• Essays in public economics 

    Rodgers, Luke Patrick; 0000-0002-2471-2294 (2017-06-12)
    This dissertation empirically investigates three areas of public economics related to tax policy. The first chapter estimates the pass-through of child care tax credits. Child care tax credits are intended to relieve the ...
  • Randomness and legitimacy in selecting democratic representatives 

    Parker, Joel Matthew (2011-12)
    The addition of random selection to our arsenal of methods for selecting political officials would enhance performance against norms of representative democracy. I employ historical and analytic methods to explore the ...