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Preferences for Wine and Food Consumption in China
The overall purpose of this dissertation is to investigate the Chinese consumers' preferences for wine products, how these preferences drive their purchasing habits and behavior, and the food consumption patterns in Chinese ...
ESSAYS ON ACADEMIC LABOR MARKET AND FAMILY PLANNING
This dissertation consists of three independent papers. The first paper analyzes the impact of work-life policies on representation of female faculty in economics department of U.S. doctoral granting institutions. In ...
Essays on the economics of disease control and child malnutrition
Determining the benefits of infectious diseases control can provide the impetus for policy makers to prioritize disease control, but this requires knowledge about how control measures affect disease outcomes and how to ...
Entrepreneurial Innovation: Patent Rank and Marketing Science
This dissertation examines innovation from the Austrian-economic perspective of the entrepreneur utilizing patents as a proxy. For over 60 years, scholars in marketing, strategy, and economics have been looking for a way ...
Oil and The Libyan Economy
Oil is the single most important resource in the Libyan economy. In order to explore the extent to which oil dominates the development of Libyan national income, this study covers the period time from 1990 to 2009. This ...
An Analysis of the Implications of Strengthened Intellectual Property Rights to Agriculture of Developing Countries and Responses of Selected Public Research Institutions in Southeast Asia
Better understanding of intellectual property rights (IPR) is indispensable to informed policy making in all areas of development, including agriculture - the backbone of economy of majority of developing countries. For ...
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 ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION AND APPLIED MICROECONOMICS
In the first chapter, I analyze a common property resource located between two countries in the presence of two forms of bilateral externalities: the tragedy of the commons, and the environmental pollution resulting from ...
ECONOMICS OF ORGANIC AND SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS
This dissertation explores how organic and sustainable claims affect prices and consumer willingness to pay (WTP) for food and beverage products in three separate papers. The first paper examines how organic, sustainable, ...