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ETDS from 2019

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Food Assistance Programs in the US and their Impact on Childhood Obesity, Jannatul Kawsar

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Political Connectedness, Firm Performance and Corporate Risk Taking: Are Emerging Markets Different?, Augustine Tarkom

ETDS from 2018

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Adoption of Conservation Practices and Precision Technologies in South Dakota: An Empirical Analysis, Allen P. Deutz

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Determinants of Tipping Behavior: Evidence from US Restaurants, Nusrat Jahan

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Implications of Macroeconomic Controls in Ghana, Wisdom Takumah

ETDS from 2017

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An Analysis of Factors Affecting Bid of Infant-formula Manufacturers in WIC Rebate Auctions, Raymond Opoku

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Common Trend in WIC and Non WIC Breastfeeding Rate: A Cointegration Approach of Panel and Time Series Data, Nazia Azim

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Encouraging Organic Agriculture: The Effects of Conversion Subsidies, Sarah Adams Inkoom

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Factors Affecting Feedlots' Decisions on Cattle Marketing Options: A National Study, Charlotte Owusu-Smart

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Gender Matters: Perceptions of Corporate Leadership, Kylie A. Braegelmann

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Heterogeneous Nitrogen Losses: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Changes in Management Across South Dakota, Archibold Quaye

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Intra-Industry Trade in Agricultural Products Between the United States, NAFTA and European Union Trading Partners, Shuvo Chakraborty

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Measuring Central Bank Credibility From the Effect of Inflation Shocks on Asset Prices, Junmei Xu

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Performance of the Producer Accumulator in Corn and Soybean Commodity Markets, Chad Te Slaa

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Price Discovery and Volatility Spillover Effects: The Agricultural ETPS and Their Underlying Commodities, Yu Chen

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The Determinants of Rural Outmigration in the United States: 2010-2014, Munia Sunjid

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The Effects of the Dodd-Frank Act on Community Banks, Hoanh Le

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The Fiscal Theory of the Price Level in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Structural Break Analysis, Christian Tchamda

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The Role of Aid for Trade and Foreign Direct Investment in Poverty Reduction: A Panel Data Analysis of 91 Developing Countries, Olivia Durowah

ETDS from 2016

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An Analysis of the Demand for Rail Transportation of Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat in South Dakota, Melinda Sommer

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Attitude Comparison Among South Dakota Family Members Regarding Estate Planning and Farm Transitions, Heather Gessner

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Investigating Grassland and Cropland Conversion Decisions in the Dakotas, 2015 Producers Survey and Analysis, Md Niaz Murshed Chowdhury

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Outsourcing to the Developing Economy: Its Impacts on GDP and Unemployment. A Case Study of India and the United States of America, Abidemi Akinyemi

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Relationship of Grain Stocks and Farmer Marketings, Tyler Holmquist

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Temporal and Spatial Influences on South Dakota Farm Economies of Size, Henry Brown

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The Effect of NBA Free Agency on Player Utility, Austin Erikson

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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and Childcare, Kyle Kopplin

ETDS from 2015

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An Economic Analysis of High-Intensity, Short-Duration Grazing Systems in South Dakota and Nebraska, Bronc McMurtry

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Comparative Study of Male and Female Entrepreneurs in Rural South Dakota, Simon K. Maina

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Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment and its Relationship to Trade in the U.S. Food Processing Industry, Victor Ogbonna Ajaero

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Drivers of Agricultural Land Use Change and Management Decisions in the Dakotas: The Influence of Climate Change and Other Factors, Moses Luri

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Financial Development and Economic Growth: A Cross Country Analysis, Magdalene Abbey

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Industry Clusters and Regional Economic Development in the Midwest, Naomi E. Amugeh

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U.S. Competition of Hard Spring Wheat Characteristics, Jacquiline Danso

ETDS from 2014

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A Comparison of Corn Yield Forecasting Models, Nicholas Jorgensen

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A Comparison of Corn Yield Forecasting Models, Nicholas Jorgensen

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Analysis of Cash Value Trends of Agricultural Lands in South Dakota, Kopila Bhattarai

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Essays on the Impact of Ethanol on the Agricultural and Rural Economies in the United States and the Midwest, Samson Ola' Akinfenwa

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The Contribution of Foreign Aid and Foreign Direct Investment to Poverty Reduction, EL Mechry EL Koudouss

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Volatility Transmission: A Linkage Between Grain Markets and Food Companies, Angela Sarah Graham

ETDS from 2013

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Ability of Agricultural Bankers to Forecast Farm Income and Expenditures, Charles Appiah

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Bilateral U.S. Ethanol Trade with Canada and Brazil, Humphrey Egyir

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Consumer's Willingness to Pay for the Locally Produced Rib-eye Steak, Zelie Sandra Munzimi

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Estimating the Economic and Environmental Benefits of Implemented Conservation Practices on Sediment Reduction in the Lower Bad River Basin of South Dakota, Nazea Hasan Khan Chowdhury

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International Land Acquisitions Comparative Advantage and Mutual Welfare, Edwin Francis Opare

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Pasture, Rangeland, and Forage (PRF) Insurance: Optimal Insurance Portfolio, Pratik Gurung

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Seasonality and Stochastic Volatility in the Wheat Options, Michael Jamel Osei

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The Role of Preconditions of Inflation Targeting on the Macroeconomic Performance of Inflation Targeting Regimes, Syed Imran Ali Meerza

ETDS from 2012

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Analyzing Industry Clusters and Foundations of Regional Partnerships with Consideration of the I-29 Corridor Task Force in South Dakota, Joshua M. Warne

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Private and Public Benefits of Innovative Mix Crop Systems Intended for Biofuels Production in Eastern South Dakota, Nelly Bourlion

ETDS from 2004

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The Effect of the Quantity and Quality of Education on Earnings Across Gender and Race, Darja Montsenko

ETDS from 1967

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An Analysis of Per Capita Costs for Selected County Functions in South Dakota, Burdette V. Blumer

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An Economic Analysis of Livestock Auctions in South Dakota, Donald K. Bendt

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An Economic Analysis of the Effect of Commercial Bank Credit on Economic Growth in South Dakota, Robert W. McKellips

ETDS from 1966

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Guidelines for the Establishment of Private Game Management Areas as an Alternate use of Cropland to Supplement farm Income in South Dakota, Galen L. Kelsey

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Increasing Income on 240 and 400 Acre Farms in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota, M M. Gehant, Jr

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The Feasibility of Establishing Beef Processing Facilities in South Central South Dakota and North Central Nebraska, David Tong-Yong Lee

ETDS from 1965

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An Analytical Study of the Degree and the Nature of Association Between Problem Recognition and the Personal Characteristics of Farm Operators in Lake County, South Dakota, Amir Khalili

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Structural Relationships for National and Regional Production of Beef Calves, John E. Trierweiler

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The Effects of Seasonality of Manufactured Milk Production on Dairy Manufacturing Firms' Efficiency, Law Nicholas Brod

ETDS from 1964

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A Guide for the Performance Review of County Extension Agents, Cecil D. Sanderson

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An Appraisal of the Use of Soil Survey Information as the Basis for Valuing Land for Tax Purposes in Spink County, South Dakota, Donald Dean Patterson

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Comparison of the Scope and Effectiveness of Soviet and United States Foreign Economic Aid Programs, Levon Yeganiantz

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Economic Comparison of Improved and Unimproved Pastures in Producing Beef in Eastern South Dakota, Duane D. Kluckman

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International Trade in Cattle and Beef Products with Emphasis on the Effects of the European Economic Community on the South Dakota Economy, Harold F. Bjarnason

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Processing Costs for Fluid Milk Packaging Operations, Hollis D. Hall

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Underemployment and Labor Force Reserves on Southeastern South Dakota Farms, Donald J. Biggar

ETDS from 1963

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A Linear Programming Approach to the Optimum Farm Organizations for Selected Farm Sizes Under Dryland and Partially Irrigated Conditions in the Missouri Slope Region of the Oahe Unit, Kenwood James Gors

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An Analysis of Factors Affecting the Role of United States' Private Investment in Thailand's Economic Growth, by Patrick Moriarty

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An Analysis of Pari-mutuel Racing's Contributions to the South Dakota Tourist Industry and to Public Finance in the State, Gene Lohrke

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Dairy Product Demand Projections to 1975: Their Impact on South Dakota's Dairy Industry, Norman R. Kallemeyn

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Economic Development in Taiwan, Chan Tung Li

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Economics of Scale in Dairying: An Exploration of Comparative models of Stanchion and Loose Housing Systems, Wayne J. Schulte

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Farming Opportunities, Career Choices, and Educational Aspirations of Farm Boys in South Dakota, Kenneth J. Ostroot

ETDS from 1962

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A Study of South Dakota's Competitive Position in the Beef Industry with Respect to Deficit Production Areas, Dwayne Arthur Myers

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Bulk Milk Hauling Costs in the Sioux Valley Milkshed, Edward R. Foss

ETDS from 1961

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An Analysis of the Unincorporated Business Income Tax as a Possible Source of Additional Revenue for South Dakota, Wayne A. Schutjer

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An Analysis on Managerial Factors That Affect Farm Income in Lake County, South Dakota, Charles Hsi Chung Kao

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An Evaluation of Land Policies, State and Federal in South Dakota since the Homestead Act, and Application of the Experience to Iran, Nosratollah Cyrus Khatibi

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Elasticity of Demand for Butter, a Comparison of Two Periods: 1924-1941 and 1947-1959, Marilyn J. Chapman

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Factors Influencing the Production of Milk in South Dakota, Frederic Donald Ray

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Incorporation as a Device for Keeping the Farm Intact and in the Family, Clarence S. Naatjes

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Varying Degrees of Problem Recognition Among Farm Operators in Lake County, South Dakota, and their Probable Role in Future Adjustments in the County, Donald Herbert Silva

ETDS from 1960

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An Analysis of Prices Paid by Fifteen Eastern South Dakota Slaughter Hog Market Outlets, 1959-1960, Gene E. Murra

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Comparisons of the Profitability of Certified and Uncertified Alfalfa Seed Production in South Dakota, Arnold Lyle Aspelin

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Economic and Organizational Aspects of Cooperative Feedyards, Harlan J. Dirks

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Least-cost Sites for Cooperative Egg Marketing Federations for Eastern South Dakota, John S. Arnold

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The Cost of Manufacturing Butter and Non-fat Milk Solids in Two Model plants in South Dakota, Cleveland Aldridge Christophe

ETDS from 1959

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A Linear Programming Approach to the Optimum Farm Organization for a Typical 480-Acre Farm Under Partially Irrigated Conditions in Central South Dakota, Clifford Dwaine Harmelink

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An Analysis of Farm Enlargement by Owner-Operators in Spink County, South Dakota, 1958, Kenneth J. Binkley

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A Search for Rules for International Wheat Surplus Disposal, James L. Liebfried

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A Study of Selected Factors Related To Differential Participation of Members in a Sample of South Dakota Purchasing Cooperatives in 1958, Donald F. Novey

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Economic Opportunities Available to Farmers on 160-Acre Farms in Southeastern South Dakota, Leonard R. Benning

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Estimating Output and Operating Expenses of Municipally-Owned Public Utilities in Brookings, South Dakota, 1959 to 1970, Rodney Delos Peterson

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Grain Merchandising at the Country Elevator, Arthur B. Sogn

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Indexes of Seasonal Variation for South Dakota Egg Production: A Method, Iva Lee Marie Skov

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Livestock Auctions in South Dakota, Dale Eldon Roth

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Marketing Northern Alfalfa Seed, Dale C. Dahl

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United States Wheat Surpluses and the Role of the Farmer Organizations in Their Utilization, Gangadhar Kori

ETDS from 1958

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Acreage Response of South Dakota Wheat Producers to Expected Price Changes, 1955, Richard Hoyt Kruse