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    • Essays in applied theory 

      Chen, Lizi,Ph. D.Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
      In "Incomplete Contracting with Endogenous Competition," I consider a variant of the incomplete contracting with renegotiation model introduced by Hart and Moore (1988). I study a trading relation between a buyer and seller, ...
    • Essays on economic theory 

      Dai, Tianjiao,Ph.D.Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
      The first chapter considers team incentive schemes that are robust to nonquantifiable uncertainty about the game played by the agents. A principal designs a contract for a team of agents, each taking an unobservable action ...
    • The economics of online retailers 

      Aparicio, Diego. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
      This thesis consists of four chapters on applied economics related to online retailers. The first chapter studies the impact of targeted price controls on supermarket products in Argentina between 2007 and 2015. Online ...