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    • Essays on empirical macroeconomics 

      Hazell, Jonathon. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)
      This thesis consists of three chapters in empirical macroeconomics. In the first chapter, I study downward wage rigidity. Downward wage rigidity is central to many explanations of unemployment fluctuations. In benchmark ...
    • Essays on the economics of science and innovation 

      Hill, Ryan(Ryan R.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)
      This thesis studies the economic forces that influence the creation of academic research and basic scientific knowledge. I study this from an empirical perspective, using administrative data from structural biology and ...
    • Essays on behavioral economics and macroeconomics 

      Lian, Chen,Ph. D.Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)
      This thesis consists of three chapters in behavioral economics and macroeconomics. In the first chapter, I develop an approach, which I term narrow thinking, to break the decision maker's ability to perfectly coordinate ...