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Three essays on the relationship between franchising and productivity
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
This dissertation fills a gap in the literature by exploring the effects of franchising. Much research has been done on the reasons for franchising, but little work has been done on the outcomes from that decision. In essay ...
Impact of social networks on well-being : evidence from Latino immigrants in non-urban Missouri communities
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
This dissertation analyzes the impact of social networks on Latino immigrant's livelihoods strategies and outcomes. Using the Sustainable Livelihoods framework, this dissertation hypothesizes that social capital such as ...