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Three essays on healthcare access and efficiency
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This dissertation is composed of three papers relating to healthcare access and efficiency. Focus of the first paper is to develop a gravity-based ...
Expanding our understanding of effective entrepreneurship and leadership processes : an application to the wine sector
([University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
The recent economic recession in the U.S. and in the E.U. is enhancing entrepreneurship processes around the world. Old forms of production are becoming obsolete along with old ways of organizing the economy and society. ...
Health care sector clustering in U.S. regions
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Firms tend to cluster in a relatively small geographical location. As a result, the distribution of the most of the economic activities is not even ...
The feasibility co-firing biomass for electricity in Missouri
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] With the growing concerns regarding energy security, sustainability and global warming, more and more efforts have been expended to find clean, safe ...
Comprehensive wealth measurement and spatial hedonic analysis : social capital and social amenities
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
The last decade has seen a growing interest in the concept of comprehensive wealth, which is defined as including intangible and non-market as well as tangible and market assets. This dissertation responds to this rising ...