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    • Tax reform and corporate investment: Theory and evidence of a Q theoretic approach 

      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, ...
    • Taxation and Household Financial Decisions: Evidence from the Bush Tax Acts 

      Lee, Daeyong (2013-07-25)
      This dissertation provides insights into the impact of differential taxation of financial assets on household portfolio decisions. To address endogeneity of household marginal tax rates, it exploits the structural tax rate ...
    • Three Essays in Development and Health Economics 

      Alam, Shamma Adeeb
      This dissertation is on three essays on issues in development and health economics. In these essays, I try to examine how different health issues affect economic outcomes and vice versa. I examine individual and household ...
    • Three Essays on Corporate Finance and Firm Dynamics 

      Izumi, Atsuko
      “Change in corporate performance after firing CEO: A comparison between US and Japan” The relation between board independence and management monitoring intensity is a long-standing question in the literature. Employing ...
    • Three essays on econometrics 

      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 ...
    • Three Essays on Family Economics 

      Mai, Hui
      Using the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth data, my dissertation investigates several key issues in family economics. The first chapter studies the role of family relocation on children's schooling and youth behavior ...
    • Three Essays on Finanical Economics 

      Chen, Yi-An
      This thesis discusses network risk and its implications for financial economics. A stock’s tendency to co-move with its related stocks is defined as network risk. In the first chapter, I propose a new econometric procedure ...
    • Three Essays on Government Health Expenditure 

      Dieleman, Joseph L. (2013-07-25)
      In 2010, governments spent over $4.05 trillion on health. This is 7% of the world economy. This dissertation measures the health outcomes achieved by this spending, how this spending changes upon the receipt of health ...
    • Three Essays on Land Rights, Labor Mobility and Human Capital Investment in China 

      Wang, Dan (2013-07-23)
      The dissertation explores how institutional features of the Chinese economy impact the welfare and behavior of Chinese households. The first two chapters investigate the economic implications of varying land security in ...
    • Time Scale Macroeconometrics 

      Lundberg, Clark C.
      The central focus of this dissertation is to develop robust econometric methods to identify and learn about the effects of time horizon on economic relationships. The first chapter provides a broad overview of some of the ...