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Economics Of Land Use Planning: A Case Study Of Annexation In Heber Valley, Utah, Lyle C. Summers May 1975

Economics Of Land Use Planning: A Case Study Of Annexation In Heber Valley, Utah, Lyle C. Summers

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Some theories and methodologies applicable to land use planning problems were reviewed along with the history of land use and land use legislation in the United States and Utah. This review served to point out that federal land use policy is moving away from the incentive approach to controlling land use and toward a more mandatory approach aimed at giving increased emphasis to environmental quality and less to economic efficiency.

A model for conceptualizing and analyzing annexation problems was developed and applied to a problem in Heber City, Wasatch County, Utah. The analysis demonstrated that annexation is feasible by showing ...


The Primitive Hunter Culture, Pleistocene Extinction, And The Rise Of Agriculture, Vernon L. Smith Jan 1975

The Primitive Hunter Culture, Pleistocene Extinction, And The Rise Of Agriculture, Vernon L. Smith

Economics Faculty Articles and Research

The hypothesis that megafauna extinction some 10,000 years ago was due to "overkill" by Paleolithic hunters is examined using an economic model of a replenishable resource. The large herding animals that became extinct, such as mammoth, bison, camel, and mastodon, presented low hunting cost and high kill value. The absence of appropriation provided incentives for the wastage killing evident in some kill sites, while the slow growth, long lives, and long maturation of large animals increased their vulnerability to extinction. Free-access hunting is compared with socially optimal hunting and used to interpret the development of conservationist ethics, and controls ...


Marketing Strategies For Corn, Richard Ken Isaacson Jan 1975

Marketing Strategies For Corn, Richard Ken Isaacson

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Preliminary Analysis Of Short-Rotation Aspen Management, Alan R. Ek, J.D. Brodie Jan 1975

A Preliminary Analysis Of Short-Rotation Aspen Management, Alan R. Ek, J.D. Brodie

Aspen Bibliography

No abstract provided.


Stream Sediment Movement, Water Quality And Agricultrual Production: A Modeling Approach To Economic And Environmental Analysis , James Carl Wade Jan 1975

Stream Sediment Movement, Water Quality And Agricultrual Production: A Modeling Approach To Economic And Environmental Analysis , James Carl Wade

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Quadratic Programming Models Of United States Agriculture In 1980, With Alternative Levels Of Grain Exports , Carl Chi-Jiau Chen Jan 1975

Quadratic Programming Models Of United States Agriculture In 1980, With Alternative Levels Of Grain Exports , Carl Chi-Jiau Chen

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Post-Entry Adjustments And Financial Progress Of 1959-60 Entrants Into Iowa Farming, Clemence Joseph Weber Jan 1975

Post-Entry Adjustments And Financial Progress Of 1959-60 Entrants Into Iowa Farming, Clemence Joseph Weber

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Intertemporal Allocation Of Irrigation Water In The Mayurakshi Project (India): An Application Of Deterministic And Chance-Constrained Linear Programming , Chandi Charan Maji Jan 1975

Intertemporal Allocation Of Irrigation Water In The Mayurakshi Project (India): An Application Of Deterministic And Chance-Constrained Linear Programming , Chandi Charan Maji

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Impact Of Water Right Constraints On The Regional Allocation Of Agricultural Production , William Arden Colette Jan 1975

Impact Of Water Right Constraints On The Regional Allocation Of Agricultural Production , William Arden Colette

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Economic Analysis Of The Development Of The Wheat Subsector Of Jordan , Mohamed Haitham Mahmoud El-Hurani Jan 1975

Economic Analysis Of The Development Of The Wheat Subsector Of Jordan , Mohamed Haitham Mahmoud El-Hurani

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Impact Of Separating Fed From Nonfed Beef In An Econometric Simulation , Dyaa Kamal Adbou Ahmed Kamal-Abdou Jan 1975

The Impact Of Separating Fed From Nonfed Beef In An Econometric Simulation , Dyaa Kamal Adbou Ahmed Kamal-Abdou

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Feeding-Marketing Decisions And The Value Of Price Forecast Information To The Cattle Feeder , Joseph Eugene Williams Jan 1975

Feeding-Marketing Decisions And The Value Of Price Forecast Information To The Cattle Feeder , Joseph Eugene Williams

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Adjusting Land Installment Contract Terms To Meet The Needs Of Low-Equity Farmers, James Nathaniel Putnam Ii Jan 1975

Adjusting Land Installment Contract Terms To Meet The Needs Of Low-Equity Farmers, James Nathaniel Putnam Ii

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.