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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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The Corps of Engineers and a New Approach to Project Evaluations

The Corps of Engineers and a New Approach to Project Evaluations

Date: August 1973
Creator: Sparks, Cecil W.
Description: This research report attempts to provide an understanding of the origin and nature of the Corps of Engineers' civil works program and outlines a theory for evaluating water resources development projects.
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The Place of Special Drawing Rights in World Monetary Reform

The Place of Special Drawing Rights in World Monetary Reform

Date: August 1973
Creator: Russell, Randall Kenneth
Description: The purpose of this study is to account for the forces that led to the creation of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs), to examine the operation of the Special Drawing Account, to account for the developments inducing monetary reform, and to arrive at conclusions concerning the future of SDRs in the international financial system.
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The Problems of the Economic Development of Uganda

The Problems of the Economic Development of Uganda

Date: May 1973
Creator: Ebangit, Zerubbabel Ojimam
Description: Given the problems of economic development, the purpose of this thesis is to examine, analyze, and reevaluate the impact of human, social, economic, and political problems on the economic development of Uganda. The strategy adopted in the study of the problems involved in the economic development of Uganda is historical. In short, the study examines past, recent, and present literature on economic development of Uganda.
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The Impact of Medicare on the Distribution of Public Health Care Expenditures in Oklahoma

The Impact of Medicare on the Distribution of Public Health Care Expenditures in Oklahoma

Date: December 1972
Creator: Coffey, Vernon Eugene
Description: The purpose of the study is to determine what effect medicare has had on the distribution of public health care expenditures in the state of Oklahoma. The study tests that there is a significant correlation between medical vendor payments and indigency in Oklahoma or in other words that pre-medicare public health care dollars in Oklahoma were distributed to indigents.
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Determinants of Income and Income Differentials between Blacks and Whites in the South

Determinants of Income and Income Differentials between Blacks and Whites in the South

Date: August 1972
Creator: Burnim, Mickey L.
Description: The problem with which this study is concerned is that of discrimination. Data from the United States Bureau of the Census is used to approach the problem through the concept of economic discrimination. This study has two purposes. First, it tests the hypothesis that blacks in the South have been subjected to significant economic discrimination, and, in turn, to give quantitative estimates of its magnitude if the hypothesis is accepted. The secondary purpose is to make a comparison of the relative importance of the independent variables for blacks and whites.
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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 Multinational Corporation: a Tentative Appraisal

The Multinational Corporation: a Tentative Appraisal

Date: May 1972
Creator: Batson, Leon H.
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to describe and document certain behavioral characteristics of the multinational corporations and to point out some of the special problems they create for economists. Theirs is a new way of organizing and controlling international business units and relatively little is known about the consequences for economics and politics. The primary area of study with which this investigation is concerned is the multinational corporations' economic power and the inability of nations to effectively control it.
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Institutional Characteristics as Expressed in Selected Writings of Thomas Robert Malthus

Institutional Characteristics as Expressed in Selected Writings of Thomas Robert Malthus

Date: August 1971
Creator: MacDowell, Michael A.
Description: This investigation is concerned primarily with describing some characteristics of the institutionalist school of economic theory and then relating these characteristics to the writings of Thomas Robert Malthus. Thus in the course of this thesis two distinct sections are developed: one describing what are felt to be the outstanding characteristics of institutionalism and the second relating these characteristics directly to Malthus.
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A Study of the Economic Development of the Navajo Indian Tribe 1930-1968

A Study of the Economic Development of the Navajo Indian Tribe 1930-1968

Date: August 1971
Creator: Harwell, Samuel A.
Description: This study is concerned with studying and analyzing the development work thus far carried out on the Navajo economy. It is assumed that these efforts have been instrumental in bringing the Navajo economy from that of a subsistence agricultural economy to one that is beginning to enter our modern world. The study deals primarily with the economic development of the Navajo tribe from 1930 until the present time.
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Texas Public Welfare Assistance for Aid to Families with Dependent Children: Analysis and Projections

Texas Public Welfare Assistance for Aid to Families with Dependent Children: Analysis and Projections

Date: August 1971
Creator: Menefee, John A.
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an overall examination of the Texas Aid to Families with Dependent Children Program in relation to its structure, operation, and effectiveness. In this vein the Program is examined with regard to the Federal and State guidelines which direct and govern the Program.
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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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Agricultural Development in Nigeria

Agricultural Development in Nigeria

Date: December 1970
Creator: Fagbamiye, Theophilus Ademola
Description: This study involves an analysis of the problems of agricultural development in Nigeria. The investigation made was concerned with agricultural planning initiated by the four regional governments of the North, the West, the Mid-west, and the East, and the problems associated with national agricultural development. It is the object of this study to identify the problems involved in Nigerian agricultural development before and after Nigerian independence, October 1, 1960, and to identify the steps that have been taken since to increase and improve agricultural production and yield per acre of land.
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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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Current Developments in the Exploitation of the Sea as a Source of Food

Current Developments in the Exploitation of the Sea as a Source of Food

Date: June 1970
Creator: Goodman, Lonnie E.
Description: The chronic problem of protein deficiency that prevails in many parts of the world today poses a great challenge to modern technology. Current production of protein food of animal origin is insufficient to meet the needs of an increasing world population. From this fact arises the possibility of a world in which the majority of people will never have enough to eat,
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An Analysis of Teacher Militancy and Its Impact on the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers

An Analysis of Teacher Militancy and Its Impact on the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers

Date: January 1970
Creator: Shamblin, Joe D.
Description: The present study has several purposes in mind. First, the increasing teacher militancy from January, 1940, to July, 1968, will be delineated. Second, possible causes of increasing militancy since World War II will be evaluated. Special emphasis will be given to the current period of teacher strikes. Third, the historical roles of the NEA and AFT, with emphasis on their respective positions with respect to the improvement of teacher welfare, will be surveyed. Fourth, the impact of increasing teacher militancy on the NEA and AFT, will be investigated.
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A Statistical Analysis of Two Hypotheses Concerning the Impact of "Right-to Work" Laws

A Statistical Analysis of Two Hypotheses Concerning the Impact of "Right-to Work" Laws

Date: January 1970
Creator: Hines, Paul Woodson
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine the validity of two of the major claims involved in the controversy that (1) "Right-to-Work" laws promote industrial peace, and (2) "Right-to-Work" laws hinder union growth.
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A Study of Unemployment Insurance in Texas

A Study of Unemployment Insurance in Texas

Date: August 1969
Creator: Key, Charles A.
Description: This study is an attempt to provide a comprehensive review of the Texas unemployment insurance program that will yield a greater understanding of the factors that have brought the program to its present position and will give some insight into what can be done to improve the system.
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Major Problems of Thailand Economic Development

Major Problems of Thailand Economic Development

Date: May 1969
Creator: Nimmolrat, Aneck
Description: This study is an attempt to examine the major problems of economic development in Thailand. It attempts to analyze the important role of both non-economic and economic factors in the development of the country.
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An Analysis of the Impact of Medicare: a Case Study of Flow Memorial Hospital, Denton, Texas

An Analysis of the Impact of Medicare: a Case Study of Flow Memorial Hospital, Denton, Texas

Date: August 1968
Creator: Savage, Vernon Howard
Description: "The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of the medicare law on a particular hospital: Flow Memorial Hospital, Denton, Texas. The scope of this study is limited to an analysis of changes in hospital car at Flow Memorial Hospital resulting from medicare. These changes are examined on the basis of 1. number of patients and days of care; 2. hospital services by department; 3. the means of payment; and 4. social characteristics of the aged patient group. A detailed examination of aged patient care was made for the fiscal years 1966 and 1967. The 1966 year was the year immediately preceding medicare. The 1967 year was the first year of medicare. Longer time periods were used where the data were available and pertinent."-- leaf 1.
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Analysis of Variation in Local Government Per Capita Expenditures for Selected Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas

Analysis of Variation in Local Government Per Capita Expenditures for Selected Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas

Date: August 1968
Creator: Griffith, Billy R.
Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze the patterns and magnitudes of per capita expenditures and revenue collections in selected metropolitan areas in an attempt to explain variations in expenditures between metropolitan areas.
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The Development of Fair Trade

The Development of Fair Trade

Date: August 1968
Creator: Bardin, Kenneth
Description: It is the primary concern of this study to examine the development of Fair Trade and the different interpretations which fair trade laws have had. Also, this study will attempt to estimate future action in the area of fair trade. This study closely examines the legal framework upholding the system.
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Adam Smith Revisited

Adam Smith Revisited

Date: January 1967
Creator: Roden, Peyton Foster
Description: This study represents an interpretation of Adam Smith's attitude toward a commercial society based upon natural liberty. In developing the thesis that the two works, The Theory of Moral Sentiments and Wealth of Nations, are logically consistent, it is necessary to establish the reason of reasons why Adam Smith embraced a commercial society based upon the "obvious and simple system of natural liberty." It will be established that he embraced such as system because it allowed the maximum accumulation of capital, which is the manifestation of being truly virtuous as developed in his Moral Sentiments. To go one step further, it will be seen that, so far as Smith is concerned, it is the rising bourgeoisie, the manufacturers and artificers, which is truly virtuous, i.e., accumulates capital.
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