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Economics - Master's degree

 

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  • Wu, Yufei, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    A growing literature has documented evidence that consumers in health insurance markets are inertial, or behave as though they face substantial switching costs in choosing a health insurance plan. I investigate whether the ...
  • Reggiani, Giovanni; Mezzanotti, Filippo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This thesis, joint with F. Mezzanotti, provides a lower bound for the extent of strategic voting. Voters are strategic if they switch their vote from their favorite candidate to one of the main contenders in a tossup ...
  • Manuelli, Lucas (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    In this paper we aim to test the extent of labor risk sharing exists in thai village economies. Specifically we test the null hypothesis of full risk sharing at the village level. We outline a simple planner's problem that ...
  • Sripakdeevong, Parit (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Amador Werning Angeletos (2006) characterize the conditions under which optimal saving/ consumption decision are determined by a minimum savings policy. I test this model empirically against data from the Townsend Thai ...
  • 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 ...
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