Dept. of Economics

 

Over the years, the Department of Economics has produced 821 Ph.D.’s and countless undergraduate and Master’s students. The Department’s Centennial in 1995 is a time for the Department to celebrate its past and look forward to its future. As it moves into its second one hundred years, the Department enjoys status as a top twenty-five economics department, as determined by the Gourman Report ranking of graduate departments. Five of its faculty serve as editors or co-editors of economics journals, one was elected Fellow of the Econometrics Society, and several have been recognized by the campus as among its best instructors. The Department is well positioned for its second hundred years.

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  • Ryu, Seokjong (2017-04-17)
    We study a continuous-time game with imperfect monitoring in which a large player faces a continuum of infinitely-lived small players. We extend Faingold and Sannikov (2011) to a framework in which the support of the prior ...

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  • Huh, Jason Ung (2017-04-17)
    One of the main goals of public health insurance expansions is to increase access to health care services, but doing so may require providers to move to previously underserved areas. Whether and to what extent any such ...

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  • Nafari, Kaveh (2017-04-13)
    The first chapter provides evidence on the incidence and distortionary effects of taxes on rental properties, using a unique administrative dataset on housing transactions in Tehran. I exploit a special feature of the tax ...

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  • Soppelsa, Maria Edisa (2017-03-17)
    This dissertation concentrates on land use, both urban and rural, in United States. First, I focus on land conservation and study how state fiscal incentives can affect private land conservation on the eastern region of ...

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  • Wang, Yiqun (2016-12-01)
    This thesis contains two research areas including political advertising in presidential elections and legislating in the Congress. In the first chapter, we focus on political advertising, and the following two chapters ...

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