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  • Hertzberg, Andrew C. P., 1974- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    (cont.) the release of information until the long-term results of the firm are realized. In equilibrium, when the belief about the aggregate state is high, managers will be given short-term incentives, delaying the release ...
  • Iovino, Luigi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    This thesis studies how information imperfections affect financial markets and the macroeconomy. Chapter 1 considers an economy where investors delegate their investment decisions to financial institutions that choose ...
  • Iachan, Felipe Saraiva (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    This thesis consists of three independent chapters on the Macroeconomics of Liquidity and Taxation. The first chapter studies how concerns about future funding difficulties and liquidity dry ups influence investment ...
  • Poshyananda, Roong (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995)
  • Liu, Wenyun, 1971- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000)
  • Eikeboom, Arnout M. (Arnout Michiel) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994)
  • Bárczi, Nathan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    This dissertation consists of three essays in microeconomic theory. The first two concern methods of modeling bounded rationality and unawareness, while the third applies a model of jointly determined reputation to incentive ...
  • Johnson, Justin Pappas, 1972- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999)
  • Auclert, Adrien (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    This thesis consists of three chapters on monetary and fiscal policy. The first chapter explores the importance of redistribution in explaining why monetary policy has aggregate effects on household consumption. I argue ...
  • Yotsuzuka, Toshiki (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989)
  • Peck, Jennifer Randolph (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    This thesis examines three topics in the political economy of global oil markets and the development of resource-rich countries. The first chapter examines the effect of Saudi Arabia's crude pricing policies on the political ...
  • Chandler, Dana, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    This thesis explores the economics of online labor markets. The first paper evaluates a market intervention that sought to improve efficiency within the world's largest online labor market. The second paper provides an ...
  • Frois, Christian (Christian David), 1970- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000)
  • Ghosh, Indradeep, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    This thesis is a collection of two essays on open economy macroeconomics. The first essay is on imperfect asset substitutability and current account dynamics. It is divided into four chapters. The first chapter in this ...
  • Zitzewitz, Eric (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001)
    This thesis is a collection of essays on organizational economics and finance-related topics. Firms and individuals who sell opinions may bias their reports for either behavioral or strategic reasons. Chapter 1 proposes a ...
  • Rantakari, Heikki (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    This thesis consists of three theoretical essays that examine the role of organizational architecture in facilitating organizational adaptation to a changing environment. Chapter 1 develops a model of coordinated adaptation ...
  • Powell, Michael Leslie (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    The first chapter examines the interaction of heterogeneous firms in a competitive market in which firms motivate their workers using relational incentive contracts. In the steady-state rational-expectations equilibrium, ...
  • Padró i Miquel, Gerard (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    This thesis is composed by three independent essays on the limits of political accountability. In the first essay I analyze an extremely stylized model of political agency with two dimensional outcomes. I show that the ...
  • Strumpf, Koleman S. (Koleman Samuel), 1968- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995)
  • García Jimeno, Camilo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    This dissertation consists of three essays. The first chapter is an empirical investigation of social change, looking at the Prohibition Era in the U.S. It explores how the implementation of policies affects the evolution ...
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