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  • Venkateswaran, Gowthami (2019-07-17)
    According to a recent World Bank report (2018), unsafe food costs low and middle-income economies nearly USD $110 billion in lost productivity and health expenses each year. Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa face the highest ...

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  • Shrinivas, Aditya (2019-07-11)
    This thesis examines the role of social safety nets in providing food security and income stability in developing economies. The first two chapters study the effectiveness of one of the world's largest safety net program ...

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  • Shukla, Pallavi (2019-07-03)
    This dissertation presents three studies that examine the behavioral phenomena which affect technology adoption in the fields of health and agriculture in developing countries. In the first paper based on the joint work ...

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  • Brandt, Cody M. (2019-06-14)
    This study compares the implications of changing from the prior capital standards to the current capital standards on Farm Credit System associations. The current capital standards effective as of January 1, 2017, were ...

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  • Gerveni, Maria (2019-07-15)
    Population growth and the uncertain hazards that accompany climate change have put increasing pressure on the management and sustainability of water, a vital but scarce environmental resource. A decrease in the water quality ...

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