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  • Luis, Rodrigo, 1973- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    The Telematics Industry faces tremendous challenges for growth. Regardless of the efforts and investment from vehicle manufacturers and suppliers, telematics has not been that profitable industry that many analyst forecasted ...
  • Chong, Chee Leong (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995)
  • Rodriguez, Luis Alberto (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997)
  • Peterson, Michael L. (Michael Laurel) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994)
  • Riley, James Whitcomb (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Multivocal identities have often been thought to provide social actors with more resources and opportunities over time than other "limited," singular identities. However, less is known about how organizations actually ...
  • Kasenga, Matthew O (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Amazon has been enjoying a rapid pace of growth over the last few years. One unfortunate side effect of this growth is the overall increased complexity of the network Amazon utilizes to deliver packages from the Amazon ...
  • Bento, Regina Ferreira (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990)
  • Wile, Kristina (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994)
  • Lee, Peter Alexander (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Substantial progress has been made in the estimation of sparse high dimensional precision matrices from scant datasets. This is important because precision matrices underpin common tasks such as regression, discriminant ...
  • Yi, Jae Hwang, 1963- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001)
    The recent progress of the 3G technology and the up-coming 3G mobile telecommunication market environment of Korea were reviewed. On the basis of this knowledge, a simple system dynamics model was constructed. From the ...
  • Bevelander, Jeffrey (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002)
    The first chapter of this dissertation studies the relationship between firm age and the diversification discount. The second and third chapters analyze how firms use the proceeds of their stock offerings. In particular, ...
  • Weaver, Ray, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    This dissertation is composed of three essays about consumer judgment and decision making. In Essay 1, I develop a novel explanation for the well-known endowment effect - the tendency for owners to value goods more than ...
  • He, Li, 1977- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
    This thesis consists of three essays on asset pricing. Chapter 1 presents an equilibrium model to study the convergence trading of large hedge funds in segmented markets. The model provides an alternative explanation for ...
  • Lee, Eung Jun Brandon (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Chapter 1 studies endogenous medium term cycles in a Schumpterian growth model. New firms are created by imitating existing firms and they drive the least productive firms out of business. In this manner, firm entry speeds ...
  • Liu, Yichuan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    In Chapter 1, I propose that abnormal returns generated by price momentum can be explained away within the framework of an existing risk factor model such as the Fama-French three-factor model. Two features of a systematic ...
  • Shin, Jiwoong, 1971- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    (cont.) that threaten to disappear cause decision makers to invest more effort and money in order to keep these options open, even when the options themselves seem to be of little interest. The last experiment provides ...
  • Leung, Ngai-Hang Zachary (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    The thesis applies optimization theory to three problems in operations management. In the first part of the thesis, we investigate the impact of inventory control on the availability of drugs to patients at public health ...
  • Kim, Heekyung Hellen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    The first chapter is to investigate the impact of a free on-line repository of research articles on the diffusion of their ideas measured by the citation counts. The key questions that this chapter answers are as following: ...
  • Guzmán, Jorge (Jorge Arturo) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    This dissertation introduces a new method to measure entrepreneurial quality and applies it to three questions of theoretical interest in entrepreneurship. The dissertation is presented in five chapters. Chapter 1 is an ...
  • Zheng, Enying (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    This dissertation includes three essays. I argue in the first essay that given the weak union tradition there, alternative organizational bases for workers' mobilization and solidarity in local contexts have become an ...
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