Research: Dissertations


PhD dissertations since 2010


Keita Abe - Essays on Dynamic Behavior of Harvesters in Fisheries (Robert Halvorsen/Chris Anderson)
Yeuan (Allen) Chen -
Three Essays in Fisheries Economics (Robert Halvorsen/Chris Anderson)
Andrew Clayton -
Essays on Social Demand Estimation: Evidence from CAPS and Steam (Elaina Rose)
Yang Fan -
Essays in Corporate Finances and Firm Dynamics (Mu-Jeung Yang)
Austin Gross -
Behavioral Responses to Congestion Pricing (Robert Halvorsen)
Ken Ho -
Essays on Dynamic Markets (Quan Wen)
Shih-Ting Huang
Essays on Policy Evaluation (Elaina Rose)
Shih-Tang Hwu -
Essays on Nonparametric and Dynamic Time-Series Econometrics (Yanqin Fan/Chang-Jin Kim)
Weng-Chi (Florence) Lei -
Three Essays on Foreign Trade, Offshoring and International Rivalry (Kar-Yiu Wong)
Mishita Mehra -
Essays in Skilled Immigration Policy (Fabio Ghironi)
Jennifer Meredith -
The Impact of Fisheries Reform: Property Rights Markets and the Drivers of Outmigration in Rural Alaska (Rachel Heath)
Byunghoon Nam -
Essays on Exchange Rates and Term Structures (Yu-chin Chen)
Kara Ng -
Essays on Financial Forecasting (Eric Zivot)
Raghav Paul -
Three Essays on Policy Issues in International Macroeconomics (Fabio Ghironi)
Anthony Sanford -
Essays in Asset Pricing: Extensions and Applications of the Recovery Theorem (Eric Zivot/Mu-Jeung Yang)
Sangeetha Srinivasan -
Essays on Fitting Factor Models for Asset Returns (Eric Zivot)
Yun-Ling (Jocelyn) Wang -
Essays on Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon Commercial Fishery – Management Policies and Pricing Mechanism (Fahad Khalil/Chris Anderson)


Vladimir DashkeevEssays on Heterogeneity in Fiscal Unions (Stephen Turnovsky)
Nail Hassairi
Essays on Labor Supply (Yoram Barzel)
Jenny Ho - Essays on Machine Learning in Applied Microeconomics (Pat Bajari)
Wan-Jung HsuEssays in Financial Economics (Eric Zivot/Levis Kochin)
Seunghan LeeEssays on Stock Prices and Equity Premium (Chang-Jin Kim)
Alexander RodivilovEssays on Contract Theory and Mechanism Design (Fahad Khalil/Jacques Lawarrée)
Laine RutledgeEssays on Labor Market Returns for Women in Developing Countries (Rachel Heath)


Mahama Samir Bandaogo – Essays on Fiscal Policy, Monetary Policy, and Currency Unions: Exploring the Role of Informality and Labor Mobility (Ghironi/Chen)
Pasita Chaijaroen –
Essays on Economic Impacts of Coral Bleaching: Evidence from Indonesia (Rachel Heath)
Thomas Fillebeen
How Do Small Players Deduce Beliefs about Uncertainty? A Look at Texas Shale Oil Investments (Robert Halvorsen/Chris Anderson)
Ming HeNonparametric Identification and Structural Estimation of Auction Models (Yanqin Fan)
Alex HenkeEssays on Corruption and Enforcement (Fahad Khalil/Jacques Lawarrée)
Yangguang HuangEssays on Procurement, Scoring Auction, and Quality Manipulation Corruption (Quan Wen/Yanqin Fan)
Alex HubbardMacroeconomic Dynamics of Market Risk Capital Requirements and Credit Supply Interdependence (Philip Brock)
Ying JiangEssays on the Analysis of Dynamic Games (Pat Bajari)
Kyungkeun KimEssays on International Asset Allocation and Pricing (Yu-chin Chen)
David OxborrowEssays on International Demographic Economics (Stephen Turnovsky)
Galip Kemal Ozhan - Essays in International Finance and Macroeconomics (Fabio Ghironi)
Inhwan SoEssays on Monetary Policy in Small Open Economies (Yu-chin Chen)
Miaoyu YangEssays on Machine Learning and Hedonic Models (Pat Bajari)
Muxin ZhaiEssays on Environmental and Health Economics (Robert Halvorsen)


Bijetri BoseEssays on Nonprofit Competition (Neil Bruce)
Yi-An ChenThree Essays on Financial Economics (Eric Zivot)
Sora ChonEstimation and Identification Issues in Monetary Policy Rules (Chang-Jin Kim)
Kaihua DengAnother Look at Stock Return Comovement: Some New Evidence and Test (Eric Zivot)
Chien-Hao FuEssays on Intergenerational Transfers and Living Arrangements (Neil Bruce)
Ranganai GwatiForeign Exchange Options and the Economics of Exchange Rates (Yu-chin Chen)
Chasya HoaglandThe Impact of Identity and Self-Perception on Labor Market Outcomes (Yoram Barzel)
Woo Hyung HongEssays on Information, Competition, and Pricing Dynamics in the Retail Gasoline Market (Fahad Khalil)
Nick Huntington-KleinBeliefs, Choice Structure, and Human Capital Investment (Elaina Rose)
Atsuko IzumiThree Essays on Corporate Finance and Firm Dynamics (Mu-Jeung Yang)
Seojin LeeEssays on the Puzzles in International Finance (Chang-Jin Kim)
Zhi LiPrivate Provision of Public Goods: Uniform Price Mechanisms with a Threshold and Dynamics with a Tipping Point (Quan Wen/Chris Anderson)
Ruixuan LiuIdentification and Inference of Duration Models Driven by Stochastic Processes (Yanqin Fan)
Hui MaiThree Essays on Family Economics (Seik Kim)
Javier PereiraEssays in Financial Intermediation and Credit Risk (Yu-chin Chen)
Jorge Rojas VallejosEssays on Inequality, Economic Activity, and Globalization: Theory and Evidence (Stephen Turnovsky)
Syed Galib SultanEssays on Price Discovery Measure, Exchange-Traded Funds, and Liquidity (Eric Zivot)


Shamma AlamThree Essays in Development and Health Economics (Hendrik Wolff)
Emre AylarEssays on Time Series Econometrics (Eric Zivot)
Lin-Chi HsuEssays on the Economics of Crime and Family (Elaina Rose)
Benjamin KeeferEssays on Risk and Uncertainty: Insights from Behavioral Economics (Fahad Khalil/Jacques Lawarrée)
Jaeho KimEssays on Bayesian Econometrics (Chang-Jin Kim)
David KuenzelEssays on Institutional and Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade (Theo Eicher)
Dongwon LeeEssays in International Finance (Stephen Turnovsky)
Edgar LunaParameter Instability, Expectations, Exogenous Fiscal Shocks, and the Relationship between Taxes and Government Spending (Levis Kochin)
Clark LundbergTime Scale Macroeconometrics (Eric Zivot)
Xuyang MaEssays on Return Predictability and Yield Factors (Eric Zivot)
Skylar OlsenEssays on Water and Energy Economics (Hendrik Wolff)
Justin RobertsonEssays on Health Care Provider Behavior (Fahad Khalil)
Joseph SaenzNew Approaches to Institutional Portfolio Performance Attribution and Private Equity Risk (Eric Zivot)
Alice SuEssays on Contract Theory (Fahad Khalil)
Yu-hsuan SuEssays on Household Behavior in Developing Economies (Judith Thornton)
Ho Po WongEssays on Family Law and the Family (Elaina Rose)


Joelle AbramowitzEssays on Health, Family, and Work Choices (Judith Thornton)
Danny BrentEssays on Water Resource Economics (Hendrik Wolff)
Ercument CahanInferential Theory for Factor Models of Large Dimensions under Monotone Missing Data (Eric Zivot)
Joseph DielemanThree Essays on Government Health Expenditure (Hendrik Wolff)
Yu-Fan HuangEssays on Empirical Macroeconomics (Richard Startz)
Kohei KiyaEssays on Subjective Well-Being and Public Finance (Neil Bruce)
Sang Bum KoEssays on Traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs: Effects on Household Saving and the Participation Choice (Neil Bruce)
Daeyong LeeTaxation and Household Financial Decisions: Evidence from the Bush Tax Acts (Neil Bruce)
Sui LuoEmpirical Analysis on U.S. Real Output (Richard Startz)
Xiaolin SunEssays on Applications of the Factor Model (Eric Zivot)
Dan WangThree Essays on Land Rights, Labor Mobility, and Human Capital Investment in China (Judith Thornton)


Fei-Chien ChangPensions and Household Saving in the United States (Neil Bruce)
Brian DonhauserJump Variation from High-Frequency Asset Returns: New Estimation Methods (Eric Zivot)
Rodica GillesAn Economic Analysis of Secure Messaging Between Patients and Providers (Seik Kim)
Jee Young LeeEssays of Financial Econometrics (Eric Zivot)
Aditi MitraEssays on Macroeconomic Growth: The Role of Human Capital (Stephen Turnovsky)
Sumant RaiEssays on Social Capital and Economics Growth (Stephen Turnovsky)
B. Daniel WillardFishing the Line: Spatial Response to Marine Protected Areas (Robert Halvorsen)


Wahid AbdallahThree Essays on the Economics of Corruption (Fahad Khalil)
D. Mark AndersonThree Essays on Public Policy and Risky Youth Behavior (Claus Pörtner)
Sungjin ChoEffects of Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) on Personal Savings (Neil Bruce)
Lindy Helfman- Essays on the determinants of aggregate foreign direct investment (Theo Eicher)
Cherl Hyun KimEssays on Price Discovery (Eric Zivot)
Momoe MakinoEssays on Population Economics and People’s Time Allocation (Claus Pörtner)
Krisztina NagyTerm Structure Estimation with Missing Data (Richard Startz)
Jianguo WangThe Study of a Developing Economy with Dual Production Structure (Stephen Turnovsky)


Laura BerlinghieriEssays on House Price Fluctuations in the U.S. (Richard Startz)
Kai-Hsi ChuEssays on International Trade and Strategic Trade Policy (Edwin Wong)
Sebastian FossatiUnit Root Tests, Structural Change, and Stationary Covariates (Eric Zivot)
Mike HanlonTransaction Costs, Legal Regimes and Intrahousehold Behavior (Yoram Barzel)
Pym ManopimokeEssays on Empirical Macroeconomics: Inflation and Monetary Policy (Charles Nelson/Chang-Jin Kim)
Yu-I PengSocial Security Claiming of the Elderly in the United States (Neil Bruce)
Nalina VaranasiEssays in Labor Economics (Shelly Lundberg)
Edwin WongDeterminants and Implications of Mortality Risk at the End of the Life Cycle (Claus Pörtner)