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    • Communities of Tweeple: How Communities Engage with Microblogging When Co-located 

      Vega, Edgardo Luis (Virginia Tech, 2011-04-22)
      Most of the research done on microblogging services, such as Twitter, has focused on how the individual communicates with their community at a micro and macro level; less research has been done on how the community affects ...
    • An Economic Theory of Leadership 

      Komai, Mana (Virginia Tech, 2003-12-05)
      This dissertation develops an economic theory of leadership based on assignment of information. Common theories assume that organizations exist to reduce transaction costs by replacing imperfect markets with incomplete ...
    • An Economic Theory of Leadership 

      Komai, Mana (Virginia Tech, 2004-05-25)
      This dissertation develops an economic theory of leadership based on assignment of information. Common theories assume that organizations exist to reduce transaction costs by replacing imperfect markets with incomplete ...
    • Improving Nitrogen Management in Corn- Wheat-Soybean Rotations Using Site Specific Management in Eastern Virginia 

      Peng, Wei (Virginia Tech, 2001-09-21)
      Nitrogen (N) is a key nutrient input to crops and one of the major pollutants to the environment from agriculture in the United States. Recent developments in site-specific management (SSM) technology have the potential ...
    • A New Method for Comparing Experiments and Measuring Information 

      Kitchin, Patricia Lee III (Virginia Tech, 1997-09-09)
      A statistic that summarizes an entire data set without losing any information about the family of distributions or the model is often called a sufficient statistic. Generally, one would like to use the statistic that ...
    • Three Essays on Economic Agents' Incentives and Decision Making 

      Lee, Dongryul (Virginia Tech, 2009-04-29)
      This dissertation consists of three essays on theoretical analysis of economic agents' decision making and incentives. Chapter 1 gives an outline of the subjects to be examined in the subsequent chapters and shows their ...