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    • Essays in real estate and finance 

      Liebersohn, Carl J. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
      This dissertation consists of three chapters on topics related to real estate and finance. The first chapter studies the effects of bank competition on bank risk-taking and lending. Using a quasi-experimental design that ...
    • Machine learning for problems with missing and uncertain data with applications to personalized medicine 

      Pawlowski, Colin. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
      When we try to apply statistical learning in real-world applications, we frequently encounter data which include missing and uncertain values. This thesis explores the problem of learning from missing and uncertain data ...
    • Analytics in promotional pricing and advertising 

      Baardman, Lennart. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
      Big data and the internet are shifting the paradigm in promotional pricing and advertising. The amount of readily available data from both point-of-sale systems and web cookies has grown, enabling a shift from qualitative ...