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Development Theory and the Cold War: A Historical Analysis of Latin American Structuralism from 1930 to 1970
Latin America has experimented with two different development strategies over the last two centuries. First, and currently, an “outward-oriented” program based on exports of primary commodities. Alternatively, for a few ...
Money, Work, and Mass Extinction: Transformational Degrowth and the Job Guarantee
This dissertation is composed of three independent essays. Each essay traces social and ecological crises to capitalist institutions and proposes how a job guarantee (JG) can be adapted to resolve them in the context of degrowth. The first essay...
Employment generation programs and long term development- the case of India's National Rural Employment Guarantee Act
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012)
The impact of neo-liberal policies on labor and employment opportunities in developing country like India has been less than satisfactory. The purpose of this dissertation is to study the role of government in employment ...
The Political Economy of Agriculture and the Social Economy of Local Sustainable Agriculture in Kansas City
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2019)
This dissertation contributes to heterodox economics by presenting a unique heterodox economics approach, utilizing aspects of heterodox surplus approach, Post Keynesian, Institutional, feminist, and ecological economics. ...
The Effect of Participatory Budgeting on the Provisioning Process
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
The hypothesis of this dissertation is that as more of us become actively engaged in deliberations concerning local economic/political issues, the happier, more tolerant, and more understanding we can become. This is a philosophical dissertation...