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Three essays on the relationship between franchising and productivity
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
simulated approach to two-stage data envelopment analysis, which is the method I use in essay two. I find that two-stage DEA is a worthy tool for determining efficiency differences between two groups. In essay two, I apply two-stage DEA to US Census Bureau...
An alternative futures analysis of Flathead County, Montana : evaluating tradeoffs among economic growth, land use policy and land use change
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
Nine alternative futures were developed for Flathead County, MT for two study periods. The alternative futures involve different combinations of assumptions regarding future economic growth and land use polices. The ...
Combating structural racialization in the agriculture industry : a case study of Hmong social capital and collective entrepreneurship in the Twin Cities, MN region
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
Throughout the United States, the agriculture industry has witnessed a demographic shift in its farming population- becoming older, more white, and dominated by men. It, therefore, is imperative that we seek to understand ...