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The origins of money: evaluating chartalist and metallist theories in the context of ancient Greece and Mesopotamia
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-06-02)
Tracing the origins of money in archaic Greece (roughly 900-500 BC) and ancient Mesopotamia in the fourth millennium BC, this thesis assesses the applicability of Chartalist and Metallist theories of money's origins. It ...
The Political Economy of the Pacific Northwest: A Surplus Approach
The dissertation is comprised of three independent essays. Each essay examines the process of qualitative change in the provisioning process from a different vantage, while remaining fixed in relation to the Columbia ...
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 ...
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 ...
Modern money theory and ecological tax reform: a functional finance approach to energy conservation
This dissertation contributes to heterodox economics by developing a theoretical and policy-relevant link that will promote the conservation of energy while driving the value of the domestic currency. The analysis relies ...