• Essays in health economics 

    Mulligan, Karen Michelle (2012-07-06)
    This dissertation consists of three chapters on health economics, two of which focus on contraception and the third on vaccination. Chapter one examines the impact of state-level contraception insurance coverage mandates ...
  • Essays on public finance 

    Zebian, Firas Mahmoud (2013-02-18)
    In the first chapter, I investigate the welfare effect of the government subsidizing medical insurance. To that extent, I construct and simulate a partial equilibrium computational model of medical care consumption and ...
  • Essays on the effects of government intervention in Texas' electricity market and the health insurance markets in Missouri and Oklahoma 

    McKearin, Tobin Knowles; 0000-0003-2300-5958 (2015-12-09)
    This public economics dissertation examines the effects resulting from government intervention in the electricity and health insurance markets. The first chapter analyzes the impact on residential electricity prices by ...
  • Three essays in health economics 

    Komonpaisarn, Touchanun (2011-06-20)
    This dissertation consists of three studies in the field of health economics. The first chapter studies the market situation of the U.S. nursing home industry. It uses the most recent data available from the Annual Survey ...