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Graham Cracker Treats [recipe]
(University of Missouri Extension, 2014)
Graham cracker treats recipe.
Effects of prescribed fire and timber harvest on terrestrial salamander abundance, behavior, and microhabitat use
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
-adapted ecosystems. However, many fire management decisions are currently based on predicted plant responses, since there is more data available on plants than wildlife. To estimate terrestrial salamander population size (abundance) prior to treatments, I conducted...
Three essays in regional economic modeling
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
My dissertation is about regional economic modeling for understanding local economy, economic impact analysis and forecasting. In the first essay, I developed a nonspatial version of community policy analysis model for Missouri counties. In my...
Essays on labor economics
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
This dissertation consists of two chapters on labor economics. In the first chapter, we study redistributions via the United States Social Security retirement system for cohorts of men born during the second half of the ...
Objective Bayesian analysis of the 2 x 2 contingency table and the negative binomial distribution
takes the decision of prior selection out of the hands of the researcher. Ideally, for a given data model, we would like to have a prior which represents a \neutral" prior belief in the phenomenon we are studying. In categorical data analysis, the odds...
An ecological study of American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.) in the Missouri Ozark Highlands: effects of herbivory and harvest, ecological characterization and wild simulated cultivation
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
Matrix population analysis was used to analyze eight years of demographic data from six American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.) populations in east-central Missouri to examine effects of herbivory by white-tailed deer ...
The culture wars & political polarization in perspective: why polarization and its perturbations are a persistant [i.e., persistent] puzzle in political science
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
Political polarization in the American electorate has received a great deal of attention in recent years with most of the research focusing on social issues and their impact on electoral outcomes. ...