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    • Beliefs, Choice Structure, and Human Capital Investment 

      Huntington-Klein, Nicholas Chandler
      The decision to pursue a college education has extensive economic implications, and economists have studied this decision for decades. However, the current economic approach to educational choice oversimplifies the decision, ...
    • Essays on Family Law and the Family 

      Wong, Ho Po
      Abstract: This dissertation consists of three essays on the effect of changes in family law in the United States since the divorce revolution in the 1970's on household outcomes. Essay 1: "When Homemakers are Compensated: ...
    • Essays on Policy Evaluation 

      Huang, Shih-Ting
      This dissertation evaluates the effects of tax policies on fertility and on women’s return to work and effects of land policies on women’s empowerment. In the first chapter, I study the impacts of the introduction of the ...
    • Essays on Social Demand Estimation: Evidence from CAPS and Steam 

      Clayton, Andrew
      This dissertation examines the role of peer influence on the demand decisions made by socially connected consumers within markets for household investment and digital video games. In both applications, novel and rich data ...