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  • Fulmer, Vincent A (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1963)
  • Kirwan, Barrett E., 1974- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    This paper identifies the effect of agricultural subsidies on farmland rental rates in the United States. Rental agreements are primarily between farmers and non-farmer landlords, but no evidence exists concerning the ...
  • Wu, Xiaohua Sherry (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    Firms in the hard disk drive industry are continually engaging in R & D and improving the quality of their products. We explore various determinants of the product innovation incentives for firms concerned with both their ...
  • Shore, William T., S.M. (William Thomas). Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    We explain often anomalous results of capital structure tests by infusing tradeoff theory with real options. Of course one can explain almost everything using a soft qualitative theory. This paper's addition is to use a ...
  • Cardenas, Ruben Ojeda (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    Optimal intertemporal investment solution paths are derived for both, firms operating in perfect financial markets and those facing credit constraints, due to imperfect capital markets. However, as in these markets, saving ...
  • Lee, Joonhwan; Fernández-Val, Iván (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    This paper considers fixed effects estimation and inference in linear and nonlinear panel data models with random coefficients and endogenous regressors. The quantities of interest - means, variances, and other moments of ...
  • Swift, Henry Spencer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Workers in similar occupations cluster, much like firms in similar industries. This may be due to firm clustering, but I propose a supply-side mechanism that may also provide an explanation. When workers face a risk of ...
  • Bishop, Tonja Bowen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    Economists have generally assumed that to the extent possible, retirement savings should be done in a tax-deferred account. However, the advent of Roth-style tax-favored accounts and concerns about the tax implications of ...
  • Johnson, Lynn Christine, 1976- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    I investigate whether voters judge the performance of their governor on taxes by comparing him to governors from neighboring states. If voters do make these comparisons, it creates "yardstick competition," where governors ...
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