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  • Mullins, William, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    This thesis examines three questions in Corporate Finance. The first chapter investigates the effect of institutional ownership on the governance dynamics and behavior of firms. I exploit the exogenous change in equity ...
  • Haugh, Martin B. (Martin Brendan), 1971- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001)
    This thesis consists of three essays that apply techniques of operations research to problems in financial engineering. In particular, we study problems in portfolio optimization and options pricing. The first essay is ...
  • Eikeboom, Arnout M. (Arnout Michiel) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994)
  • 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 ...
  • Shin, Sung-Hwan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993)
  • Erel, Isil (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
    This thesis consists of two chapters that investigate two important issues in banking of the past decade: the effect of banking consolidation on the borrowers and the regulatory capital requirements for banks. The first ...
  • Rajan, Raghuram (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991)
  • Bao, Jack (Jack C.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    This thesis consists of three empirical essays on corporate bonds, examining the role of both credit risk and liquidity. In the first chapter, I test the ability of structural models of default to price corporate bonds in ...
  • Bhandari, Tara Kumari (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    This thesis consists of two essays examining the roles of corporate governance and investor disagreement, respectively, in the performance and stock market valuations of firms. In the first chapter, I demonstrate that the ...
  • Pearson, Neil D. (Neil David) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990)
  • 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 ...
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