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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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Waste of Human Resources in Education

Waste of Human Resources in Education

Date: 1949
Creator: Clotiaux, LeRoy Jean
Description: The problem of this study is the non-utilization of human resources in the educational system, with concrete emphasis on the relationships between the value of human beings and the waste of human resources.
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The Workability of Monopoly in the Oil Industry

The Workability of Monopoly in the Oil Industry

Date: 1949
Creator: Perkins, John Emmit
Description: In this thesis, the author examines the theory that competition in the oil industry is "unworkable" and looks at the development and current status of monopoly in the oil industry to determine whether or not monopoly is workable.
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A Comparison and Contrast of the Classical and Institutional Theories of Monopoly

A Comparison and Contrast of the Classical and Institutional Theories of Monopoly

Date: August 1949
Creator: Robertson, Jack E.
Description: "... it will be the purpose of this paper to search the writings of Classicism as exemplified by Smith, Say, Ricardo, Senior, Mill and Marshall, and the works of Veblen for their theories of monopoly. By a contrast and comparison of these theories, it is hoped that the information developed may become the basis for checking any hidden holdovers from these two schools and, by showing their origin, to develop some understanding of a singularly complex problem of the modern world."--leaf 2
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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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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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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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Technological Development of the Automobile

Technological Development of the Automobile

Date: 1950
Creator: Huesser, Lloyd E.
Description: This thesis will, in the main, deal with the more important technical developments of the automobile. It will attempt to report these developments as they affected the evolution of the motor vehicle, to show how they came about, and to set forth the conditions that influenced them.
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The Theory of Capitalistic Stagnation

The Theory of Capitalistic Stagnation

Date: 1950
Creator: George, John E.
Description: The problem to be dealt with in this paper is the theory of capitalistic stagnation. Why is it important to examine the theory of capitalistic stagnation? The continuity of the theory of stagnation is the only portion of economic doctrine that is held in common by the Classical, Marxian, Keynesian, and Institutional economists.
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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 Development of a Theory of Agricultural Price Administration Since 1930

The Development of a Theory of Agricultural Price Administration Since 1930

Date: 1951
Creator: Spears, McGehee H. (McGehee Harrod),1929-
Description: This thesis is concerned with the problems of agricultural price administration. It is an examination of the different agricultural price administration experiments that have been used. These administered price experiments are the topics of discussion.
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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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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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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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Industrial Espionage and Surveillance : A Study of Employer Resistance to the Institution of Collective Bargaining

Industrial Espionage and Surveillance : A Study of Employer Resistance to the Institution of Collective Bargaining

Date: 1951
Creator: Parr, Robert W.
Description: The primary object is to make an exploration of and to examine in detail the practice of industrial espionage and surveillance. Many people, while they may be aware of the existence of such a practice, have only a limited knowledge of the ramifications inherent in it. This study, then, will seek to localize and to classify the facts on the subject of espionage and surveillance of the union activities of workers. An attempt will be made to present the facts in such a way that one who is completely unaware of the existence of the practice may also be made to know the significance of industrial espionage and surveillance by reading this paper.
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The Theory of Administered Wages

The Theory of Administered Wages

Date: 1951
Creator: Ford, Clyde
Description: There is at the present time a need for a great deal more study regarding the way in which wage payments are determined. Are wages determined or fixed by natural law? Or are they administered through the conscious effort of man? It will be the purpose of this study to partially investigate the determination of wages both theoretical and actual. Perhaps some insight may be gained that will give rough answers to the above questions.
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Community Pressures Exerted by Employers to Break Strikes

Community Pressures Exerted by Employers to Break Strikes

Date: August 1952
Creator: Barnebey, June Mandeville
Description: This thesis explores community pressures exerted by employers to break strikes and their history.
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The Prairie Dichotomy: an American Cultural Pattern

The Prairie Dichotomy: an American Cultural Pattern

Date: August 1952
Creator: Durham, Floyd Wesley
Description: This thesis discusses American prairie culture through the writings of Thorstein Veblen and Mark Twain.
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The National Labor Relations Board's Interpretation of Interference, Restraint and Coercion

The National Labor Relations Board's Interpretation of Interference, Restraint and Coercion

Date: 1954
Creator: Harding, Edward Keith
Description: This study will endeavor to present an analysis of the process in which the National Labor Relations Board gave specific meaning to "interfere with, restrain or coerce" found in section 8(1) of the National Labor Relations Act of 1935. Under Section 8(1) of the Act, the Labor Board, subject to judicial review, has the authority to declare illegal any management procedure which in its opinion involves interference, restraint or coercion.
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Labor's Attitude toward Administered Prices

Labor's Attitude toward Administered Prices

Date: 1955
Creator: Lowry, William L.
Description: What effect does controlled price have upon the profits of business or of industrial concerns, upon the wages paid to workers, upon the public demand for articles whose price is controlled, upon the volume of production, and upon the public attitude toward those businesses whose products are protected by controlled prices? What are the attitudes of organized labor toward the principle of administered or controlled prices? What are the reasons advanced by both management and labor for and against controlled prices? What is the over-all or long-term influence of controlled prices upon the total economic progress of the nation? These are some of the questions which will be considered in this study.
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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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The Development of the Theory of Full Employment

The Development of the Theory of Full Employment

Date: 1956
Creator: Hughes, James Walter
Description: The purpose of this paper is to analyze and to review fundamental ideas and theories of employment and to set forth the policies that can best obtain the goal of full employment, which is defined as the condition where those who want to work at the prevailing rates of pay can find work without undue difficulty.
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The Keynesian Concept of Savings

The Keynesian Concept of Savings

Date: 1956
Creator: Ott, David Jackson
Description: The problem under investigation in this study is the determination of the usefulness of the concept of saving set forth by John M. Keynes in his The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, both as a method of prediction and prevention of business cycles and as a conceptual framework which is for use in explaining past economic activity, particularly economic growth. The study has a twofold purpose. The first is to evaluate the workability of the Keynesian definitions when applied to existing sources of economic data; to see if a meaningful savings aggregate is a statistical possibility. The second is to attempt to explain in terms of related parts of the rest of Keynes' theoretical system the conclusions reached under the first purpose above.
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The History of the Brazos Electric Power Co-operative

The History of the Brazos Electric Power Co-operative

Date: January 1957
Creator: Mitchell, Merlin Merton
Description: A history of the establishment of the Rural Electrification Administration and the Brazos Electric Power Cooperative.
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