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Economic Impacts of US Ethanol Mandates and Their Implications for Missourians
(University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2008)
On January 1, 2008, the Missouri Renewable Fuel Standard Act (MO RFSA) became effective; mandating that all gasoline sold in the state contain 10% ethanol. The fuel with 90% conventional gasoline and 10% ethanol is commonly ...
Economic sanctions, resource wealth, and increased state utility
([University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
Economic sanctions have become an important tool in the hands of world leaders. As globalization has made the world a smaller place and increased the economic ties between nations; economic sanctions have become a preferred method of coercion among...
Social and Economic Trends in Missouri: Missouri's Communities and Change
(University of Missouri Extension, 2008-11)
This OSEDA presentation discusses Missouri social and economic trends, including county migration, Latino population, enrollment change in public schools and Missouri's retail "pull factor."...
Reply: Economic Impacts Associated With Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin (rBST) Use
Losinger's criticism of our paper pertains to the following key points: the use of national estimates, the functional form employed, making multiple uses of the model, not considering all the costs, and the use of NAHMS data for economic analysis...
Social and Economic Trends
(University of Missouri Extension, 2008-09)
This OSEDA presentation discusses Missouri social and economic trends, including population change, child population and economic share by county....
Economic Benefits of the Recycling Industry in Missouri
(University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2005)
The recycling, remanufacturing, and reuse industry (RRR) plays an important role in Missouri by reducing the use of raw natural resources and by reducing energy consumption. Recycling activities also provide important economic benefits beyond...
Three essays on personnel economics in public education
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This dissertation consists of three chapters on personnel economics in public education. The first chapter creates a simulation framework to examine the efficiency implications...
The role of bridging and linking social capital in household wealth: a case study of two livelihoods in Treasure Beach, Jamaica
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
for farmers. Research found that bonding capital's informal networks play an important role in both occupations. Roles include reduced vulnerability (caused by environmental and economic shocks) of poorer fishers and farmers as well as providing access...