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Management - Ph.D. / Sc.D.

 

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  • Cao, Xinyu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    This dissertation investigates the implications of consumer inattention and uncertainty for firms' advertising and pricing decisions. The first chapter is an overview of the problems addressed in the dissertation and the ...
  • Chen, Yixin, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    This dissertation consists of three chapters. Chapter 1 shows that, for active mutual funds, historical in-sample alpha is a poor predictor of out-of-sample alpha. However, by focusing on a subset of skilled managers who ...
  • Duarte, Victor (Fonseca Duarte) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    This thesis consists of three chapters on asset pricing, dynamic stochastic general equilibrium and structural estimation of dynamic models. Chapter 1 introduces a global, nonlinear numerical method to solve a large class ...
  • Kim, Minjae, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    The first essay addresses why people might conform to norms that they do not endorse. One explanation is pluralistic ignorance: when everyone appears to endorse a norm, even nonendorsers will conform so as to feign their ...
  • Guest, Nicholas M (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    I examine whether the market's reaction to firms' earnings news varies with analysis (or editorial content) produced by financial journalists. A series of natural experiments at The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) suggests that ...
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