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  • Stull, William John (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1972)
  • Rustow, Stephen Lowe (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1979)
  • López, Luis E. (Luis Eduardo), 1961- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998)
  • Showalter, Mark H (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991)
  • Grant, Alan Michael (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    This dissertation is composed of three chapters, the first demonstrates that natural gas violates many of the simplifying assumptions frequently used in modeling its behavior. Careful analysis of futures contracts written ...
  • Ruben, Erik Charles (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    This dissertation is composed of three chapters. The first demonstrates that natural gas violates many of the simplifying assumptions frequently used in modeling its behavior. Careful analysis of futures contracts written ...
  • Aron-Dine, Aviva (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    This dissertation consists of three chapters on topics in applied microeconomics. In the first chapter. I investigate whether voters are more likely to support additional spending on local public services when they perceive ...
  • Buckley, Patrick David, 1971- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
    This dissertation consists of three independent empirical examinations of the effects of information and earnings on individual behavior. The first essay examines the effects of information about the quality of previous ...
  • Tian, Mary (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    This thesis consists of three chapters in asset pricing and international finance. In Chapter 1, I examine the effect of tradability, the proportion of a firm's output that is exported, on its stock returns. The empirical ...
  • Qiu, Weiyang, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    The first part of the thesis studies the impact of liquidity crashes on asset prices. In financial markets, liquidity could have large downward jumps. The thesis proposes a dynamic model where investors face the risk of ...
  • Bremzen, Andrei, 1975- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    (cont.) the auctioneer are analyzed.
  • Gordy, Michael B. (Michael Bruce) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994)
  • Ashcraft, Adam Blair, 1974- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001)
    In the first chapter, I demonstrate that banks play a special role in the transmission mechanism of monetary policy, and that this role potentialy explains the excessive sensitivity and asymmetric response of the real ...
  • Vickery, James Ian, 1974- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    (cont.) Risk Management have begun implementing strategies to provide commodity price and weather insurance in the developing world. In Chapter 3 (joint with Professor Rob Townsend from the University of Chicago), we examine ...
  • Almazán, Andrés (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996)
  • Shampanier, Kristina S (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    Essay 1: Zero as a Special Price: the True Value of Free Products. When faced with a choice of selecting one of several available products (or possibly buying nothing), according to standard theoretical perspectives, people ...
  • Hines, James Henry (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988)
  • Kőszegi, Botond (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000)
  • Lauga, Dominique Olié (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    In Chapter 1, I propose a model in which consumers base their purchasing decisions upon their recollections of the product quality, and in which firms can use persuasive advertising in order to change these recollections. ...
  • Sodini, Paolo, 1968- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001)
    The thesis is composed of three chapters. The first chapter proposes that financial innovation induces endogenous changes in the composition of market participants, which can both increase the interest rate and reduce the ...
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