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(1991)The liberal trade policies of the pre1960 years are reviewed in the first chapter, where an attempt to find the economic and political factors explaining the turn towards the protectionism and state intervention of later ...
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(2001)The results of the statistical analyses were used to structure a simulation model that combines explained variation with randomized fluctuations. The simulation model demonstrates also the lack of dependency effects between ...
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(2003)Much of the standard literature on adverse selection insurance models assumes that the only unknown parameter is the accident probability and that all consumers have the same level of risk aversion. This paper relaxes these ...
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(1983)This thesis can be viewed as a case study of the proposition that anticipated monetary policy is ineffective. The problem studied relates to the monetary policy employed by Leslie M. Shaw, Secretary of the Treasury, ...
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(1997)Second, we analyze a procurement model where a procurer obtains an indivisible service from a contractor. The quality of this service is variable. Quality is determined by effort, investment and the realization of a random ...
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(2006)Chapter 3 illustrates the use of the penalized quantile regression estimator. Angrist et al. (2002) points out that the primary incentive effect of the Colombia's voucher program should be on those who are near the margin ...
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(2006)For models with ex ante heterogeneity, since models are not restricted in the way of adding a new player as long as new player's private signal distribution satisfies the regularity conditions, the limit economy may not ...
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(1992)In this thesis the techniques of multifunction theory are applied to problems in optimization and equilibrium theory. First, fixed point index theory for multifunctions is used to extend a continuation result of F. E. ...
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(1988)The ArrowPratt analysis of risk aversion offers a cogent explanation of how changes in attitudes towards risk affect the choices of expected utility maximizing agents whose preferences are defined over a single variable, ...
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(1993)The objective of this thesis is to provide a robust statistical procedure for testing unit root models, based on regressionrank scores (RRS) introduced by Gutenbrunner and Jureckova (1990). These RRS arise as a vector of ...
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(2004)As an application, I show how the mechanism design problem is altered by allowing perturbations in the information structure.
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(1992)Inflation has been the dominant economic variable in Latin American during the 1980's. Moreover, it is generally accepted that fiscal imbalance is the ultimate source of price instability. This dissertation provides a ...
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(1996)The dissertation examines an informal financial institution in Cameroon: the Rotating Saving and Credit Association. Its describes the operational procedures. RoSCAs are associations formed by a core of individuals who ...
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