Economics Theses and Dissertations

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  • Three Essays in Applied Public Economics: Applications to Vulnerable Populations 

    Perez-Zetune, Victoria (2022)
    In this dissertation, I study the effects of state and federal programs and policies aimed to help vulnerable populations. In the second chapter, I estimate the effect of immigration enforcement on prenatal safety net ...
  • ESSAYS ON POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY AND DISTRIBUTIVE POLITICS 

    Kolliner, Daniel (2022)
    In this dissertation I study the impacts of a few key features of the United State's majoritarian political system. I investigate the effect of representation, majority political party affiliation in addition to how ...
  • ESSAYS ON THE REAL EFFECTS OF FINANCIAL FRICTIONS 

    Chaudhary, Dheeraj (2022)
    This dissertation explores how different shocks affect real economic outcomes in the presence of financial frictions. The first essay shows that a decline in trade costs facilitated by railroads in the 19th century US ...
  • Essays on Sponsored Search Auctions and Online Platforms 

    Dimitrellos, Panagiotis (2022)
    This dissertation covers two topics within the context of online platform design. In chapter 1, I develop a structural model to evaluate the effect of providing user traffic information to heterogeneous bidders in sponsored ...
  • Essays on racial and gender discrimination in developing countries 

    Hara, Tomohiro (2022)
    This dissertation investigates racial, ethnic, and gender issues mainly in developing countries. The first two chapters examine the relationship between mass-media and identity, and the third chapter examines the labor ...

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