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  • American socialism and syndicalism 

    Swift, Charles Henry (University of Missouri, 1913)
    Another word with which we have to deal when studying the problems of industrial reform is "Syndicalism." As yet the word is but vaguely known and its connotation is still somewhat of a mystery to the general public. This ...
  • An analysis of production costs and applications high cost of living and panics and depressions 

    Comer, George P. (George Paul) (University of Missouri, 1913)
    This discussion of Cost of Production, or as we choose to name it, Production Costs, will be made from the standpoint of the competitive or price economy. Other views of costs, such as labor costs, pain costs, and collectivists ...
  • The association between raising grandchildren and grandparent caregiver marital relationships 

    Matzek, Amanda E. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    Few studies have examined how raising grandchildren influences the marital relationship of grandparent caregivers even though raising grandchildren may strain marital relationships. This study used nationally representative ...
  • Distribution of the tax burden 

    Carmack, James Abner (University of Missouri, 1909)
    Accepting income as a basis for taxation, we will examine the various methods of raising revenue for Federal, State, and local purposes and see how near, according to our standard of measure, they come to realize in practice ...
  • Dynamic models of credit ratings and default probabilities 

    Hirani, Pranav (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] The upheaval in the capital markets since 1997 has highlighted the need for orderly stress testing of banks' portfolios, including both their trading ...
  • Early financial history of Missouri 

    Nardin, William Thompson (University of Missouri, 1904)
    The financial history of Missouri properly begins with the history of the territory of which Missouri was, in the earliest time, a part. That territory, however, the field of attempted French colonization and of Spanish ...
  • Estimates of school productivity and implications for policy 

    Peng, Xiao (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    School productivity was not perfectly estimated because of the sampling error and the measurement error. The traditional Ordinary Least Square (OLS) leaves the estimation of school productivity questionable. Moreover, ...
  • An experimental study of the game of Nim 

    Maslar, David (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This study is an analysis of the game of Nim. The paper is divided into two parts. The first part is a theoretical examination of the game in which the ...
  • Farmers' mutual insurance in Missouri 

    Ward, James Gordon (University of Missouri, 1906)
    The only form of co-operation which has been successful among the farmers of Missouri and in fact the farmers of the entire United States, is the present existing mutual insurance companies. This kind of co-operation has ...
  • Forecasting unemployment with spatial correlation 

    Sweet, Dustin L. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    Using regional data from Missouri, I compare the forecasting performance of a univariate autoregressive model to another which considers spatial correlation. I build each type of model for each designated area and evaluate ...
  • A further analysis of the causal link between abortion and crime 

    Martin, Spencer A. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    Following Donohue and Levitt (2001), this paper looks at abortion and crime data from 1985-2005 to further investigate the link between legalized abortion in the 1970s and its effect on the crime rate starting in the 1990s. ...
  • Inflation and seigniorage studies in Africa 

    Mueller, Jason (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    This paper explores the link between inflation and seigniorage, which is the revenue governments get from printing money. My research uses data from twenty-nine African countries in the time period 1981 to 2005 to find the ...
  • Investigating a countercyclical price level with procyclical inflation 

    Roeger, Edward A. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Recent work of the last 15 years has sought to revaluate what are often thought of as consistent business cycle facts, and one of these in particular ...
  • The legal phase of monopolies 

    Wilson, W. F. (William Frank), b. 1875 (University of Missouri, 1898)
    In the treatment of monopolies it is, perhaps, very properly conceded that some attention be paid to the Labor Question. Such a conclusion is based upon a twofold consideration: 1st because modern economists have placed ...
  • Re-examining the effects of contribution limits on campaign expenditures in gubernatorial elections 

    Lynch, Andrew A. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    While much time has been spent delving into relationship between campaign spending and election outcomes, little has been spent on the question of campaign finance laws on elections. Until Eom and Gross addressed the issue ...
  • The so-called trusts; are they a menace to the future welfare of our country? 

    Moyle, Budd Spurgeon (University of Missouri, 1909)
    This is an era of federation and combination. Great capitalistic corporations and labor unions have factors of tremendous importance. Individual business men combine to form partnerships. Combinations in the form of ...
  • Taxation and regulation of railways in Missouri 

    Newman, Andrew Jackson (University of Missouri, 1911)
    The state of Missouri is officially related to the railways of the State in two very distinct matters; that of taxation and that of regulation of rates of pay and quality of service of the roads. This paper will deal ...
  • Toward a common market in residency: international migration and regional integration 

    Biernbaum, Lee L. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    This paper further develops models of regional migration, particularly in continents integrating regionally as it magnifies the importance of immigrant behavior for economists and policy-makers. I outline the history of ...