• An applied economic analysis of the demand for pork primal cuts 

    Luke, Jaime (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2021)
    This study estimates domestic disappearance equations for the six main pork primal cuts (belly, butt, ham, loin, picnic, and rib) to determine the own-price, cross-price, and income elasticities for each cut. These equations ...
  • Eat MO beef : effects of regional labeling on Missouri consumers' beef preferences 

    Robertson, Caleb (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2021)
    With recent activity suggesting a desire to increase Missouri's meat processing capacity, it is necessary to provide consumer data for industry consideration. The objective of this research is to empirically measure Missouri ...
  • Insights for rural health care provider retention : a quantitative survey analysis 

    Kuhns, Maria (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2021)
    Due to rural health disparities and an uneven distribution of health providers across the rural urban continuum, retaining the existing rural health care provider workforce may be an important strategy to maintain existing ...
  • Three essays on the Conservation Reserve Program 

    Lee, Meongsu (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2020)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Over 35 years, the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) has provided a variety of envi-ronmental benefits, reducing run-off of sediment, nitrogen, ...