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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
AGRICULTURAL RISK MANAGEMENT POLICY AND PRODUCER DECISION MAKING
This dissertation consists of three papers on agricultural risk management and producer decision making. The first paper estimates the potential for federal crop insurance subsidies to crowd-out participation in the ...
ESSAYS ON INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION
This dissertation includes three essays that examine international migration in the former Soviet Union. Chapter 2 uses an endogenous growth model to explore the impact of remittances on growth in FSU countries. In this ...
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 ...
POST DISABILITY AND MATERNITY LEAVE EMPLOYMENT – CONSIDERING EDUCATION INTERACTIONS AND STATE MANDATES
This research estimates the joint effect of education and state mandates on employment after potentially temporary detachment from the labor market due to disability or maternity leave. The theoretical framework for the ...
Topics in Spatial-Temporal Economics
This dissertation can be broadly defined as touching economic questions as they relate to both time and space. In the first chapter, I investigate reference point updating within periods. The defining feature separating ...