• Comprehensive wealth measurement and spatial hedonic analysis : social capital and social amenities 

    Kim, Jinhyoung (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
    The last decade has seen a growing interest in the concept of comprehensive wealth, which is defined as including intangible and non-market as well as tangible and market assets. This dissertation responds to this rising ...
  • Expanding our understanding of effective entrepreneurship and leadership processes : an application to the wine sector 

    Raines, Neus (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    The recent economic recession in the U.S. and in the E.U. is enhancing entrepreneurship processes around the world. Old forms of production are becoming obsolete along with old ways of organizing the economy and society. ...
  • The feasibility co-firing biomass for electricity in Missouri 

    Liu, Zuoming (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] With the growing concerns regarding energy security, sustainability and global warming, more and more efforts have been expended to find clean, safe ...
  • Health care sector clustering in U.S. regions 

    Mishra, Bhawani Prasad (Researcher) (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Firms tend to cluster in a relatively small geographical location. As a result, the distribution of the most of the economic activities is not even ...
  • A production theory application to modeling Korean beef import demand 

    Chung, Je-Kook (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This research assesses the import demand for beef in the Korean market by source of origins including domestically produced beef. An indirect translog ...
  • Spatial econometric analysis of highway and regional economy in Missouri 

    Kim, Yong-Lyoul, 1968- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    The dissertation consists of four chapters: first, highway and economic development; second, spatial effects of highways and employment in Missouri; third, highway and industrial establishment in Missouri; finally, ...
  • Three essays in regional economic modeling 

    Bhandari, Doleswar, 1965- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    My dissertation is about regional economic modeling for understanding local economy, economic impact analysis and forecasting. In the first essay, I developed a nonspatial version of community policy analysis model for ...
  • Three essays on economics of water resources management in Nepal 

    Poudel, Krishna Lal (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
    First essay consists of two steps. First, Technical Efficiency (TE) index is estimated for upriver and downriver ecoregions employing DEA technique. In the second stage, we censored the TE index and run the Tobit regression ...
  • Three essays on healthcare access and efficiency 

    Gautam, Shriniwas (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This dissertation is composed of three papers relating to healthcare access and efficiency. Focus of the first paper is to develop a gravity-based ...