• The economic consequences of water utility disruptions 

    Alva Lizarraga, Sara (University of Missouri--Columbia[University of Missouri--Columbia], 2013)
    This research produces an economic impact analysis of short duration water utility disruptions to evaluate the consequences of alternative restoration decisions. The study constructs a continuous dynamic disequilibrium ...
  • The feasibility co-firing biomass for electricity in Missouri 

    Liu, Zuoming (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012-12)
    With the growing concerns regarding energy security, sustainability and global warming, more and more efforts have been expended to find clean, safe and renewable energy sources. Bioenergy is considered as one of the ...
  • Health care sector clustering in U.S. regions 

    Mishra, Bhawani Prasad (Researcher) (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    Firms tend to cluster in a relatively small geographical location. As a result, the distribution of the most of the economic activities is not even across space. There are advantages firms can get by being in a cluster. ...
  • Three essays on entrepreneurship and alternative economic development policies 

    Figueroa Armijos, Maria (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    The last two decades marked a turning point for entrepreneurship policy, highlighting the crucial role of public policy in generating the conditions that encourage business creation and expansion. As more states design and ...