This paper presents two applications of empirical microeconomics
based on choice theoretic optimization principles. The first topic
explores the determinants of subsistence time allocation in a utility
theoretic model of household production. The second topic examines firm
pricing behavior in a deregulated, but concentrated industry setting.
The first part of...
Genetic differences between early and late forms of
Alaskan chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) were
identified using two genetic approaches: mitochondrial
DNA (mtDNA) analysis and protein electrophoresis. The
study populations consisted of early- and late-run chinook
salmon in each of the Kenai and Kasilof rivers in Alaska,
and a single population...