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Modern money theory and ecological tax reform: a functional finance approach to energy conservation
This dissertation contributes to heterodox economics by developing a theoretical and policy-relevant link that will promote the conservation of energy while driving the value of the domestic currency. The analysis relies upon the theoretical...
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 ...
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 ...
The origins of money: evaluating chartalist and metallist theories in the context of ancient Greece and Mesopotamia
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-06-02)
Tracing the origins of money in archaic Greece (roughly 900-500 BC) and ancient Mesopotamia in the fourth millennium BC, this thesis assesses the applicability of Chartalist and Metallist theories of money's origins. It ...
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 ...