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Agro-pastoral Landuse Transformation: Implications and Perspectives in the Northwest Region of Cameroon
This dissertation centers on the human-environmental problem of agro-pastoral landuse transformation in Northwest Cameroon, identifying population pressure, climate change, environmental degradation, land grabbing, change ...
An empirical analysis of alternative explanations for the female wage gap
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2011-05-20)
The social sciences have four explanations for the gender wage gap: preference, crowding, power, and socialization. Neoclassical economists explain the wage gap as the result of employers and employees' work-related ...
From Revolution To Ruin: A Preliminary Look at Rwanda’s First Two Presidents, Grégoire Kayibanda and Juvénal Habyarimana, and Their Administrations
This paper brings together primary and secondary materials from a vast number of sources related to the first two presidents of Rwanda, Grégoire Kayibanda and Juvénal Habyarimana, in a preliminary look at the men and ...
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 ...
Some Alternatives to Model Selection and New Approaches to Computing for the Economics. 12/6/2014
This interdisciplinary dissertation in statistics, economics, and social science methodology derives a methodological approach for economics from philosophical principles, identi es barriers to its adoption, and presents ...
Does politics stop at the water's edge? The state as a unitary actor in international relations and the effect of presidential transitions on selected foreign policy behaviors
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-05-25)
Structural realists argue the nation-state is a unitary actor that conducts foreign policy without regard to domestic politics. Anarchy, the lack of any controlling authority, is the dominant fact of life for states ...