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  • Pitts, Robert Bedford (1941)
    Little research has been carried out on the status of the Negro worker in the Pacific Northwest. The small percentage of the total population represented in this group and the fact that its members are scattered over so ...
  • Elston, Julie Ann, 1959- (1992)
    This research employs a Q theory of investment framework to examine the effects of U.S. tax reform on corporate investment in the 1980's. The Miller-Modigliani theorem suggests that a firm's real decisions regarding capital, ...
  • Cerra, Valerie (1996)
    The first two chapters present a pair of endogenous growth models with both physical and human capital and a public education input. These papers contribute to the literature on endogenous growth by analyzing a nonrepresentative ...
  • Wang, Jiahui (1997)
    This dissertation is composed of three chapters on modern econometric topics. Chapter 1 studies the problem of making inference on structural parameters in instrumental variables regression with weak instruments. It has ...
  • Ahn, Joongwoo, 1959- (1997)
    Tax effects on household portfolio behavior have been a controversial issue. The intuition behind this controversy is that taxes reduce not only expected return but also risk. Since expected return and risk have opposite ...
  • Starkey, William Scott (1997)
    This dissertation examines the process by which consumers decide which automobile to purchase and how to finance their decision. Although prior research of automobile leasing assumed a sequential process in which household's ...
  • Irvin, Renee A (1998)
    Economic theory suggests that investor-owned firms exhibit superior performance compared to their not-for-profit competitors due to efficiency gains realized from profit maximization incentives. Others argue that ownership ...
  • Dittmer, Timothy (1998)
    In this dissertation I analyze a series of historically important antitrust cases, and demonstrate why the prevailing explanations are either incomplete or incorrect. By conducting fact intensive investigations of changes ...
  • Ward-Batts, Jennifer L (1999)
    Using a change in the Family Allowance/Child Benefit policy in the UK as a natural experiment, several economic hypotheses of considerable importance are tested. These hypotheses concern the allocation of resources and ...
  • Krusekopf, Charles C (1999)
    This dissertation seeks to explain and examine the link between land-tenure institutions and agricultural productivity in China. It offers contributions to two bodies of economic literature. The first is the worldwide ...
  • Laxminarayan, Ramanan (1999)
    In recent years bacteria have become increasingly resistant to antibiotics, leading to a decline in the effectiveness of antibiotics in treating infectious disease. The first chapter uses a framework based on an epidemiological ...
  • Saxena, Sweta Chaman (2000)
    This dissertation studies theoretical models of causes of and arguments about remedies for currency crises, and empirically examines movements in exchange rates and episodes of crises. In the first chapter, various theoretical ...
  • Morshed, AKM Mahbub, 1967- (2001)
    The first essay, entitled "Sectoral Adjustment Costs and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics in a Two-Sector Dependent Economy," investigates dynamics of real exchange rates in a two-sector model with both capital accumulation and ...
  • Herrera, Guillermo E (2001)
    The open-access inefficiencies of renewable resources are heightened, and their regulation complicated, by heterogeneous stock composition, non-uniform spatial distribution, and informational asymmetries between regulators ...
  • Mitra, Srobona (2002)
    The three dissertation chapters explore various issues regarding interest rate as an instrument for monetary policy in industrial countries.Chapter 1. "Is the quantity of debt a constraint on monetary policy?" Monetary ...
  • Damar, Halil Evren (2004)
    This series of essays examines the role of bank networks before, during and after the Turkish banking crisis of 1999--2001. The analysis focuses on different aspects of bank interaction, such as payment and settlement ...
  • Lange, Ian (2005)
    This dissertation examines the effects of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) on inputs to coal-fired power plants. The 1990 CAAA established a system of tradable permits for sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions for all ...
  • Mamun, Arif Al (2005)
    The first essay of this dissertation provides new evidence on wage premiums for men in relation to marriage and cohabitation. Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 (NLSY79), we show that even after ...
  • Vichiansin, Bovorn (2006)
    Recent studies by Dai and Singleton (2002), Duffee (2002), and Duarte (2004) show that affine term structure models that match the time variability of the expected returns of bond yields do not generate time variation in ...

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