This collection includes theses, dissertations, and professional papers from the University of Montana Department of Economics. Theses, dissertations, and professional papers from all University of Montana departments and programs may be searched here.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Impact of local government revenue and spending during oil and gas booms in the Rocky Mountain States, Tina Cummins

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How Does the Million Baht Village Fund Impact Fertility in Thailand?, Kaci Felstet

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An Investigation Into the Relative Importance of Civil Institutions on Subjective Well-Being, Samuel Fleming

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DO THE IMPACTS OF NATURAL AMENITIES ON POPULATION CHANGE DIFFER IN NEW WEST VERSUS OLD WEST PLACES?, Shefije Miftari

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An Outlay Equivalence Analysis of South African Households, Samuel Peevey

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Empowerment and Subjective and Emotional Well-being in South Africa, Erik Kappelman

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Environmental Shocks, Differentiated Households and Migration: A Study in Thailand, Neil Marie Bennett

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Why Do Countries Cooperate? The Effect of Cross-Border Pollution, Eric D. Johnson

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DO DEMOCRATIC GOVERNMENTS IMPROVE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY?, Yoonsoo Nam

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Economic and Policy Factors Driving the Adoption of Institutional Woody Biomass Heating Systems in the United States, Jesse D. Young

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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REFORESTATION IN THE BRAZILIAN AMAZON: POLICY IMPLICATIONS FOR CURRENT AND FUTURE REFORESTATION, Christopher Bryant Bradley

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An Alloy of Steel and Information and Communication Technology (ICT): Does It Facilitate Trade?, Volodymyr Shemayev

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Safety in Numbers? The Effect of Increasing Numbers of Bicycle Commuters on Bicycle-Automobile Collisions, Luke Anderson

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INTERGENERATIONAL EARNINGS CORRELATIONS IN INDONESIA, Eric Dale

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Market Power and Regulatory Failure in the Montana Wholesale Electricity Market, Ross Patrick Keogh

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Are Perceptions Reality? A Look at Subjective Well-Being in East Timor, Emily Klungtvedt

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An Exploration into the Economic Impact of the Wild and Scenic River Designation: A Quasi-Experimental Approach, Gunnar Malm

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Subjective Well-Being and Relative Income in Timor-Leste, Dmitri MurfinSimmons

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Mean and Volatility Spillovers in Emission Allowance and Fuel Returns, Patrick Nicholson

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The Economic Impacts of Wolves on Calf Production on Western Montana Cattle Ranches Beyond Direct Depredation, Joseph Ramler

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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DO CASH TRANSFERS IMPACT MIGRATION? A STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF PROCAMPO AND PROGRESA ON SHORT-TERM MIGRATION IN MEXICO, Rosemary Jan Moore

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A COMPARATIVE FINANCIAL ANALYSIS OF FAST PYROLYSIS PLANTS IN SOUTHWEST OREGON, Colin Brink Sorenson

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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THE EFFECTS OF FEDERAL LAND ON RURAL POPULATION, EMPLOYMENT, AND INCOME IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN WEST, Stephen Michael Cleverdon

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DECOMPOSING THE INCREASE IN REPORTED LEVELS OF SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING IN SOUTH AFRICA FROM 1993 TO 1998, Benjamin Fitch-Fleischmann

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Impact of AIDS Education on Adolescent Risky Sexual Behaviors, Anna MacKenzie Iverson

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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UNTAPPED RESOURCES: HOW UNDERDEVELOPED GENDER EMPOWERMENT CONSTRAINS THE DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL IN BANGLADESH, Taylor Michelle Cook

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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Inequality and Civic Participation in the Rocky Mountain West: Missoula, MT, Benjamin C. Harris

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Homeowner Views on Housing Market Valuation of Energy Efficiency: An Empirical Investigation, Caleb David Lande

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EVALUATING THE EFFECTS OF WILDERNESS ON POPULATION AND EMPLOYMENT GROWTH IN THE ELEVEN WESTERN STATES, Matthew Larson Silbaugh

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The Effects of Fiscal Decentralization on Health and Education Spending and Outcomes: Evidence from Ethiopia, Brian Philip Vander Naald

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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Evaluating the fiscal-inflation interaction as an argument for fiscal rules in the European Economic and Monetary Union, Joseph P. Broach

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Household income and residential demand for Internet service, Kendal H. Ferguson

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Empirical analysis of an augmented Becker model of criminal behavior, Andrew W. Pryor

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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Value of open space attributes in Jamestown Rhode Island: An application of the choice experiment, Abigail W. Anthony

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An Analysis of Small Diameter Forest Biomass Availability and Removal Costs in Ravalli County Montana, Dan R. Loeffler

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

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Household subjective well-being in South Africa, Brandon Fuller

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Finding Missoula residents' willingness-to-pay for a public transportation system, Kelsey M. Keene

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Direct valuation of a community's amenities, Sean M. Murphy

Theses/Dissertations from 2002

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Study of willingness to pay for a curbside recycling program in the city of Missoula, Ivan (Jon) Aliri

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The United States' Earned Income Tax Credit and Canada's Child Tax Benefit: Have they proven to be effective anti-child poverty tools?, Nathalie J. Côté

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An economic analysis of transportation and congestion in Yosemite Valley, Robert B. Ferguson

Theses/Dissertations from 2001

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Comparison of the utilization rates of production inputs and output levels at for-profit non-profit and government operated nursing homes in Montana from 1992-1998, Jon A. Chesbro

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Financial cost-benefit analysis of a health promotion program for individuals with mobility impairments, Catherine Ipsen

Theses/Dissertations from 2000

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A logit analysis of abortion timing, Susan R. Holmberg

Theses/Dissertations from 1999

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The effects of public infrastructure development on regional economic development in China, Chin Kok Kam

Theses/Dissertations from 1998

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Analysis of movement in real and relative wages in the Pacific Northwest from 1977 to 1993, Neil R. Templeton

Theses/Dissertations from 1997

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An Analysis of the Sensitivity of a Regional Travel Cost Model to Variations in the Specification of Origin Zones, Timothy W. Bryggman

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Evaluation of the multiplier used in the National Park Service's Money Generation Model, Brian Morgan

Theses/Dissertations from 1996

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PMb10 pollution and the consumption of physician services in Missoula County Montana, Michelle J. Gall

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An Analysis of ambulatory pediatric Medicaid costs in Montana: A cost function approach, Krista Gebert

Theses/Dissertations from 1995

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Value of open space in Missoula County, Montana| An economic study using contingent valuation, Mike Kadas

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Developing an aggregate measure of value for nonmarket leisure time through an open-ended contingent valuation method survey, Eric C. Schuck

Theses/Dissertations from 1994

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Physiocracy: A viewpoint of the role of agricultural production in a macroeconomic system, Ronald A. de Yong

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Study in cointegration: U.S. stock prices foreign exchange rates and the efficient market hypothesis, William Joseph McCormick

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Logit analysis of Montana firm survival during a recessionary period, Kimberly A. Stenberg

Theses/Dissertations from 1993

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Box-Cox transformations of a travel-cost demand function for stream fishing in Montana, Joseph M. Holliman

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Volunteer Fire Organizations and Volunteer Firefighters: An Economic Perspective and Valuation for the State of Montana, John Ehren Pilsworth

Theses/Dissertations from 1991

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A Montana-Wyoming coal severance tax duopoly model, John Tubbs

Theses/Dissertations from 1990

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Direct estimation of household production functions, Matthew S. Swenson

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Economic base model : alternative methods of analysis and their application to rural areas using covered wages and salaries, James T. Sylvester

Theses/Dissertations from 1989

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The economic value of instream flows for recreation: A contingent valuation approach, Susan M. Butkay

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Benefit-cost analysis of the redevelopment of Missoula's central business district, Ann K. Leamon

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Economic value of instream flows in Montana: A travel cost model approach, Christopher J. Neher

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Quantitative analysis of sold and unsold Forest Service timber offerings in Region 1, Michael J. Niccolucci

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The Fiscal costs of local economic growth for Montana county governments, Raymond Bruce Schwartz

Theses/Dissertations from 1987

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Lost U.S. aluminum competitiveness 1978-1986 : an import demand study, Jim Corr

Theses/Dissertations from 1985

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Differences in empirically measured compensating and equivalent variation measures of consumer's surplus: A case study, John D. Hines

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Oil and gas leasing in Montana : an in-depth look at the process, James F. Hyde

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Residential fuelwood consumption in the Missoula Montana urban area 1984-2000, William G. Johnson

Theses/Dissertations from 1983

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Wholesale price - retail price relationships : an aspect of price fixing in a retail gasoline market, Mark J. Vasconi

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Probabilistic qualitative response estimation of the spatial market for Powder River Basin coal, Henry Y. Yoshimura

Theses/Dissertations from 1982

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Electric utility market for northern Great Plains' coal, Michael H. Lee

Theses/Dissertations from 1979

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Evaluation of the impacts of Public Law 81-874 aid on financial equalization of public schools in Montana, Curtis M. Nichols

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Ambient sulfur dioxide pollution in Montana: An economic analysis of alternative standards, Theodore Patrick Otis

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Education and fertility: The case of Nepal, Shyam P. Thapa

Theses/Dissertations from 1978

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Quantification of motorboat fuel use in Montana, Gregg Emery Davis

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Internal migration in Nepal, Kiran K. Sharma

Theses/Dissertations from 1977

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Cost savings resulting from consolidation of Missoula city and county governments, Alan B. Davis

Theses/Dissertations from 1975

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Determinants of public school financing in Montana, Steven Carl Barkley

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Cost-effectiveness study of Montana secondary education, Bruce L. Benson

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Central places of southeastern Montana, John Reed Woerner

Theses/Dissertations from 1974

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The Economic role of education in the United States a survey of the literature, William Floyd Long

Theses/Dissertations from 1973

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The feasibility of establishing an integrated beef industry in Montana, Teri Jacob Cestnik

Theses/Dissertations from 1971

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Estimation and comparison of a homothetic isoquant production function for a government and private service, William James Pier

Theses/Dissertations from 1970

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The determinants of local government expenditures in Montana, Dennis Marvin Burr

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Administrative costs of selected transfer payment programs in Montana, Gary Goetschius

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An empirical analysis of sales tax shifting, Ernest Mantz Hutchinson

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An Investigation into the relative nature of the production of selected private and government services, Brian G. Johnson

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Employment and welfare effects of a minimum wage order, Lorne Evert Sivertson

Theses/Dissertations from 1968

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Antoine-Augustine Cournot: His duopoly problem with a re-appraisal of his duopoly price and his influence upon Leon Walras, David M. Dodge

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An Analysis of the Libby Dam construction impact on local governmental operations, John M. Griffing

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The equity of individual property taxation in Montana, Robert A. Little

Theses/Dissertations from 1967

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Effects of Montana taxes on decisions of business firms, John David Bailey

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Administrative and compliance costs of Montana taxes, Michael Nelson Killworth

Theses/Dissertations from 1966

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The relationship between state and local taxation and state economic growth, William Reed Ingram

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American capital in Canada and the Canadian reaction, Andrei Yakimov

Theses/Dissertations from 1965

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Comparison of the additional social cost and the total tax collection from alcoholic beverages in Missoula County 1963, Joseph Hassan Awad

Theses/Dissertations from 1964

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Proposals for strengthening the teaching of a clothing care unit with emphasis on home laundering in secondary schools in Montana, Mary Lou Cook

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Some economic aspects of public assistance programs with special reference to the state of Montana, William C. O'Connor

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Development of the retail fabric business in Montana, Mary Doherty Rouane