IN THE CAROLINAS‌ ..............................................34

C. Barry Pfitzner, Randolph-Macon College, bpfitzne@rmc.edu
Steven D. Lang, Randolph-Macon College, slang@rmc.edu

PLAYING THE LOTTERY GAMES? ..............................................................................................................49

Johnny C. Ho, Turner College of Business, Columbus State University
David Ang, School of Business, Auburn University
Tzu-Liang (Bill) Tseng, University of Texas at El Paso

DISTRIBUTION AND MOVEMENTS OF BOTTLENOSE DOLPHINS (TURSIOPS TRUNCATUS) ALONG THE NORTHERN SOUTH CAROLINA COAST: 
A RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP WITH ECOTOURISM ........................................................................64

Courtney N. Dunn, Coastal Carolina University, Department of Marine Science
Dani C. Silva, Coastal Carolina University, School of Coastal and Marine Science
Emily P. Deborde Coastal Carolina University, Department of Marine Science
Robert F. Young, Coastal Carolina University, Department of Marines Science