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Local Food and Economic Development
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2016)
.S. agriculture, assesses the empirical evidence for local food thus far, assesses the theoretical arguments for and against local food, and develops a new theoretical perspective to examine local food. This study finds the strongest case for local food comes from...
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 ...
A Theory of Consumer Fraud in Market Economies
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2018)
Of the many forms of human behavior, perhaps none more than those of force and fraud have caused so much harm in both social and ecological environments. In spite of this, neither shows signs of weakening given their ...
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 ...