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A Spatial Theory of School Closure: An Examination of School Closure in America
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2016)
the probability of each school district closing a school. These probabilities are mapped and analyzed using the Getis-Ord Gi* procedure for exploring data that are clustered across geographies. Overall, school enrollment, race, and poverty were the most...
The Production of Space, Place, and Food: The Ecology of Money and the Emergence of Transformative Circuits of Money Capital
This dissertation argues that Henri Lefebvre’s (1991) The Production of Space expresses a theoretical blueprint for the construction of an interdisciplinary approach to social science that integrates political economy, ...
Racial residential segregation in the Kansas City area: a comparative study between Blacks and Hispanics
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-08-01)
There is considerable literature on racial residential segregation but there are few examples that examine similarities and differences between two ethnic groups within an urban area. Racial residential segregation among ...
Full Employment and Development: The Case of Indian Economy
(University of Missouri–Kansas City, 2014)
The purpose of this study is to establish the feasibility and desirability of full employment and price stability in India via an Employer of Last resort program. After providing a brief historical background of the ...
The historical transformation of indigenous and colonial institutions of Central Mexico: monetary and production systems
Based on a critical analysis of the mainstream development discourse, the subaltern's history, and hybrid theoretical models, this dissertation is focused on studying the transformation of the Pre-Hispanic state and the ...
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 ...