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Economic Impacts of US Ethanol Mandates and Their Implications for Missourians
(University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2008-08)
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[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...
Economic Benefits of the Recycling Industry in Missouri
(University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2005-02)
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...
The impact of the distribution of economic activity on the gravity model estimation of international trade
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
In this study, I test the gravity model in international trade in a series of simulation studies, with a focus on the impact of the distribution of economic activity, inter-regional distance measure, and the capital location choice in the gravity...
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...
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...
Effect of Higher Energy Prices from H.R. 2454 on Missouri Crop Production Costs
(Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri-Columbia, 2009-07)
This report incorporates higher energy prices estimated by CRA International under H.R. 2454 on Missouri crop production costs.
William S. Vickrey
(Department of Economics, 2005)
Entry for William Vickrey, prepared for the Dictionary of Scientific Biography.