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Economics - Ph.D. / Sc.D.

 

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  • Tabellini, Marco (Marco E.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    This thesis consists of three chapters on the economic and political effects of in-migration. In the first chapter, I show that political opposition to immigration can arise even when immigrants bring significant economic ...
  • Nelson, Scott Thomas (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    This thesis consists of three chapters on household finance and regulatory policy in consumer credit markets. The first chapter studies the efficiency and distributional effects of credit card pricing restrictions in the ...
  • Waldinger, Daniel Cane (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    This thesis contains three chapters which empirically study how dynamic decision making affects the allocation of public resources. In the first chapter, I study the problem of allocating public housing. In the U.S., public ...
  • Straub, Ludwig (Ludwig Wilhelm) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    This thesis consists of three chapters on inequality, interest rates and macroeconomic policies. The first chapter explores the macroeconomic consequences of the recent rise in permanent income inequality. First, I show ...
  • Marx, Benjamin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    The first chapter explores the disciplining effect of elections on national leaders in Sub-Saharan Africa. I first show that the completion of development projects funded by the World Bank and implemented by governments ...
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