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The Financialization of the Business Enterprise
This dissertation focuses on the theoretical and empirical causes and consequences of the financialization of the business enterprise. The first chapter argues that the transition from the Post-War SSA to the Contemporary ...
An Original Institutionalist Approach to the Structure, Conduct, and Performance of the Pharmaceutical Industry: The Importance of Intangible Assets
This dissertation presents an examination of the pharmaceutical industry with a primary focus on the importance of intangible assets from the original institutional economics perspective. This is done in three main ...
Local Food and Economic Development
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2016)
This dissertation examines the potential of local food as an economic development strategy in the United States. Using an interdisciplinary approach it traces the development of the local food movement within the broader ...
The Reproduction of Empire of Capital through Incursions of Capitalist Processes into Non-capitalist Processes Since 1989
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
This dissertation lays out a theoretical framework for a non-capitalocentric theory of the empire of capital since 1989. Following a complementary holistic approach, it sees the economy as reflecting the society that ...
Developmental state and agriculture for development: lessons for Ghana from East Asia
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-05-27)
Comparative studies between Sub-Saharan Africa and East Asia have shown divergence in economic growth and development. This study argues that in order for Sub- Saharan Africa to make progress in its quest for development, ...
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 ...