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Stochastic simulation and optimization of mobile chipping economics in processing and transport of forest biomass from residues
(Silva Fennica, 2013)
We analyzed the economics of mobile chipping and transport of biomass from forest residues for energy purposes under uncertainty. A discrete-event simulation model was developed and utilized to quantify the impacts of ...
The Strategic Implications of China's Naval Modernization
THE STRATEGIC IMPLICATIONS FOR CHINA'S NAVAL MODERNIZATION Abstract by Ryan Kelley McMahon, Ph.D. Washington State University May 2013 Chair: Martha Cottam The People's Republic of China (PRC) has produced staggering ...
Place Becomes Us: Kairotic Entelechy, Identification, and Political Economy in Harney County, Oregon
This dissertation explores theories concerning time and place as instances of what Aristotle terms
The Economics of Information with Applications in Advertising and Philanthropic Organizations
Information is a valuable commodity in the market place. Consumers gather information for products, producers supply information about product prices, quality, characteristics, etc., investors collect information on firms, ...
EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS AND SUSTAINABLE ENERGY
This dissertation consists of three independent papers on sustainable energy. The first paper proposes a reward system to promote residential recycling. The proposed mechanism complements existing recycling systems after ...
THREE ESSAYS IN APPLIED MICROECONOMICS: PRODUCT DIFFERENTIATION, CONSUMER PREFERENCE AND REPUTATION
My dissertation consists of three independent papers in microeconomics. The purpose of this dissertation includes investigating how government policy affects firms' decision and consumer behavior in the presence of product ...