• The Cooperative Provision of Ecosystem Services in Agriculture 

    Stallman, Heidi Ruth (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
    Managing agricultural lands to provide ecosystem services (ES), such as natural pollination, may be essential for the long-term sustainability of agriculture. Most agricultural lands, however, are managed for the short-term ...
  • Taste biases : confounding sensory and label evaluations for yogurt 

    Boase, Emma (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] When you taste something bitter, something with a thicker consistency, or something with less sweetness does it make you think it is healthier? Does ...
  • Three essays in natural resource-led development and economic growth 

    Saeed, Khalid Adnan (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
    This dissertation is comprised of three independent studies in empirical growth and natural resource-led development. Chapter 2 presents a cross-country growth study of 68 developing countries that includes 14 MENA and 6 ...
  • 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 ...