• American socialism and syndicalism 

    Swift, Charles Henry (University of Missouri, 1913)
    Another word with which we have to deal when studying the problems of industrial reform is "Syndicalism." As yet the word is but vaguely known and its connotation is still somewhat of a mystery to the general public. This ...
  • An analysis of income distribution effects of a gasoline tax: evidence from the U.S. micro-level data 

    Kim, Hyung-Gun, 1975- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    This is a study of an income distributional effect of a gasoline tax, taking account of behavioral responses of households depending on income levels. We examine the price elasticities of gasoline demand and the tax burdens ...
  • An analysis of production costs and applications high cost of living and panics and depressions 

    Comer, George P. (George Paul) (University of Missouri, 1913)
    This discussion of Cost of Production, or as we choose to name it, Production Costs, will be made from the standpoint of the competitive or price economy. Other views of costs, such as labor costs, pain costs, and collectivists ...
  • Analysis of residential housing markets in large U.S. metropolitan areas 

    Lu, Yu, 1979- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    This paper consists of three essays focusing on the geography of U.S. residential housing markets, the role of housing attributes in the residential housing markets, as well as the housing tenure ...
  • The association between raising grandchildren and grandparent caregiver marital relationships 

    Matzek, Amanda E. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    Few studies have examined how raising grandchildren influences the marital relationship of grandparent caregivers even though raising grandchildren may strain marital relationships. This study used nationally representative ...
  • Cyclical Behavior of Prices and Inflation 

    Li, Xue (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
    One of the most important theme of macroeconomics is to describe and explain the behavior of key macroeconomic series, such as output, the price level, and inflation. This paper describes the way in which the price level ...
  • The determinants and impacts of foreign direct investment in the Thai manufacturing sector: a three-way fixed effects approach 

    Laoswatchaikul, Pongsak (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
    This study investigates the determinants of inward FDI in the Thai manufacturing sector. The data of industrial FDI are obtained from 14 source countries and 9 manufacturing industries during 1990 - 2008. The panel data ...
  • Distribution of the tax burden 

    Carmack, James Abner (University of Missouri, 1909)
    Accepting income as a basis for taxation, we will examine the various methods of raising revenue for Federal, State, and local purposes and see how near, according to our standard of measure, they come to realize in practice ...
  • Dynamic models of credit ratings and default probabilities 

    Hirani, Pranav (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    The upheaval in the capital markets since 1997 has highlighted the need for orderly stress testing of banks' portfolios, including both their trading and lending books. Within the past few years important advances have ...
  • Early financial history of Missouri 

    Nardin, William Thompson (University of Missouri, 1904)
    The financial history of Missouri properly begins with the history of the territory of which Missouri was, in the earliest time, a part. That territory, however, the field of attempted French colonization and of Spanish ...
  • Econometric methods for improved measures of financial risk 

    Kim, Moohwan (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
    Faced with the current financial crisis, several US and foreign banks and investment firms have failed due to excessive losses. The Value-at-Risk (VaR) was a widely-used risk model that was problematic. We evaluate competing ...
  • Effects of exchange rate changes on investment: a study with U.S. firm level panel data 

    Lee, Seung Won, 1968- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    In this paper I investigate the effects of exchange rate changes on firm investment through the export channel and imported input channel using U.S. manufacturing firm level data for 1998-2007. For this study, I create a ...
  • Empirical Analyses of Dynamic Categorical Data 

    Hu, Cai (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
    Essay 1 analyzes the married couples' retirement decision using the PSID data. I employ the proportional hazard model to examine the factors that influence the retirement decision of husband and wife, and focus on examining ...
  • Empirical analysis of household consumption behavior 

    Seol, Youn, 1973- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    The dissertation is an empirical analysis of consumer behavior using household-level data. The dissertation consists of two essays. The first essay conducts split sample test on whether household consumption responds to ...
  • Empirical inference for online auctions 

    Wang, Guojie (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
    This dissertation consists of three essays. The first essay adopts the survival analysis to empirically analyze a new auction format, pay-per-bid auction, in which a fee occurs to the bidder when a new bid is submitted. ...
  • Energy price uncertainty, energy intensity and firm-level investment 

    Yoon, Kyung Hwan, 1966- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    In this dissertation I estimate the effect of oil price and energy price uncertainty and energy price shocks on firm-level investment. An error correction (ECM) model of capital stock adjustment and the dynamic investment ...
  • Entry biases in Cournot markets with free entry 

    Mesta Iscan, Ozlem (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    Entry biases determine whether free entry is desirable. This study examines entry biases in a Cournot market by comparing the number of free entry equilibrium firms to the number of social optimum firms. First, a homogeneous ...
  • Essays in health economics and health policy 

    Kim, Eun Young (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
    This dissertation is a compilation of three essays. The first essay critiques a recent paper by Wilper et al. (2009) for its inappropriate model calibration in analyzing the association of health insurance and mortality. ...
  • Essays on advance selling of new to-be-released products 

    Zeng, Chenhang (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    This dissertation comprises three essays on the same topic: advance selling of new to-be-released products. The first essay studies the retailer's optimal strategy in a model where the demand uncertainty comes from both ...
  • Essays on economics of microcredit and economics of fertility 

    Doan, Nguyen (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)