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  • 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 ...
  • Philippon, Thomas (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
    Chapter 1 focuses on corporate governance and business cycles. The delegation of control to insiders fosters initiative but it also gives them the opportunity to expand their firm beyond the profit-maximizing size. When ...
  • Farhi, Emmanuel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
    Chapter 1 analyzes the theoretical and quantitative implications of optimal fiscal policy in a business cycle model with incomplete markets. I first consider the problem of a government facing expenditure shocks in an ...
  • 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 ...
  • Vayanos, Dimitrios (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993)
  • Pagès, Henri Frederic (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989)
  • Perotti, Roberto (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991)
  • Siegel, Sarah Y (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
    This thesis consists of three separate papers. In the first paper, using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID), which has measures of both risk preferences and religiosity along with measures of many risky behaviors, ...
  • Lutz, Byron F (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    This thesis is a collection of three empirical essays on the economics of local public goods. Chapter One examines the marginal propensity of local governments to spend out of lump- sum grant income. Economic theory predicts ...
  • Panunzi, Fausto (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995)
  • Pitchford, Rohan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993)
  • Cohen, Benjamin Haïm (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995)
  • Qian, Nancy (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    This dissertation is a collection of three independent essays in empirical development economics using data from China. In the first two chapters, I examine the determinants of choices within the household. In the first ...
  • Tomiura, Eiichi, 1961- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992)
  • Morcom, Charles Rupert (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997)
  • Lee, Joonhwan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    This thesis consists of three chapters that cover separate topics in econometrics. The first chapter demonstrate a negative result on the asymptotic sizes of subset Anderson- Rubin tests with weakly identified nuisance ...
  • Potrakool, Kobsak (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997)
  • Willmore, Henry (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994)
  • Lyons, Richard K (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988)
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