Dissertations and Theses - Economics

 

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  • Bailey Athias, Diloa Jacob (2017-12-05)
    This dissertation consists of three essays. The first essay looks at the impact of biomass burning on health. It exploits variation in sugarcane burning in Brazil to identify the effect of pollution from biomass burning ...

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  • Mashhadi Farahani, Arash (2017-12-05)
    The first two chapters are on the funding challenges and the value of infrastructure to households and firms. Chapter 1 is titled “Do State Governments Defer Highway Maintenance Expenditures?”. Deferring maintenance ...

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  • Malasquez Carbonel, Eduardo Alonso (2017-10-31)
    This thesis discusses the long-run effects of exposure to shocks in developing economies in Latin America. Chapters 1 and 2 focus on the effects of exposure to violence in the context of the Peruvian armed conflict occurred ...

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  • Schneider, John William (2017-05-19)
    This thesis presents three essays in the field of empirical industrial organiza- tion, with a particular focus on the retailer market for liquor in Iowa. This work is divided into three chapters, with each focusing on a ...

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  • Singh, Ruchi (2017-07-10)
    This dissertation consists of three chapters. The first chapter, titled “Response to Earthquake Fault Zoning in California” exploits changes in earthquake fault zones in California to provide evidence of capitalization of ...

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