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  • 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 ...
  • Tubert, Angel Serrat (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996)
  • Pierides, Ioannis Antonis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994)
  • Chen, Chyi-Mei (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992)
  • Bhattacharya, Sudipto (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978)
  • Lucea, Rafael (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    This dissertation is centrally concerned with the management of a firm's global non-market environment. The non-market environment of a given firm is conceived as the set of relationships, confrontational or collaborative, ...
  • Siegel, Jordan Ian, 1976- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
    This thesis examines how firms in countries with weak governance institutions access outside (technological and financial) resources and capabilities. The first essay challenges current views regarding the efficacy of ...
  • Wang, Jialan, Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    This thesis consists of three essays examining issues related to human capital, careers, and financial economics. In the first chapter, I examine how the process of corporate bankruptcy varies by human capital intensity ...
  • Bhansali, Sumit Milap (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    The five essays in this dissertation look at how specific information technologies (such as Electronic Document Management (EDM), Semantic Web and RuleML) and IT in general can be used to automate and standardize data and ...
  • Petäjistö, Antti, 1974- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
    This thesis consists of three chapters that investigate the index premium and its underlying economics both theoretically and empirically. The first chapter presents our empirical findings about the index premium and its ...
  • Mollick, Ethan, 1975- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    This dissertation focuses on the dynamics of innovative industries; specifically how individual choices and actions impact the performance, founding, and death of firms. While most research examining these outcomes focuses ...
  • Aral, Sinan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    I examine how information technology (IT) skills and use, communication network structures, and the distribution and flow of information in organizations impact individual information worker productivity. The work is divided ...
  • Saunders, Adam (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    This thesis consists of three essays related to information technology and intangible capital. The first essay, "Valuing IT-Related Intangible Capital," examines the value of intangible assets in the firm. Using a panel ...
  • Eesley, Charles D. (Charles Eric) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    This dissertation is composed of three essays. I look at the role of two different but critical factors in shaping entrepreneurial outcomes: individual level career history and the institutional context. My work spans two ...
  • Hu, Yu, 1975- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    (cont.) provides explanations as to when and how incorporating them into advertising deals can be profitable. We argue that using these pricing models appropriately can give both the publisher and the advertiser proper ...
  • Lu, Ye, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    In a multi-product market, if one product stocks out, consumers may substitute to competing products. In this thesis, we use an axiomatic approach to characterize a price-dependent demand substitution rule, and provide a ...
  • Dzyabura, Daria (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    This thesis consists of three related essays which explore new approaches to modeling and measurement of consumer decision strategies. The focus is on decision strategies that deviate from von Neumann-Morgenstern utility ...
  • Lai, Kum-Yew (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987)
  • Goundan, Pranava Raja (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    (cont.) In the second part of the thesis, we focus on the design and analysis of simple, possibly non-coordinating contracts in a single-supplier, multi-retailer supply chain where retailers make both pricing and inventory ...
  • Rytchkov, Oleg (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    This thesis consists of three chapters exploring predictability of stock returns. In the first chapter, I suggest a new approach to analysis of stock return predictability. Instead of relying on predictive regressions, I ...
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