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 Degree Discipline: Economics
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
Dialectical and Institutional Continuity in Relation to Evolutionary Thought

Dialectical and Institutional Continuity in Relation to Evolutionary Thought

Date: August 1955
Creator: Benz, George A.
Description: This thesis discusses dialectical and institutional continuity in relation to evolutionary thought.
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Did the Construction of Lake Dallas Benefit or Injure Denton County from the Tax Valuation Standpoint

Did the Construction of Lake Dallas Benefit or Injure Denton County from the Tax Valuation Standpoint

Date: 1948
Creator: Millar, Abram A.
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to determine whether or not Denton County gained or lost from the construction of Lake Dallas from the tax valuation standpoint.
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The Discount Operations of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

The Discount Operations of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Date: 1947
Creator: Richardson, Jean
Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to give a factual presentation of the operation of the discount system of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Texas, covering the years 1914 through 1935.
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Disposition of Disputed Cases, Involving Non-Basic Wage, Union Security, and Non-Wage Issues of the Oil Refining Industry by the Eighth Regional War Labor Board

Disposition of Disputed Cases, Involving Non-Basic Wage, Union Security, and Non-Wage Issues of the Oil Refining Industry by the Eighth Regional War Labor Board

Date: 1947
Creator: Grubbs, Kenneth R.
Description: This investigation is a study of the issues involved in the disputed cases pertaining to the Oil Refining Industry which were certified to the Eighth Regional War Labor Board serving Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana during World War II.
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The Economic Aspects of Prevailing Trends in Women's Education Programs

The Economic Aspects of Prevailing Trends in Women's Education Programs

Date: 1949
Creator: Mullennix, Patricia Ochsenbein
Description: This thesis discusses the results of a survey given to college women focusing on the various roles women must play, with a focus on their economic aspects.
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Economic Aspects of the Radio Broadcasting Industry

Economic Aspects of the Radio Broadcasting Industry

Date: 1949
Creator: Hicks, Thomas L.
Description: This thesis deals with the radio problem in an effort to determine some of the results of competition and why federal control has finally been imposed on the broadcasting industry.
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Economic Development in Ghana: Some Problems and Prospects

Economic Development in Ghana: Some Problems and Prospects

Date: May 1974
Creator: Attuquayefio, Alan B.
Description: After independence on March 6, 1957, Ghana, under the late President Kwame Nkrumah, turned to diverse developmental activities. Economically, Ghana was on sound footing; the balance of payments was favorable and cocoa was yielding a good harvest. In 1967, Nkrumah was ousted due to his dictatorial rule. In this study the available primary and secondary sources were utilized. Primary sources were made available by the Ghana Embassy in Washington, D. C. and by friends and relatives in institutions of higher learning in Ghana. The study is divided into five chapters. Chapter I concerns itself with a geographical survey of the country, including land, climate, people, and natural resources. Chapter II explores political developments, and Chapter III examines some of the crucial economic problems. Chapter IV explores some economic progress and Chapter V makes suggestions, some of which may seem sordid and grim, but at least they offer a "stepping stone."
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Economic Development of the Oil and Natural Gas Sector in Bahrain

Economic Development of the Oil and Natural Gas Sector in Bahrain

Date: December 1984
Creator: Sadik, Abdullah
Description: The problem with which this investigation is concerned is determining the viability of economic development in the oil and natural gas sector in Bahrain since its independence in August 1971, and the changing role of the government in shaping oil policies and managing downstream operations. This inquiry emphasizes the importance of cooperation and coordination in the oil industry among the Arab Gulf States. This study concludes that Bahrain's economy is passing through and era which will have one of two possible endings: one will protect the independence of the country and promote cooperation with the other Arab Gulf States as a transitional stage toward a board regional unity; the other will lead Bahrain to become a commercial outlet for Saudi Arabia.
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Economic Developments and Policies in Post-Civil War Nigeria

Economic Developments and Policies in Post-Civil War Nigeria

Date: December 1978
Creator: Umo, Akpan Akpan
Description: The approach of the study is historical and institutional. The thesis compares the performance of the pre-war Nigerian economy to its post-war performance. The study analyzes the role of petroleum production, agriculture, and the banking system as the major generators of growth in the economy. It portrays the political framework of the country, and endeavors to give a clear and concise understanding of the economic and political implications of the war. Development planning policy issues are examined and evaluated to ascertain the degree to which Nigerian planners are fully aware of the nation's development obstacles.
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Economic Efficiency of Personal Air Transportation as a Technological Factor in the United States

Economic Efficiency of Personal Air Transportation as a Technological Factor in the United States

Date: 1950
Creator: Brooks, Jerry R.
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine the factors of economic efficiency embodied in the modern personal airplane and its related services in the United States, with a view to ascertaining the significance of such transportation as a technological factor in the American national economy.
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An Economic Evaluation of the Development of the Trinity River Basin as Compared with the Tennessee Valley Authority

An Economic Evaluation of the Development of the Trinity River Basin as Compared with the Tennessee Valley Authority

Date: June 1950
Creator: Moore, Fred DeArmond
Description: "The Tennessee Valley Authority is a world example of the full development of a river basin in soil conservation, flood control, navigation, electric power, afforestation, and recreation... Many river basin areas in the United States have created planning commissions to further develop the advancement of their own watershed problems. The Trinity Improvement Association is the planning commission for the Trinity River watershed area... In Chapter II a factual resume of the Tennessee Valley Authority will be given, and this chapter will be used as a basis of comparison for the development of the Trinity River Basin. Chapter III covers the problem of soil conservation and flood control within the watershed area; Chapter IV deals with the industrial and municipal use of water and the resources of the tributary area; Chapter V contains a brief history of the canal movement on the Trinity, the feasibility of such a canal, and miscellaneous developments; and Chapter VI contains the conclusions that it seems appropriate to draw. " -- leaf 1.
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The Economic Theory of the Chemical Industry

The Economic Theory of the Chemical Industry

Date: 1951
Creator: Lawhon, Edgar C.
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to contrast classical theory with the operations of a controlled industry whose foremost raw material is technical knowledge, and to observe whether these operations can approximate the conditions of orthodox theory.
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Economic Thought as a Culmination of Eighteenth-Century Ideas

Economic Thought as a Culmination of Eighteenth-Century Ideas

Date: June 1971
Creator: Bonds, Marianne
Description: This investigation is concerned with determining the role played in the development of a body of economic thought by the philosophic, political, and economic forces prevailing in the eighteenth century.
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The Economic Utilization of Old Newspapers with Emphasis on Recyling

The Economic Utilization of Old Newspapers with Emphasis on Recyling

Date: May 1971
Creator: Duncan, Robert J.
Description: This thesis discusses the recycling of old newspapers into fresh newsprint. The thesis includes an introduction and chapters on solid wastes, recycling paper fiber, the newsprint paper industry, recycling newsprint, alternate uses of refuse including old newspapers, legislation, and a conclusion.
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The Effect of World War II on the Aluminum Industry

The Effect of World War II on the Aluminum Industry

Date: 1950
Creator: Williams, Bazil M.
Description: This study attempts to impart such facts as will enable the reader to select his own alternative as to the feasibility of monopoly or free competition within the aluminum industry. In order to assist the reader in making decisions the evolution of the supply and price structure of aluminum and its effects on demand are submitted.
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Electronics as an Economic Resource:  A Study of the Impact of Technology on Resource Theory

Electronics as an Economic Resource: A Study of the Impact of Technology on Resource Theory

Date: 1951
Creator: Simpson, Jerry Peyton
Description: This thesis discusses electronics as an economic resource and the impact of technology on resource theory.
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England and the International Monetary System of the Nineteenth Century

England and the International Monetary System of the Nineteenth Century

Date: May 1963
Creator: Murray, Jack W.
Description: There were two international standards in the nineteenth century, the theoretical gold standard and the historical sterling standard. The primary interest of this thesis is the latter, although the theoretical framework of the gold standard will also be examined. Because of its role in the London money market, particular attention will be given to the Bank of England. Since the Bank and the international standards were products of the evolutionary and revolutionary changes which occurred in Britain during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, an attempt will be made to examine them within their historical context.
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An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Texas State Teacher's Association in Meeting the Welfare Needs of Public School Teachers in the Areas of Tenure and Retirement

An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Texas State Teacher's Association in Meeting the Welfare Needs of Public School Teachers in the Areas of Tenure and Retirement

Date: August 1970
Creator: Harvey, Rowland C.
Description: The primary purpose of this study is to review the actions of the Texas State Teacher's Association as an organization in support of the needs of Texas teachers for adequate tenure and retirement, and to evaluate their effectiveness in securing these needs.
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An Examination of the Feasibility of Measuring National Income from Monetary Data

An Examination of the Feasibility of Measuring National Income from Monetary Data

Date: August 1972
Creator: Repass, William F.
Description: The purpose of the paper is to explore, more fully, one particular aspect of economic accounting, measurement of national income. Since data problems often inhibit attempts to measure national income by conventional methods, particularly in less developed regions, the paper focuses attention on alternative techniques of measurement with major emphasis on procedures employing monetary data.
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The Film Versus the Demonstration Method in Teaching Cake Making to High School Girls

The Film Versus the Demonstration Method in Teaching Cake Making to High School Girls

Date: 1951
Creator: Phillips, Joe Marie
Description: The purpose of the present study was to determine the comparative effectiveness of the educational sound film and the demonstration method in teaching the quick-mix method of cake making.
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Foreign Direct Investment and Political Risk

Foreign Direct Investment and Political Risk

Date: May 1983
Creator: Bil, Faruk
Description: This paper will show that, despite the need for extension of foreign direct investment in the form of multinational corporations to capital-scarce, less developed countries, political risk creates a gap between the demand and supply of foreign investments. In Chapter II, the patterns of foreign direct investment are analyzed. Chapter III reviews the various sources of political risk and concludes that the existence of political risk is an obstacle to the formation of optimum level investment. Chapter IV discusses the relative positions of the less developed countries and the multinational corporations. Chapter V shows the problems caused by the absence of a universal, regulatory institution. Chapter VI presents case studies of corporations based in Chile, Peru, and Angola. Chapter VII suggests ways that political risk can be minimized.
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A General Economic Study of Patterns of Government Expenditures in Thailand

A General Economic Study of Patterns of Government Expenditures in Thailand

Date: August 1984
Creator: Chandraprasert, Poch
Description: An analysis of Thai government expenditures demonstrates that they expanded rapidly between 1900 and 1969, due primarily to rising prices and the extension of government functions, particularly during the post-war period. In contrast, the war effect had little influence on the growth of expenditures. During the period under study, Thai government expenditures were devoted largely to general, social, and economic services, with emphasis on transportation and communication, defense, agriculture, and education. Current expenditures (for defense, education, etc.) represented a higher percentage of total government expenditures than did capital expenditures (for public construction, social services, etc.). In general, the case of Thailand indicates that levels of government expenditure were higher in conjunction with greater emphasis on economic and social development.
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Government Involvement in the Economies of Developed and Developing Countries

Government Involvement in the Economies of Developed and Developing Countries

Date: December 1982
Creator: Alkhafaji, Abbass F. (Abbass Fadel)
Description: Although the government role in the economy has extended to include various sectors of the economy, there are still problems of the causes of government involvement and how such involvement is related to the structure and function of the industrial government. The purpose of this study is to test the government involvement phenomenon both theoretically and empirically. The study compares two approaches to the government theories. The first approach deals with theories of capitalism and focuses on the function of the government methods as they are observed. The second approach deals with theories of the capitalist government and focuses on the functions and the form of the government as deducted from the historical analysis.
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The Harambee Movement and its Effects on Kenya's Economic Development

The Harambee Movement and its Effects on Kenya's Economic Development

Date: May 1984
Creator: Moga, Mary M.
Description: This paper examines the Harambee Movement and how it affected Kenya's economic development. Before 1963 Kenya was a British colony and economic development favored the colonial government. At Independence the new government tried to restructure the economy for the Kenyan people. Recognizing the lack of adequate capital and a rural development program, the movement became a means by which people could provide services for themselves. These services included schools, technical training, water supply and health facilities. Sources of data were books, articles, government publications and papers published by the Institute of Development Studies, Nairobi University. The Harambee Movement flourished in the provision of educational opportunities, clean water supply and health facilities. Problems included planning, coordinating and duplication of services.
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