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• #### Consumer behavior changes across income levels: meat market analysis ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
This study intends to test how consumer behavior changes across income levels using time series data of the meat markets in Korea and the U.S. An income growth is one of the most significant and powerful trends in the ...
• #### Cross-cutting knowledge organizations as leverages of entrepreneurial activity ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.]
• #### Determinants of child malnutrtrition in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
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• #### The distribution of farm labor ﻿

(University of Missouri, 1917)
It is important that a farmer know the labor requirements in the productions of the various crops and in the production of the various classes of livestock, and that he know what influence a combination of crops and stock ...
• #### Distribution of labor and its relation to farm management ﻿

(University of Missouri, 1912)
The following pages are devoted to a study of labor conditions on four Missouri farms, in an effort to determine if possible, just what those conditions are. The work was started in the spring of 1910, under the direction ...
• #### The economic and performance impact of technology adoption ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
Since first commercialized in 1996, biotech corn has experienced rapid adoption. By 2010 over 75% of the corn planted area in the United States, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, South Africa, and the Philippines was planted with ...
• #### The effect of organizational structure on firm first day underpricing, long-term performance: evidence from U.S. biotech initial public offerings from 1996 to 2004 ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This paper investigates the effect of organizational structure on firm first-day return (underpricing), and long-term performance. Using 206 United ...
• #### Effectiveness of participatory approaches in sustainable rural development: analyzing case studies in Uzbekistan ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
Access to quality water is a constraint and a source of waterborne diseases among the rural population of Uzbekistan. To address the need for quality water the government cooperates with many international financial and ...
• #### The Effects of Changing Fertilizer Production Costs on U.S. Agricultural Markets: A Partial Equilibrium Analysis ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
This and prior studies of the U.S. fertilizer industry have been motivated by possible environmental risks associated with the over-application of fertilizer and the uncertainty surrounding volatility in fertilizer prices. ...
• #### The effects of increased corn-ethanol production on U.S. natural gas prices ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
In recent years, there has been a push to increase biofuel production in the United States. The biofuel of choice, it seems, has been ethanol produced from corn. The effects of increased corn-ethanol production on the ...
• #### The efficiency of the farm diary in accounting investigations ﻿

(University of Missouri, 1914)
As stated in the subject, the purpose of this paper is to set forth the efficiency in accounting investigations of the Diary system of keeping Farm records. This system of keeping farm records is known as the farm diary. ...
• #### An empirical approach to exploring the role of selective incentives in mitigating the free rider problem ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
The concept of free riding has been recognized as a challenge facing collective action organizations for centuries. However, the term free riding has been used to describe a range of alternative problematic actions and ...
• #### An empirical investigation of the vertical boundary determinants of wineries in emerging regions ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
This thesis examines the vertical boundary determinants of small- to medium-sized wineries in emerging regions of the United States. This study integrates multiple vertical boundary theories (Transaction Cost Economics, ...
• #### Essays on applied econometrics: applications of the futures markets and the international tourism demand ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] My dissertation applies econometric methods to analyze the optimal hedge ratios, basis variability, and dynamic tourism demand. In the first essay, ...
• #### Estimating India's soy protein consumption and exporting soy products to India ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
India holds a large percentage of the world's population at over 16%. India is a relatively poor country with an estimated per capita gross domestic product (GDP) of only $650 compared to the U.S. at$39,000 in estimated ...
• #### Estimating U.S. consumer beef demand differentiated by USDA quality grades ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
A historically low U.S. cattle inventory combined with record cattle prices create potential for herd expansion. Many in the livestock industry are discussing the need to restructure beef production and debating over what ...
• #### Evaluation of soy hulls as the principal ingredient in a beef cattle receiving ration ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
Adjusting cattle to grain based diets from predominately forage diets remains one of the production problems facing beef cattle producers. When cattle are introduced to grain based diets they have a tendency to experience ...
• #### An evaluation of technical efficiency of small farm households Chuong My district, Ha Tay province, Vietnam ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] The research focused on technical efficiency in small farm households in Chuong My District- Ha Tay Province in Vietnam. The goal was to find the ...
• #### Expanding Our Understanding of Effective Entrepreneurship and Leadership Processes: An Application to the Wine Sector ﻿

([University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
The recent economic recession in the U.S. and in the E.U. is enhancing entrepreneurship processes around the world. Old forms of production are becoming obsolete along with old ways of organizing the economy and society. ...
• #### Exploring the relationships between livelihood dimensions and socio-ecological resilience in the Bolivian altiplano ﻿

(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
Households in the Bolivian Altiplano construct their livelihood strategies in a system marked by changing climate and volatile social systems. The strategies that they choose must work to decrease the household's vulnerability ...