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  • The amount of edible meat in the various cuts from animals of known life histories 

    Greene, Flora Hartley (University of Missouri, 1909)
    This series of experiments was undertaken with the thought of studying the composition of the different cuts of meat from the housekeeper's standpoint, to determine what cut of meat will furnish the most edible meat for a ...
  • The role of time preference on wealth 

    Zumwalt, Andrew Mark, 1982- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Youth 1979, this analysis affirmed the influence of time preference on wealth. Time preference was measured using the respondent's behaviors as proxies for time preference. ...
  • Participation in tax deferred retirement programs in a defined benefit environment 

    Gibler, Rhonda K., 1969- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    The purpose of this study is to examine the major factors that influence employees' decisions regarding their levels of participation in employer sponsored tax-deferred retirement savings accounts (TDAs). At the broadest ...