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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 Labor Supply 

      Hassairi, Nail
      This dissertation consists of essays studying labor supply empirically through the use of an experimental platform set up on Amazon Mechanical Turk online labor market. The essays contribute to measuring labor supply ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Impact of Identity and Self-perception on Labor Market Outcomes 

      Hoagland, Chasya Jeannine
      This dissertation explores the impact of perception on labor market outcomes in three contexts. The first chapter uses NELS:88 data to examine the differential impact of subject specific self-perception on education choices ...
    • The Impact of Fisheries Reform: Property Rights Markets and the Drivers of Outmigration in Rural Alaska 

      Meredith, Jennifer Murphy
      This dissertation explores the economic effects of management shifts introduced in commercial Alaskan fisheries between 1975 and 2015. The first two chapters use household survey data from rural Alaska to examine the impact ...