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Local Food and Economic Development
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2016)
This dissertation examines the potential of local food as an economic development strategy in the United States. Using an interdisciplinary approach it traces the development of the local food movement within the broader ...
Money, Work, and Mass Extinction: Transformational Degrowth and the Job Guarantee
This dissertation is composed of three independent essays. Each essay traces social and ecological crises to capitalist institutions and proposes how a job guarantee (JG) can be adapted to resolve them in the context of ...
Employment generation programs and long term development- the case of India's National Rural Employment Guarantee Act
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012)
The impact of neo-liberal policies on labor and employment opportunities in developing country like India has been less than satisfactory. The purpose of this dissertation is to study the role of government in employment ...
Enhancing Development in the Saudi Renewable Energy Sector: A Promising Strategy for Job Creation and Economic Diversification
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
Unemployment, a critical modern problem, has economic as well as social costs. While its economic cost can be illustrated through the loss of the value of labor, its social costs include divorce, addiction to illegal ...
The Political Economy of Agriculture and the Social Economy of Local Sustainable Agriculture in Kansas City
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2019)
This dissertation contributes to heterodox economics by presenting a unique heterodox economics approach, utilizing aspects of heterodox surplus approach, Post Keynesian, Institutional, feminist, and ecological economics. ...