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Banking Efficiency Analysis for Two Special Years during Recent Financial Crisis 

Li, Chen (2016-12-09)
This paper covered almost thirty thousand groups of commercial banks’ quarterly data in 2007 and 2011 to analyze the influence of 2008 financial crisis on banking performance, and investigate if there is any difference of ...

Credit Delivery Analyses and Climate Impact Issues: The Case of Ghana and Southeastern US 

Quaye, Frederick Murdoch (2015-07-22)
The first paper examines the impact of the microfinance sector on small/ micro enterprises in Ghana. The study uses 2007 BEEPS data and employs the financing constraints approach to study if the presence of microfinance ...

Economic and Econometric Evaluation of the Turkish Labor Market 

Guneysu Atasoy, Filiz (2017-07-06)
This dissertation is organized in three chapters that deal with issues on labor market changes in Turkey. The first chapter estimates how historical internal migration impacted the gender pay gap in the Turkish Labor Market ...

Economics of Microbial Inoculants as an Integrated Pest Management Practice in Apple Production 

Chavez, Holcer (2012-04-17)
Demographic growth, stricter environmental concerns and regulations, and rising prices of chemical pesticides emphasize agricultural production alternatives that substitute chemical input use and increase yields. In ...

Effects of exchange rates on China’s agricultural products: The case of soybean trade between China and the U.S. 

Si, Chengyu (2016-07-26)
Exchange rate is a potentially important factor affecting international trade. In the past 30 years, the exchange rate of RMB against USD has changed a lot. In the recent 10 years, for example, the real RMB appreciated ...

Essays on International, Development and Environmental Economics 

Alkilany, Yousef Aburodess Assaid (2022-07-28)  ETD File Embargoed
This dissertation consists of three empirical essays in three chapters, which sheds light on select research questions on foreign inflows on the income inequality in low-income countries, the agricultural productivity of ...

Impact Analysis of Auburn Related Services on Farmers in Alabama 

Wu, Le (2012-05-16)
This thesis studies what factors influence farmers' decisions to use services provided by Auburn University and how these programs affected the performance of farmers in Alabama. The study is based on survey data collected ...

Impact of Drought Stress on Transgenic Corn Seed Technologies in the United States: A Comparative Analysis 

Wesley, John David (2012-05-16)
Corn grain yield per acre has increased over 450% in the United States over the last 80 years. Continued increases in productivity may be aided by the advancement and adoption of improved transgenic corn seed varieties, ...

Three Essays Analyzing Microfinance Institutions, Housing Policy and Agricultural Banks. 

Machatha, Charles (2021-03-31)
Chapter 1 evaluates if MFIs can realize cost savings from lending in both rural and urban markets, which would mean that the MFIs would exhibit economies of scale and cost complementarities. The presence of cost complementarities ...

Three Essays in Applied Economics 

Hikkaduwa Epa Liyanage, Kumuditha (2022-05-02)  ETD File Embargoed
This dissertation includes three empirical essays as three chapters selecting different research questions in Land Economics and Financial and Development Economics. I contribute to the literature by extending and implementing ...

Three Essays in Environmental and Development Economics 

Wang, Meijuan (2018-07-18)
This dissertation consists of three empirical essays as three chapters on environmental issue and hunger problem in developing countries. Chapter 1 examines whether the central winter heating causes the air pollution in ...

Three Essays on Agribusiness and Food Economics 

Anand, Mohit (2018-11-16)  ETD File Embargoed
Energy security and food security are global challenges for people across the world. Research examining land use for bioenergy crops is critical because it pertains to issues of food-fuel competition. This dissertation ...

Three Essays on Applied Economics 

Si, Chengyu (2019-07-23)
This dissertation is composed of three chapters examining the wage inequality in developing countries, and the effect of insurance subsidy on land use allocation. Chapter 1 is about the distributional decomposition of ...

Three Essays on Non-Market Valuation Applications 

Robinson, Derrick (2015-12-10)
This dissertation is organized into three topics using nonmarket valuation applications. The first topic examines the demand behavior of recreational participants to the coastal counties in Alabama and Mississippi and ...

Three Essays on the Economics of Climate Impacts on Agriculture 

Lee, Jaehyuk (2013-05-15)
Global warming has been a hot issue lately all around world not only because it has been in increasing trend since 1980s but also affects many economic sectors as well as different aspect of human life. The three essays ...

Women's Property Rights and Outreach of Microfinance Institutions Targeting Women 

Bailey, Rachel (2016-12-12)
The right to legally own and control property is vital to the ability of an individual to receive credit. Women in developing countries often lack property rights and are therefore at a disadvantage when applying for loans. ...