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Economics - Ph.D. / Sc.D.

 

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  • Harari, Mariaflavia (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This thesis consists of three essays in development economics. The first chapter investigates urban form in India. I focus on one of the determining factors of urban commuting efficiency, highlighted by urban planners but ...
  • Illanes, Gastón (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This thesis studies consumer behavior and strategic interactions between firms in markets that were actively designed by governments. In such settings, government intervention is frequent, firms are often constrained in ...
  • Passadore, Juan (Juan Francisco Passadore Figueroa) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    This thesis studies how contracting frictions affect the outcomes that the public sector or individual agents can achieve. The focus is on situations where the government or the agent lacks commitment on its future actions. ...
  • Tsoy, Anton (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    This dissertation consists of three chapters. Chapter 1 studies an infinite-horizon bilateral bargaining model with alternating offers and private correlated values. I characterize frequent-offer limits of common screening ...
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