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ETDS from 2021

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A Joint Estimation of Pheasant Hunting Parameters, Rama Khadka

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Are US Government Foreign Aid Flows and FDI Flows Intertemporally Related? An Investigation of Twenty-Three Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Ravi Kumar Datt Panchagnula

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Exploring the Determinants of Aspects of Rotational Grazing in the U.S. Great Plains, Iftekhar Uddin Ahmed Chowdhury

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Food Insecurity and Affordable Housing, Domelaar A. A. Ouattara

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Genetically Modified Corn Diffusion and Biofuel Usage: Impacts on Corn Belt Cropping Systems Changes, Kenneth Annan

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Impacts of Zero-Commission Trading on Stock Market Liquidity, Jie Hu

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Quantifying the Benefits of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Using Biomarkers for Chronic Disease Risk, Richard Acquah-Sarpong

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U.S. Consumers' Acceptance and Willingness to Pay for Genetically Modified and Genome-edited Foods, Bindu Paudel

ETDS from 2020

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Business Cycles and American Dreams: (DIS) Aggregate Fluctuations and Intergenerational Mobility, Kailie Drescher

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Exchange Rate and Cost of Credit Fluctuations in Ghana Before and After Inflation Targeting Framework, Patrick Glavee

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Factors Influencing Adoption and Adoption Intensity of Precision Agriculture Technologies in South Dakota, Md Mahi Uddin

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Socioeconomic Determinants of Expenditures on Fortified and Unfortified Fruit Juice, Cole Sellnow

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Working Capital Management and Economic Policy Uncertainty, Jacob Kplorla Tandoh

ETDS from 2019

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Consumer Perceptions and Demand for Locally-Grown Vegetables in South Dakota, Richard Mulder

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Does Medicaid Increase Emergency Room Use: Evidence from Oregon Health Program?, Md Fourkan

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

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Multi-Step Forecast of the Implied Volatility Surface Using Deep Learning, Nikita Medvedev

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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 2010

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An Economic Analysis of No-Till Rotations and Effects on Carbon Sequestration and Long Term Sustainability of Agriculture, Justin M. Harer

ETDS from 2009

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Economic Analysis of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and Post-CRP Land Use Decisions in South Dakota, Emmanuel Opoku

ETDS from 2005

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Economic Impacts of Alternative Sized Dairies in South Dakota, Erik Gerlach

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Survivability and Growth of Grain Farms in North Central and Northeast South Dakota, Nalini K. Pattanaik

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 2003

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Government Payments and South Dakota Land Values and Rental Rates from 1991 to 2001, Brian Button

ETDS from 2002

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A Comparison of South Dakota's Mandatory Price Reporting System to the AMS Voluntary Price Reporting System: An Empirical Analysis for Slaughter Steers Sold on a Live Basis, Randall Scott Keimig

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Economic Analysis of Agricultural Land Leasing Practices in South Dakota, Xuan Xuan Xu

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Evaluating Producer Investment in New Generation Cooperatives, James D. Walti

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Profitability Determinants in South Dakota's Beef Cow/Calf Enterprise, Amy N. Singrey

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Recent Policy and Market Incentives for Organic and Other Ecologically-Based Farming Systems in the US Upper Midwest and the Southwest of France, Sherry K. Bertramsen

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The Widening Corn Basis in South Dakota: Factors Affecting and the Impact of the Loan Deficiency Payment, Amy Lynn Dykema

ETDS from 2001

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China's Wheat Production: Analysis and Projection for 1998-2005, Yunqing Wang

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The Effects of Exchange Rate Fluctuations on the Live Hog Trade Between the U.S. and Canada, Zishun Zhao

ETDS from 1999

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An Economic Examination of Potential Effects of the 1996 Farm Bill on Crop System Diversity, Linda Marie Dumke

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Chinese Agricultural Trade Liberalization Measures and Trade-Offs Among U.S. Soy Product Exports, Wenyan Yang

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Strategic Analysis: A Case Study of the Brookings Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Tonya Jo Hansen

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The Exit of Swine Producers in South Dakota, Chariyaporn Tongkasame

ETDS from 1998

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A Risk-Return Comparison of Various Retained Ownership Programs Using Alternative Pricing Strategies, Wendy Jeanne Umberger

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Comparative Study of Wetland Programs Used on Agricultural Lands in Eastern South Dakota, Rebecca L. Woodland

ETDS from 1997

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An Evaluation of Optimal Hedge Ratios for Corn Marketing in Eastern South Dakota, Karen Brovold

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Factors Influencing Marketing Decisions in the Cash Market for Slaughter Cattle, Steven M. Schamber

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Identifying Attributes That Lead to the Retained Ownership Decision, David J. Englund

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Multiproduct Cost Measures: A Study of Financial Institutions in South Dakota, Brian James Clement

ETDS from 1996

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Impacts of Post-CRP Policy Options and Land Use Decisions on Various South Dakota Economic Sectors, Laurel K. Venhuizen

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Marketing Practices of South Dakota Cattle Feeders, Patrick D. Stapleton

ETDS from 1994

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Analysis of Conservation Reserve Program Contracts, CRP Contract Holders' Characteristics, and Post-CRP Land Use Intentions in South Dakota, Tecleberhan Hagos Ghebremicael

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An Evaluation of Irrigated and Dryland Corn in Brookings County Using a Crop Simulation Model, Eric Scott Stebbins

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Economic Feasibility of Enzymatic Conversion of Cellulosic Municipal Solid Waste (CMSW) Into Ethanol Fuel, Samantha S. Tan

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Economics of Livestock Waste Management Systems, Kelly Ray Harty

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Risk-Income Tradeoffs in Alternative Cattle Marketing Strategies, Jack Andrew Schulte

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Sustainable Production Practices Adopted by Beef-Cattle Producers in South Dakota, Ming Guan

ETDS from 1993

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Analysis and Forecasting of Seasonal Changes in Cash Prices for Corn, Wheat, and Oats Grown in South Dakota, Prashobh Karunakaran

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Analysis of the Differences in Average Wages in South Dakota, Dawn Gustafson