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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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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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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 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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A Critical Analysis of the Equity and Efficiency of the Nigerian Personal Income Tax System

A Critical Analysis of the Equity and Efficiency of the Nigerian Personal Income Tax System

Date: December 1978
Creator: Inyang, Efanga
Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze the system of personal income taxation in Nigeria, especially with respect to its administration, equity, and effects on efficient resource usage. There have, in the past, been numerous complaints that the personal income tax in Nigeria does not yield enough revenue for the state governments, primarily because of widespread avoidance and evasion of the tax, especially by persons who do not derive income from wages and salaries. This study examines this problem in light of questions as to how the tax evolved, how important it is to state governments, how efficient and equitable it is, what administrative problems it faces, and what reforms can be implemented to best solve existing problems.
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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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Dependence of the Egyptian Historic Transition on the Banking System

Dependence of the Egyptian Historic Transition on the Banking System

Date: May 1977
Creator: Nijim, Monther M.
Description: The problem with which this paper is concerned is that of examining the role that the Egyptian Banking System had to assume during the transition period, 1952 - 1964. This paper is divided in four parts; the first part is an introduction and it is composed of Chapter I. Part two is a brief survey of the economic and monetary developments in Egypt during this transition period and it is composed of Chapters II and III. Part three examines the reconstruction of the banking system and it is composed of Chapters IV and V. Part four presents a conclusion and some implications for other developing countries. The Egyptian experience's lack of success was due to non-realistic and uncoordinated planning.
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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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