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  • Lwiza, Florence
    In Uganda, the past five decades have been characterized by increasing temperatures, longer dry seasons, changes in the timing of rainfall with extreme events such as floods and heavy rainstorms, all of which have adverse ...
  • Potter, Derek (2019-08-01)
    Self-employment and the operation of private businesses form an important sector of the U.S. labor market, accounting for over 400,000 new organizations launched annually in recent years and nearly two-thirds of job creation ...
  • Alhaj-Yaseen, Yaseen Salah (Kansas State University, 2010-08-06)
    For a unique sample of Israeli stocks that went public in the U.S. and then cross-listed in the home market, Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE), this dissertation consists of three essays examining the dynamics of return ...
  • Asebedo, Sarah D. (Kansas State University, 2016-08-01)
    This dissertation employed a psychological framework to investigate the saving behavior of older pre-retirees through three essays using data from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS). Understanding the connection between ...
  • Spann, Scott M. (Kansas State University, 2014-10-29)
    This dissertation, consisting of three studies, explores the factors that influence the financial wellness of employees participating in a workplace financial education program. This dissertation also explores the influence ...
  • Youderian, Xiaoyan Chen (Kansas State University, 2012-07-16)
    The first essay considers how the timing of government education spending influences the intergenerational persistence of income. We build a life-cycle model where human capital is accumulated in early and late childhood. ...
  • Mauslein, Jacob A. (Kansas State University, 2014-07-25)
    As the Internet is progressively integrated into industrial and defense-related networks around the globe, it is becoming increasingly important to understand how state and sub-state groups can use Internet vulnerabilities ...
  • Lam, Shu-Wing Eddery (Kansas State University, 2012-02-03)
    This dissertation comprises of three essays in international macroeconomics. The first essay investigates the competition between two city states, both of which will stand in place of countries in the global scheme. Under ...
  • Chen, Bowen (2019-08-01)
    International trade in agricultural and food commodities has grown rapidly during the past five decades, with increasingly more countries participating in the international mar- kets either as food importers or as food ...
  • Mitchell, James
    Chapter 1: The Effects of Production Contracts on Biosecurity Adoption by United States Hog Producers. Production contracts play an important role in U.S. livestock production. As their use has grown, so has the need to ...
  • Cumbie, Julie A. (Kansas State University, 2012-07-10)
    This dissertation explores financial behavior outcomes based on economic, relational, and behavioral characteristics within marriages and individually. Data for the three essays are obtained from the National Longitudinal ...
  • Clady, Joy P. (2020-05-01)
    In three studies, this dissertation explores the potential connection between financial perceptions, comparisons, and various components of well-being in older adults. Together, the studies aim to add to our understanding ...
  • Nelson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas State University, 2014-12-16)
    This three essay dissertation examined questions related to personal financial difficulties of military members with the aim of suggesting the most effective focal points for those involved in development of policy or ...
  • Nabeshima, George (Kansas State University, 2014-09-24)
    This dissertation consists of three studies exploring the relationship between personality and wealth related variables. The psychological type theory was used as the theoretical framework for the first two studies, while ...
  • Tharp, Derek T. (Kansas State University, 2017-12-01)
    Little is known about the relationships between personality characteristics and financial satisfaction. This dissertation examines three questions. First, what are the relationships between personality characteristics and ...
  • Onemli, Muharrem Burak (Kansas State University, 2010-07-08)
    Mandatory network unbundling is one of the foremost topics in regulatory economics today. The concept has crucial importance in the deregulation of many previously regulated industries including telecommunications, gas, ...
  • Sages, Ronald Alan (Kansas State University, 2012-11-16)
    This dissertation, consisting of three studies, explores the influence of self-esteem upon retirement planning behaviors. Data for all three essays was obtained from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 cohort ...
  • Sanders, Shane (Kansas State University, 2007-05-03)
    The first essay develops a simple sequential-move game to characterize the endogeneity of third-party intervention in conflict. We show how a third party’s “intervention technology” interacts with the canonical “conflict ...
  • Xiao, Renfeng (Kansas State University, 2010-12-06)
    There have been considerable discussions about why countries have interests in forming preferential trade agreements (PTAs), which typically take the forms of a “free trade area” (FTA) with Rules of Origin (ROO) and a ...
  • Horwitz, Edward J. (Kansas State University, 2015-04-24)
    Retirement savings and income projections are among the most financially complex calculations individual Americans will encounter. The movement towards self-directed employer retirement plans has shifted the responsibility ...

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