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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(2018-12-07)The Grading of the content may be biased against poor handwriting, resulting in discrimination against students with poor handwriting. Chapter one is the first to estimate the grading bias and decompose it to uncover its ...
(2018-11-30)This dissertation contains three chapters on topics in the field of housing economics and real estate finance. This first chapter examines the impact of mortgage credit supply contraction on the supply and pricing of rental ...
(2018-11-13)The thesis titled “Essays on Banking” is comprised of three essays on the aspects of the effects of bank-level credit boom on bank performance and the effectiveness of market discipline in an emerging market, where I compare ...
An empirical study of global corporate social responsibility reporting regulation and practice over 2000-2015 period (2018-07-12)This dissertation is motivated by an observation of a global steep increasing trend in corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting regulation since year 2000. By 2015, world top 63 economies have instituted 345 CSR ...