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    • Essays on imperfect competition in the labor market 

      Caldwell, Sydnee Christian. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
      This thesis consists of three chapters on imperfect competition in the labor market. The first chapter (joint with Nikolaj Harmon) explores the relationship between an individual's wages and the quality of her opportunities ...
    • Essays in the economics of education 

      Zárate, Román Andrés(Zárate Vasquez); Angrist, Joshua David,; Pathak, Parag A., (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
      This thesis consists of three chapters that study how characteristics of peers and schools affect human capital. The first chapter reports estimates of academic and social peer effects from a large-scale field experiment ...
    • Essays in military healthcare 

      Simmons, Timothy F.(Timothy Franklin) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
      This dissertation examines how American foreign policy and Department of Defense policies influence patterns of health and healthcare utilization for active-duty and retired military personnel and their families. Chapter ...