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 Department: Department of Economics
 Decade: 1940-1949
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
An Analysis of the Sources of Tax Revenue of the State of Texas

An Analysis of the Sources of Tax Revenue of the State of Texas

Date: 1947
Creator: McCloud, Leland W.
Description: The study proposes to analyze the tax sources of the State of Texas and to evaluate these sources on the basis of certain principles of sound taxation.
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Appeals Made to Employees to Influence Their Decision Regarding Collective Bargaining

Appeals Made to Employees to Influence Their Decision Regarding Collective Bargaining

Date: 1945
Creator: Boyd, Sulton J.
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the types of appeals made to employees by employers and labor organizations for the purpose of influencing the employees' decision with respect to accepting or rejecting collective bargaining, and classifying, as near as possible, the types of appeals.
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The Automatic Adjustment of Wages to Changes in Price Levels

The Automatic Adjustment of Wages to Changes in Price Levels

Date: 1949
Creator: Turpen, George William
Description: This study of automatic wage adjustments to changes in price levels will do the following: (1) give the historical background of cost-of-living wage adjustments to changes in price levels; (2) show whether there is a need for adjusting wages to changes in price levels; (3) show whether or not industry can afford to pay wages that are automatically adjusted to changes in price levels; (4) list some of the contracts between labor and capital that contain an example of the automatic cost-of-living wage adjustment; (5) summarize the problem and draw conclusions from the study as a whole.
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Communism in China

Communism in China

Date: 1949
Creator: Dickie, Alex, Jr.
Description: The purpose of this study is fourfold: to show why and how Communism is emerging in China; to explain the special characteristics of the Chinese Communists and their tactics; to indicate the effect of Communism on the people of China; and to attempt an analysis of the attitude the Chinese Communists manifest toward the United States and Russia. Special emphasis will be laid upon the conflict between the Kuomintang (Nationalists) led by Chiang K'aishek and the Communists led by Mao Tze-Tung.
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A Critique of John Maynard Keynes' Concept of the Propensity to Consume

A Critique of John Maynard Keynes' Concept of the Propensity to Consume

Date: 1949
Creator: Ashby, James B.
Description: It will be a part of the purpose of this paper to show that Keynesian economics treats a closed economy in a static condition while American and British society in actuality exist in open economies in a dynamic condition. In scope this paper is limited to an appraisal of the first of the main concepts of John Maynard Keynes' General Theory. That is, this paper will be concerned only with the "Theory of the Propensity to Consume" and its ramifications.
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Crude Oil Pipe Lines: A Study of Economic Control

Crude Oil Pipe Lines: A Study of Economic Control

Date: 1947
Creator: Bass, Carlyle McCoy
Description: The present study does not represent a general investigation of all the various divisions of the transportation phase of the petroleum industry but a very small segment of the industry, i.e., crude oil pipe lines. Rather than being an examination of the technical operations of the industry the study is directed towards a consideration of the instrumentalities of control of interstate pipe line facilities exercised at the hands of major or integrated companies.
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The Dairy Industry and the Texas Antitrust Laws

The Dairy Industry and the Texas Antitrust Laws

Date: 1949
Creator: Self, Stanley Allen
Description: The general problem to be dealt with in this thesis is that of determining whether the antitrust laws of the state of Texas fulfill their aim of maintaining competition through the prosecution of conspiracies in restraint of trade. The specific problem is the determination of the effect of the antitrust laws on the dairy industry in Texas.
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The Development of the River Resources of the United States is a Public Function

The Development of the River Resources of the United States is a Public Function

Date: 1948
Creator: Smith, Roger
Description: This investigation is an analysis of the social or economic effects of TVA electricity. It is the purpose of this endeavor to present a well-documented case supporting the thesis that the development of our water resources is a public function.
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The Development of the Theory of Economic Law Prior to Classical Economics

The Development of the Theory of Economic Law Prior to Classical Economics

Date: 1948
Creator: Pearson, John E.
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the origin and development of economic law. In doing this we may better determine whether our present theory of economic law is an element of scientific data or whether it merely leads to confusion and inconsistency. The purpose of this thesis is to see from where our ideas came, in the belief that confusion in a society is the result of the failure of ideas to correspond with reality.
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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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A History of the First State Bank of Gladewater, Texas, and Its Economic Relationship with the Community

A History of the First State Bank of Gladewater, Texas, and Its Economic Relationship with the Community

Date: June 1948
Creator: McLean, Billy B.
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to present a history of the founding, operations, services, and growth of the First State Bank of Gladewater,Texas, with special emphasis placed on the economic relationships between the bank and the community. The general problem in this thesis is to gather all the material and data pertaining to the organization, operation, and functions of the bank, with relation to the growth of the community and to present them in a readable coherent manner.
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A History of the Labor Movement in the Oil Industry

A History of the Labor Movement in the Oil Industry

Date: 1942
Creator: Mullennix, Grady L.
Description: This is a study of the labor movement in the oil industry from an historical approach.
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The Impact of the Second World War upon Agriculture in Henderson County, Texas

The Impact of the Second World War upon Agriculture in Henderson County, Texas

Date: 1949
Creator: George, Willard H.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the impact of the Second World War upon the agricultural economy of Henderson County, Texas, with primary emphasis upon the economic and social changes brought about by wartime conditions during the years 1940 through 1945.
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The Labor Policy of the Ford Motor Company at Dallas, Texas

The Labor Policy of the Ford Motor Company at Dallas, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Sumner, Vance Davidson
Description: A study of the labor policy of the Ford motor company at Dallas, Texas.
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Monopolies and Wastes in the Steel Industry

Monopolies and Wastes in the Steel Industry

Date: 1948
Creator: Lentz, Oscar H., Jr.
Description: The general problem involved in this study is one of resource utilization. The specific approach of this study shall take the form of an inquiry into the relation between monopoly and waste.
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The Need for Co-Operation Among Independent Food Retailers of Denton, Texas

The Need for Co-Operation Among Independent Food Retailers of Denton, Texas

Date: June 1942
Creator: Cook, Herschell D.
Description: It has become more and more evident that independent food retailers must co-ordinate their individual efforts if they are to gain an operating efficiency paralleling that of the corporate multiple-unit or chain system. Such co-ordination largely has taken three courses: (1) group buying clubs, (2) wholesale- sponsored voluntary chains, and (3) retailer-owned co-operative warehouses. It is the last of these that this study suggests as the most appropriate course for Denton independent retailers.
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The Organization and Development of Consumer Cooperatives in Plano, Texas

The Organization and Development of Consumer Cooperatives in Plano, Texas

Date: August 1949
Creator: Marshall, Vada G.
Description: The writer proposes in this study to make a survey of the organization and development of consumer cooperatives in Plano, Texas. Various phases of the development and present status of the consumer cooperatives are to be dealt with including history of organization, financial growth, operating procedure, management, benefits to the community, comparison with Rochdale Principles, and the reasons for the success of the cooperatives in the Plano community.
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Postwar World Wheat Cartels and Competitive Theory

Postwar World Wheat Cartels and Competitive Theory

Date: 1949
Creator: Gates, Thomas Virgil
Description: The general problem examined in this study is that of competition versus administration in the determination of the price of wheat.
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The Present Status of Sociology in Texas High Schools

The Present Status of Sociology in Texas High Schools

Date: 1940
Creator: Bryant, Stella Senor
Description: It is the purpose of this study to classify the high schools in the State of Texas offering accredited courses in sociology, and to make an analysis and evaluation of the textbooks that are on the recommended list for use in the secondary schools.
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Reciprocal Trade Agreements and our Latin American Neighbors

Reciprocal Trade Agreements and our Latin American Neighbors

Date: 1945
Creator: White, William Grady
Description: This investigation is a study of the principles and practices embodied in the Trade Agreements policy inaugurated by the United States in 1934 as it relates to Latin American trade.
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