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Essays in international trade and energy economics 

Ozturk, Ozcan (2017-07-27)
This Dissertation consists of three empirical essays in international trade and energy economics. Chapter 1 examines whether the food market of Turkey is cointegrated with the world food market. Using an error correction ...

Essays in International Trade: Cotton, Seafood, and Meat 

Wang, Ping (2018-11-26)
The dissertation consists of three essays as three chapters and it focuses on agricultural trade. Each essay studies a separate agricultural product and applies a different research method. Chapter 1 applies a Muth-type ...

Essays on Applied Econometrics 

Citak, Ferhat (2017-07-26)
This dissertation consists of three essays. The first essay analyzes the determinants of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the food products sector in Turkey. An Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) model which is ...

Essays on Applied Econometrics: Agriculture and Development 

Chavez, Holcer (2014-06-18)
This dissertation explores three topics on agriculture and development using different applied econometric techniques. In the first chapter, Non-linear regression models were used to estimate the effect of own and other ...

Essays on Applied International Economics and Finance 

Resiandini, Pramesti (2011-04-06)
Studies in international economics and finance have become increasingly important in understanding the ways economies are integrated. This dissertation comprises three essays on this topic. The first essay investigates ...

Essays on Applied Resource Economics Using Bioeconomic Optimization Models 

Affuso, Ermanno (2011-11-30)
With rising demographic growth, there is increasing interest in analytical studies that assess alternative policies to provide an optimal allocation of scarce natural resources while ensuring environmental sustainability. ...

Essays on Farmer Consumption Choices, Beginning Farmers Credit Constraints and Exit 

Griffin, Bretford (2016-12-19)
The dissertation is divided into three chapters, the first concerning the choice of food safety in Ghana, the second on Beginning farmer credit constraints, and the last on beginning farmer survival. Chapter 1 uses ...

Essays on Food and Agricultural Policy 

Irimia-Vladu, Marina (2006-12-15)
The study provides insight into the policy provisions that provide a safety net for low income families and agricultural producers in the United States. Private food assistance along with Food Stamp Program and Federal ...

Essays on GCC Energy Economics and Saudi Arabia’s Economic Growth 

Al Mahish, Mohammed (2016-12-12)
The first chapter analyzes the impact of energy subsidies on a select sample of nitrogen fertilizer producers in the Arabian Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region that disclose their financial statements. The paper estimates ...

Essays on International Trade and Finance: An Empirical Assessment of Food Safety and Banking Crises 

Chen, Rui (2017-12-11)
This dissertation is composed of three chapters examining how food policy and bilateral tariff affect international trade, and how 2007-2008 global banking crises influence MFIs performance. Chapter 1 explores the impact ...

ESSAYS ON PRODUCTIVITY ANALYSIS 

Zhang, Jingfang (2021-12-06)
This dissertation includes three essays conducting analyses of firm performance with the emphasis on estimating production technology, productivity, cost effectiveness and their relations with closely related aspects of ...

Essays on South Africa: Exchange Rates, Bilateral Trade and Inflation 

Kinyua, Peter (2012-04-20)
South Africa shows how natural resources can be harnessed to build a successful economy. This success gives rise to peculiar macroeconomic issues that warrant analysis. Chapter one of this dissertation investigates the ...

Essays on the Profitability of Winter Farming Enterprises 

Anand, Manik (2010-12-08)
Cover crops can boost soil productivity as they increase soil organic carbon levels, improve water infiltration and reduce soil erosion. In addition to the agronomic and environmental benefits, they can also provide ...

Essays on Using Experimental Agronomic Data to Solve Practical Cropping Decision Problems 

Duzy, Leah (2014-05-01)
Across the United States, agronomic research is being conducted that provides agricultural producers with new cropping options; however, without having insight into the profitability or risk associated with the options, ...

Evaluating Access Barriers To Primary Health Care Services For Hispanic Residents in Toombs County, Georgia 

Vitale, Michele (2007-05-15)
Latinos are no longer concentrated in “traditional” cities and states, like Los Angeles, Florida, and Texas, and the rural Latino population is rapidly increasing in number throughout many regions of the nation, mostly in ...

Evaluating the Competitiveness of US Agricultural Market Commodities 

Kagochi, John (2007-08-15)
This dissertation is organized into three different topics in the field of international trade and economics that look at the competitiveness of US agricultural export commodities using different economic models and ...

Examining the Role of U.S. Agricultural Policy on Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Filings and Active Cases 

Turrisi, Adrian (2022-05-01)  ETD File Embargoed
Farm bankruptcy enables eligible farmers the opportunity to reorganize debts while remaining operational. Providing safety nets for farmers is a long-standing U.S. agricultural policy that has recently reached historic ...

Extension Support for Cassava (Manihot esculenta) Production and Processing in Nigeria: Impact on Farm Practice Adoption 

Otubo, Oluchi (2021-04-22)
Many factors have been found to affect farmers’ adoption of new technologies by different authors, which include farmers’ interaction with extension services and socio-economic characteristics of farmers. This study ...

Factors Affecting Markets, Economic Growth and Economic Development: Three Essays in Applied Economics 

Tadjion, Omer (2016-08-01)
Abstract This dissertation consists of three essays. The topics of the essays are not necessary related, and each essay constitutes a chapter in this dissertation. The first chapter presents farm and retail models ...

Farm Investment and Off-Farm Income - A Study of Farms in Alabama 

Mai, Chi (2006-12-15)
This thesis examines the effect of availability of internal finance, net farm income, and net off-farm household income on farm investment. It presents a detailed review of previous studies, develops and estimates an ...