• The changing policy environment for agriculture in the European Union 

    Binfield, Julian (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    The EU has undergone two major expansions in just three years, enlarging from 15 members (EU-15) to 25 members in May 2004, and then adding Bulgaria and Romania in January 2007. Agriculture has played a central role in all ...
  • Regulation and distribution of wine in the United States 

    Mullins, Michelle Lee (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    This dissertation provides an empirical linkage between New Institutional Economics and the United States alcohol industry, with a specific look at the wine industry. Using an institutional economics framework, it analyzes ...
  • Three essays on agricultural price volatility 

    Yuan, Yiyong (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    The three essays of this dissertation cover issues of understanding and managing price uncertainty across the meat value chain and related futures market. The first essay discussed the implications of recent change in ...