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  • Zannetos, Zenon S (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1959)
  • Oakland, William Horace (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1965)
  • Bleakley, C. Hoyt (Crawford Hoyt), 1972- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002)
    This dissertation consists of three independent essays, all of which are empirical treatments of different types of investment. The first essay evaluates the economic consequences of the successful eradication of hookworm ...
  • Topalova, Petia (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    This thesis is a collection of three empirical essays on economic development and trade in India. Chapter 1 uses the sharp trade liberalization in India in the early 1990s, spurred to a large extent by external factors, ...
  • Rodriguez, Diego, 1965- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993)
  • Choi, Albert H. (Albert Haewon), 1971- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001)
    When a contract is signed between two economic agents, it is likely to produce some effect on non-contracting, third parties and provide new information to the contracting parties. This thesis examines how such third party ...
  • Leight, Jessica E. (Jessica Ellen) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    This thesis seeks to analyze two questions central to the economic welfare of rural households in developing countries: the trade-offs between equity and efficiency induced by hybrid forms of property rights, and the ...
  • Pires, Cesaltina Maria Pacheco (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994)
  • Frankel, David M (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993)
  • Felli, Leonardo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990)
  • Marron, Donald B (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994)
  • Panageas, Stavros (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    In the first chapter I investigate whether firms' physical investments react to the speculative over-pricing of their securities. I introduce investment considerations in an infinite horizon continuous time model with short ...
  • Westerfield, Mark W., 1977- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    (cont.) left on the table" due to underpricing in the IPO allocation is not capital the firm could have raised; instead, it is the empirical regularity associated with obtaining a high quality aftermarket, high equity ...
  • Mian, Atif Rehman, 1975- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001)
    This dissertation consists of three separate essays. In the first essay, privatization is found to improve bank performance by both better monitoring of existing firms, and improved selection of new bank clients. Data on ...
  • Postrel, Steven Robert (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988)
  • Chaney, Thomas (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    This thesis is a collection of three essays in international trade. Chapter 1 explains how firm heterogeneity and market structure can distort the geography of international trade. By considering only the intensive margin ...
  • Gelbach, Jonah B (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998)
  • Staiger, Douglas (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990)
  • Fischman, Joshua B (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
    The first chapter presents a model of legal interpretation in a hierarchical court. Using a two-level court in which judges have spatial preferences over doctrine, the model examines how appeals, panels, and other structural ...
  • Auer, Raphael Anton Maximilian Peter Gabriel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
    This thesis is a collection of three essays on international trade and economic growth. Chapter 1 analyzes the dynamic gains from trade in a Hecksher-Ohlin economy with endogenous factor accumulation. In a framework where ...
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