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An Anatomy of a Cartel: The National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933 and the Compliance Crisis of 1934
(Research in Economic History, 2008)
This paper explores the nature and causes of the cartel compliance crisis that befell the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA) one year after its passage in 1933. We employ a simple game-theoretic model of the NIRA's ...
Introduction to Hedging Agricultural Commodities with Futures
(University of Missouri Extension, 2000-12)
Producers of agricultural commodities regularly face price and production risk. Furthermore, increased global free trade and changes in domestic agricultural policy have increased these risks. As the variability of price ...
Peaks, Cliffs, and Valleys: The Peculiar Incentives in Teacher Retirement Systems and Their Consequences for School Staffing
(American Education Finance Association, 2009)
This article examines the pattern of incentives for work versus retirement in six state teacher pension systems. We do this by examining the annual accrual of pension wealth from an additional year of work over a teacher's ...
Instead of truckin' to Columbia for treatment, infant Beau Hoover's Milan, MO., physicians consulted MU experts long distance by telecommunications hookup in order to treat him. This telecommunication shows how rural medicine is changing. (Supplied...
The impact of networks and the concept of reception on asset accumulation strategies of Latino newcomers in new settlement communities in the Midwest
(Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, 2008)
The heartland of America is experiencing unprecedented demographic changes as more Latino newcomers move to rural communities. Our goal is to understand the factors that contribute to the integration and economic contributions of Latino newcomers...
HOPE for the Pell? Institutional Effects in the Intersection of Merit-Based and Need-Based Aid
(Southern Economic Journal, 2006)
Prior empirical evidence finds that general enrollment effects of merit-aid programs such as the Georgia Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally (HOPE) scholarship are large and significant, while the effects of need-based ...
Hiring and Managing Farm Labor
(University of Missouri Extension, 1999-10)
Farm labor management involves hiring and keeping quality farm labor. This means farmers must compete with nonfarm employers for skilled workers. This guide provides farm and agribusiness owners with an overview of the ...
Rediscovering the Corps of Discovery
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 2002)
Lewis and Clark's expedition muscled up the Missouri River near what would become the site of the University.
A look back
Although Chancellor Brady J. Deaton stepped down Nov. 15, 2013, after nine years in MU's top job, his leadership will continue on campus and at the international level....
Stretching the education dollar
Why does college cost so much? Do you have the information you need to make informed decisions? Have costs got you buffaloed into inaction? Take heart. Here's how savvy consumers are financing their children's college educations.
The Effects of Institutional Merit-Based Aid On the Enrollment Decisions of Needy Students
(Enrollment Management Journal, 2008)
Recently, both states and institutions have implemented merit-based financial aid packages to compete for the best students. This analysis explores the adoption of a merit-based aid program at the University of Oregon to ...
Good Laboratory Practices Are Not Synonymous with Good Scientific Practices, Accurate Reporting, or Valid Data
(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2010)
In her commentary, Tyl (2009) responded to our criticism (Myers et al. 2009) of her bisphenol A (BPA) research (Tyl et al. 2008), and she defended the reliance on Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) in animal studies concerning ...
Origins of a Current Conflict? An Examination of Stock-Nonstock Cooperative Law
(American Institute of Cooperation, 1993)
The earliest state cooperative laws in the United States were stock laws modeled upon the Rochdale experience and were adaptations of basic corporate laws of Incorporation to the cooperative form of organization. They ...
Mizzou's Chart Toppers : our newest hits, firsts and discoveries
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 2016)
Mizzou is turning up the volume, loud and proud. We track our latest hits and superstars - A-list researchers, human-rights heroes, entertainers and athletes who spin us right round.
Stem cell 101
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 2006)
Learn the basics of this complex and controversial science. There might be a quiz.
Getting a leg up
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 2009)
An MU equine veterinarian has invented a device that helps diagnose subtle injuries that are hard to pinpoint. Along the way, he bruised a few egos (human ones) and jumped more than a few fences....
Lab to market
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 2005)
Research starts with a problem. Entrepreneurship starts with a need. Through technology transfer, the two come together to create products that solve problems and fill needs.
Focus Groups on Infant Care Practices in Missouri
(University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2005)
The goal of this research project was to better understand how individuals, primarily low-income African-American parents in Missouri, make decisions on infant care practices, specifically those focused around feeding and ...
Justifying the Study and Performance of Sacred Choral Music in Secondary Public Education
The selection of performance literature is one of the most important tasks a choral conductor undertakes. When the quality of the music is high, the potential for teaching (and learning) is unlimited. Each new musical ...
Home green home
Six students take over one old house with a mission to use less and conserve more. Welcome to MU's Sustainahouse....