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  • Colatat, Phech C (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    My dissertation examines the social and organizational processes that influence the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The diagnosis of ASD, as a research setting, presents a number of empirical puzzles which I ...
  • Li, Xitong, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Many firms and individuals have been publishing data and services on the Web. It is necessary to develop advanced technology facilitating the use of Web data and services and to understand what impacts on firms and individuals ...
  • Severino Díaz, Felipe (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    This thesis consists of three empirical essays in financial economics, examining the consequences of imperfect financial markets for households, small business and house prices. In the first chapter (co-authored with Meta ...
  • Ching, Kenny Hwee Seong (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    This dissertation examines the conditions under which entrepreneurial firms are most apt to succeed. Besides grappling with the multiple strategic choices that they face, these firms also have to address the institutional ...
  • Ranganathan, Aruna (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Essay 1 : Professionalization And Market Closure: The Case Of Plumbing In India. Professionalization has long been understood as a process of establishing market closure and monopoly control over work; however, in this ...
  • Zhang, Jiayin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    The popular explanations of market bubbles, based on the classical economic assumption that market prices incorporate market participants' private valuations, argue that bubbles are caused by the collective delusion of ...
  • Wei, Yehua, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    The long chain has been an important concept in the design of flexible processes. This design concept, as well as other sparse flexibility structures, have been applied by the automotive and other industries as a way to ...
  • Isaacs, Katherine W (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    This dissertation contributes to our understanding of the strategies the companies use to engage external stakeholders, as well as the processes and outcomes of engagement. The first essay proposes a framework for evaluating ...
  • Bandi, Chaithanya (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Modern probability theory, whose foundation is based on the axioms set forth by Kolmogorov, is currently the major tool for performance analysis in stochastic systems. While it offers insights in understanding such systems, ...
  • Kim, Heekyung Hellen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    The first chapter is to investigate the impact of a free on-line repository of research articles on the diffusion of their ideas measured by the citation counts. The key questions that this chapter answers are as following: ...
  • 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, ...
  • Benson, Alan (Alan M.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    This thesis is composed of three papers, each relating to labor market imperfections and their implications for firms' staffing practices. In the first paper, I examine why hospitals provide direct financial support to ...
  • Lu, Xin, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Operations Research Center (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    In this thesis, we study online optimization problems in routing and allocation applications. Online problems are problems where information is revealed incrementally, and decisions must be made before all information is ...
  • O'Hair, Allison Kelly (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    In this thesis, we present a system to make personalized lifestyle and health decisions for diabetes management, as well as for general health and diet management. In particular, we address the following components of the ...
  • Kounelaki, Styliani (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Entrepreneurship increasingly takes place in universities, by faculty and students. Whereas the entrepreneurial pursuits of faculty have received significant scholarly attention, those of students have been largely neglected. ...
  • Hahl, Oliver (Oliver Douglas) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    This dissertation includes three essays on the causes and responses to shifts in demand for authenticity. In the first chapter, I answer the question: why do previously cast-off products, practices, or styles abruptly ...
  • Zheng, Enying (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    This dissertation includes three essays. I argue in the first essay that given the weak union tradition there, alternative organizational bases for workers' mobilization and solidarity in local contexts have become an ...
  • Zhou, Yifan, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    In Chapter 1, we seek to understand the relation between liquidity and market imperfections from two dimensions: 1) Across liquidity measures, we compare the influence of imperfections on two commonly used measures, Kyle's ...
  • Samel, Hiram M (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Economic liberalization has brought a widespread belief that strengthening supply-side institutions is not only a necessary condition but also a sufficient one for economic and technological development. Yet uneven growth ...
  • Chiraphadhanakul, Virot (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Public transportation is undeniably an effective way to move a large number of people in a city. Its ineffectiveness, such as long travel times, poor coverage, and lack of direct services, however, makes it unappealing to ...
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