• Essays in direct marketing : understanding response behavior and implementation of targeting strategies 

    Sinha, Shameek (2011-05)
    In direct marketing, understanding the response behavior of consumers to marketing initiatives is a pre-requisite for marketers before implementing targeting strategies to reach potential as well as existing consumers in ...
  • Essays in dynamic household finance with heterogeneous agents 

    Bonaparte, Yosef, 1972- (2008-05)
    Two central themes in asset pricing theory are how averse households are to taking on risks, and how willing they are to substitute consumption over time in response to the incentives provided by asset returns. These issues ...
  • Essays in dynamic macroeconomics 

    D'Erasmo, Pablo Nicolas, 1977- (2008-05)
    The focus of my research is dynamic macroeconomics and how the economy responds to changes in government policy. During the last 30 years, the sovereign bond market in emerging economies has grown considerably and many ...
  • Essays in dynamic political economics 

    Konno, Kazuki (2009-05)
    The focus of my research is dynamic political economy in macroeconomics. The first chapter of my dissertation studies the fact that Countries in the Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) vary widely ...
  • Essays in economic design : information, markets and dynamics 

    Khan, Urmee, 1977- (2011-05)
    This dissertation consists of three essays that apply both economic theory and econometric methods to understand design and dynamics of institutions. In particular, it studies how institutions aggregate information and ...
  • Essays in economic development and conflict 

    Ali, Hamid Eltgani, 1962- (2004)
  • Essays in economic theory 

    Tang, Qianfeng (2011-05)
    This dissertation consists of three essays in Economic Theory. The rst essay proposes and studies a new solution concept for games with incomplete information. In game theory, there is a basic methodological dichotomy ...
  • Essays in economics dynamics and uncertainty 

    Dumav, Martin (2012-05)
    This work presents a systematic investigation of two topics. One is in stochastic dynamic general equilibrium. It incorporates private information into dynamic general equilibrium framework. An existence of competitive ...
  • Essays in electronic money and banking 

    Huang, Haibo (2005)
  • Essays in entry and exit, social inefficiency and commission rates in housing market 

    Gheblealivand, Seyed Parviz (2010-05)
    In the first paper, using a dataset of the records of Texas Real Estate Agents, I reexamine the findings of Hsieh and Moretti (2003) regarding the inefficiency of free entry in real estate industry: first, I point out one ...
  • Essays in environmental regulation and firm dynamics 

    Dardati, Evangelina Alejandra (2011-05)
    In this dissertation, I study the effect of environmental regulation on firm behavior. In the first chapter, I use a dynamic model to quantify the effects on exit, entry, investment and welfare of different allocation ...
  • Essays in financial intermediation and household finance 

    Parra Castellanos, Carlos Rafael (2016-08)
    This dissertation consists of two papers. The papers examine the U.S. credit markets, first through an examination of the consumer bankruptcy system, and second through the study of the impact of deposit shocks on credit ...
  • Essays in financial intermediation, monetary policy, and macroeconomic activity 

    Dressler, Scott James (2004)
    This dissertation stresses the importance of financial intermediation and monetary policy in explaining macroeconomic observations. The chapters extend lines of existing literature by considering modelling environments ...
  • Essays in health economics 

    Mulligan, Karen Michelle (2012-05)
    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 in human capital development 

    Kaur, Randeep (2017-05)
    This dissertation studies decisions pertaining to human capital investment, specifically education and health. Specifically, I examine human capital decisions through two key research questions. One, what is the effect of ...
  • Essays in international corporate finance 

    Riutort, Julio César (2011-05)
    This dissertation consists of three essays in international corporate finance. It studies the impact of aggregate conditions and the institutional environment on the behavior of publicly traded firms from a broad sample ...
  • Essays in international economics 

    Saygili, Meryem (2011-05)
    This dissertation consists of three essays in international economics. The first chapter investigates whether opening up to international financial flows improves aggregate productivity in the presence of limited contract ...
  • Essays in labor economics with applications to Germany 

    Yaman, Firat (2011-05)
    This dissertation consists of three essays in Labor Economics. The first chapter estimates the costs for establishments of hires and separations for a panel of German establishments. The panel records the start and ...
  • Essays in Macroeconomics 

    Bogoslovskiy, Rostislav (2016-12)
    Chapter 1 “Income Inequality, Income Mobility, and the Supply of Credit” studies a mechanism that can potentially explain the negative correlation between income inequality and intergenerational mobility in the cross-section ...