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    • Essays on Intergenerational Transfers and Living Arrangements 

      Fu, Chien-Hao
      Intergenerational relationships are playing an increasingly important role in today's family life. In this study, I utilize the data from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) to explore the linkage between children's ...
    • Essays on Nonprofit Competition 

      Bose, Bijetri
      The predominant objective of this dissertation is the analysis of competition among nonprofits in a market. The focus is on exploring nonprofit behavior in markets in which they demand revenue from various sources. Chapters ...
    • Essays on Subjective Well-Being and Public Finance 

      KIYA, KOHEI (2013-07-25)
      This dissertation explores relationships between well-being and public finance by using subjective well-being measures such as self-reported life satisfaction. The first chapter summarizes the discussion over the use of ...
    • Essays on Traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs: Effects on Household Saving and the Participation Choice 

      Ko, sang bum (2014-02-24)
      This dissertation studies the effects of traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs on household saving and the participation choice between the two types of IRAs in the U.S. The first chapter summarizes the previous literature on ...
    • Pensions and Household Saving in The United States 

      Chang, Fei-Chien (2012-09-13)
      The goal of this research is to examine the effects of employer-provided pensions and Social Security on household saving in the United States. Current interest has intensified because of increasing concerns about insufficient ...
    • 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 ...