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    • Essays on the financial system of developing economies 

      Sripakdeevong, Parit. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
      The thesis consists of three chapters, which explore the financial system of rural Thai Villages through the lens of the Townsend Thai Monthly Survey. The first two chapters examine savings behaviour, while the last chapter ...
    • Essays in econometrics and machine learning 

      Semenova, Vira. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
      Establishing the link between a cause and effect is a fundamental question in social science. Standard assumptions about human behavior (e.g., rationality) imply restrictions on the plausible values of the causal effect. ...
    • Essays on markets and information 

      Gitmez, Ahmet Arda. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
      This thesis contains three chapters on the interplay between markets and information. In the first chapter, I study how market opportunities influence the information revealed in longterm relationships. To this end, I build ...