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    • MERGER EFFICIENCIES IN THE U.S. BOTTLED WATER INDUSTRY 

      Zhang, Jun (2019)
      This dissertation contributes to the literature concerning horizontal merger efficiencies and non-price competition in merger analysis. It focuses on the U.S. premium bottled water industry, where manufacturers face both ...
    • Essays on the Efficient Management of Water Resources 

      Rosenberg, Andrew (2019)
      In the first analysis of this dissertation, I assess the water use savings and cost-effectiveness of the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) in the Upper Arkansas River basin in Kansas, a water rights retirement ...
    • ESSAYS ABOUT THE ELECTRICITY SECTOR IN CHINA 

      Que, Guanghui (2019)
      China, with the largest electricity consumption market in the world, is in the process of market-oriented reform on its electricity industry and trying to encourage energy saving and enhance energy efficiency by implementing ...
    • Higher education, human capital spillovers and economic growth 

      Qi, Yuandong (2019)
      Many theorists suggest that the concentration of human capital in a region helps improve productivity for firms and individuals by creating social learning chances for workers. Such human capital spillovers can generate ...
    • THE LITTLE PUSH: ROLE OF INCENTIVES IN DETERMINING HOUSEHOLD BEHAVIOUR IN INDIA 

      Balakrishnan, Uttara (2018)
      A substantial proportion of households in India suer from multiple deprivations - low income, poor health, low education levels and poor housing conditions. Additionally, gender biases arising out of cultural norms ...