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Economics - Ph.D. / Sc.D.

 

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  • Stantcheva, Stefanie (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    This thesis consists of three chapters on optimal tax theory with endogenous wages. Chapter 1 studies optimal linear and nonlinear income taxation when firms do not know workers' abilities, and competitively screen them ...
  • Shapiro, Bradley T. (Bradley Thomas) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    This dissertation comprises of three chapters, each exploring different issues in the industrial organization of the pharmaceutical industry. In the first chapter, I study the effects of television advertising of antidepressants ...
  • Rokkanen, Miikka (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    This thesis consists of three methodological contributions to the literature on the regression discontinuity (RD) design. The first two chapters develop approaches to the extrapolation of treatment effects away from the ...
  • Pons, Vincent, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    My dissertation explores the political behavior of different groups, including immigrants, the youth, and uneducated and marginalized citizens - focusing on their registration and turnout decisions, as well as vote choices, ...
  • Sacarny, Adam Jon (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    The first chapter studies how incentives drive adoption by looking at a technology that generates revenue for hospitals: the practice of submitting detailed documentation about patients. After a 2008 reform, hospitals were ...
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