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  • Shin, Sung-Hwan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993)
  • Fischer, Stanley (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1969)
  • Ramada, Paula Cristina (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997)
  • Broner, Fernando A. (Fernando Ariel), 1970- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000)
    This thesis studies four different aspects of balance of payments crises. Chapter l provides a dynamic asymmetric-information model of the timing of crises. It focuses on investors' learning process and its interaction ...
  • Erel, Isil (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
    This thesis consists of two chapters that investigate two important issues in banking of the past decade: the effect of banking consolidation on the borrowers and the regulatory capital requirements for banks. The first ...
  • Rajan, Raghuram (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991)
  • Paravisini, Daniel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    The first essay provides evidence that banks are liquidity constrained and hold private information about borrowers that hinders substitution of financing sources. Using loan level data from a public credit bureau and ...
  • Gormley, Todd A (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
    This dissertation consists of three essays that examine banking and corporate finance in developing countries. Specifically, it explores the theoretical and empirical implications of open capital markets, foreign bank ...
  • Nguyen, Hoai-Luu; Greenstone, Michael, 1968-; Mas, Alexandre (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    This thesis consists of three chapters on banking and local credit markets. The first chapter studies the relationship between bank-specific capital and credit access in a new setting: bank branch closings in markets where ...
  • Wolitzky, Alexander (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    The thesis consists of four essays on bargaining and repeated games. The first essay studies whether allowing players to sign binding contracts governing future play leads to reputation effects in repeated games with ...
  • Valdés, Rodrigo O. (Rodrigo Osvaldo) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996)
  • Nagar, Yiftach; Malone, Thomas W; Boer, Patrick De; Garcia, Ana Cristina Bicharra (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This dissertation consists of three essays that advance our understanding of collective-intelligence: how it works, how it can be used, and how it can be augmented. I combine theoretical and empirical work, spanning ...
  • Marquez, Robert Samuel, 1968- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998)
  • Ralston, Laura R. (Laura Rosalind) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    This dissertation consists of three chapters on topics relating to conflict, social cooperation and development economics. Several studies have identified the impact of adverse economic shocks on civil conflict using ...
  • Cho, Edward Ku (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    This dissertation is a collection of three empirical essays in industrial organization using data from an anonymous retailer. All these chapters examine some facet of consumer behavior. The first chapter estimates demand ...
  • Giacomelli, Drausio S., 1966- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998)
  • Copelman, Martina (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994)
  • Gottlieb, Daniel, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    This thesis is a collection of essays on contract theory and behavioral economics. Chapter 1 proposes a model of choice under risk based on imperfect memory and self-deception. The model assumes that people have preferences ...
  • Ke, Rongzhu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Chapter 1 develops a non-parametric methodology for identifying contract optimality in the presence of moral hazard. Following the first order approach, a standard method of computing optimal contracts, the paper first ...
  • Chassang, Sylvain Guillaume (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    This thesis is a collection of essays on coordination and learning in dynamic cooperation games. Chapter One begins by establishing results which are required in order to extend the global games approach to settings where ...
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