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  • Saunders, Adam (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    This thesis consists of three essays related to information technology and intangible capital. The first essay, "Valuing IT-Related Intangible Capital," examines the value of intangible assets in the firm. Using a panel ...
  • Eesley, Charles D. (Charles Eric) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    This dissertation is composed of three essays. I look at the role of two different but critical factors in shaping entrepreneurial outcomes: individual level career history and the institutional context. My work spans two ...
  • Hu, Yu, 1975- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    (cont.) provides explanations as to when and how incorporating them into advertising deals can be profitable. We argue that using these pricing models appropriately can give both the publisher and the advertiser proper ...
  • Lu, Ye, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    In a multi-product market, if one product stocks out, consumers may substitute to competing products. In this thesis, we use an axiomatic approach to characterize a price-dependent demand substitution rule, and provide a ...
  • Dzyabura, Daria (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    This thesis consists of three related essays which explore new approaches to modeling and measurement of consumer decision strategies. The focus is on decision strategies that deviate from von Neumann-Morgenstern utility ...
  • Lai, Kum-Yew (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987)
  • Goundan, Pranava Raja (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    (cont.) In the second part of the thesis, we focus on the design and analysis of simple, possibly non-coordinating contracts in a single-supplier, multi-retailer supply chain where retailers make both pricing and inventory ...
  • Rytchkov, Oleg (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    This thesis consists of three chapters exploring predictability of stock returns. In the first chapter, I suggest a new approach to analysis of stock return predictability. Instead of relying on predictive regressions, I ...
  • Anderson, Eric T. (Eric Thomas) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995)
  • Ledoit, Olivier Richard Henri (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995)
  • Tran, Ngoc-Khanh (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    This thesis consists of three chapters in asset pricing. Chapter 1 considers an international asset pricing setting with traded and non-traded out puts. It shows that output fluctuations in nontraded industries are a central ...
  • Adelino, Manuel (Manuel Duarte Neves) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    This thesis consists of three empirical essays on securitization and the resolution of financial distress, examining the information content of prices of mortgage-backed securities, the role of securitization in preventing ...
  • Wu, Lynn, 1981- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    In this thesis, I examine how information, information technology, and social networks affect information worker productivity. The work is divided into three essays based on tracking detailed communication patterns of ...
  • Li, Hongmin, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    In this dissertation, we explore problems in two areas of Supply Chain Management. The first relates to strategic supplier management. The second focuses on tactical decisions on inventory and pricing during inter-generational ...
  • Taylor, Jonathan David, 1969- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000)
    Survivorship bias influences statistical inference in Finance. Through a series of Monte Carlo simulations in the style of Brown, Goetzmann, Ibbotson, and Ross {1992), we study the sampling distribution of the mean return, ...
  • Fehder, Daniel Colin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This dissertation consists of three essays studying the impact of a relatively recent type of entrepreneurship program (startup accelerators) on the performance of firms, regions, and the selection of early-stage projects ...
  • Nagaraj, Abhishek (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    The first essay describes how intellectual property (copyright law) might affect the diffusion of newly, digitized information. To evaluate this question, I focus on the digitization of a magazine as a part of the Google ...
  • Bikard, Michaël (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Scientific research frequently generates tremendous economic value. Yet, this value tends to be elusive and public and private organizations often struggle to obtain returns from their investment in science. This dissertation, ...
  • Xue, Yanfeng, 1974- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    (cont.) around thresholds do convey information about a firm's future performance, firms with a higher degree of information asymmetry between the management and investors are more likely to use this signaling mechanism, ...
  • Hopman, Carl, 1973- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
    This thesis explores different aspects of the relation between orders submitted (or the trades they generate) and price changes over time. The second chapter provides descriptive evidence of the order flow in the French ...
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