Dissertations and Theses - Economics

 

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  • Cho, Heepyung (2020-05-01)
    The first essay analyzes how allowing undocumented immigrants to legally obtain driver's licenses shifts commuting patterns, increases job accessibility, and improves labor market outcomes. Using state- and nativity-level ...

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  • Ferraz Musse, Isabel (2020-04-24)
    This dissertation consists of three essays on the economics of population health. In Chapter 2, I study employment shocks and demand for pain medication. Declining economic opportunity is often portrayed as one of the ...

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  • Cantet, Natalia (2020-04-30)
    Policy decision-making increasingly relies on rigorous evaluations of public interventions. As governments worldwide face social pressures to simultaneously take care of the most vulnerable and be fiscally responsible, ...

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  • Feld, Brian (2020-04-27)
    This dissertation focuses on three topics that pertain or are tightly related to the labor market in developing countries. After presenting an introduction to this dissertation, chapter 2 studies the way in which labor ...

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  • Huang, Yi (2020-04-23)
    This dissertation consists of three chapters on the New Zealand housing market. The first chapter, titled "Salience of Hazard Disclosure and House Prices: Evidence from Christchurch, New Zealand," addresses the impacts of ...

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