Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Contributor "Xu, Yilan"

  • Nickel, Lauren B. (2018-10-01)
    The population of the United States is growing older, and previous research has found that many do not appear to be well-prepared for retirement and end of life (EOL). The current research investigated how conscientiousness ...

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  • Lee, Han Bum (2015-11-30)
    This dissertation presents three studies of an economic analysis of federally-funded housing assistance programs on the quality of a recipient’s locational decisions, psychological well-being, and labor market outcomes. ...

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  • Szewerniak, Wojciech W (2016-07-19)
    This paper explores the effect of a diesel price on trade flows across space within the U.S. Using a structural gravity model applied to the U.S. inter-state trade, we find diesel price has a significant negative effect ...

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  • Xu, Minhong (2018-04-16)
    The central theme of this dissertation is to understand the socioeconomic consequences associated with the technological breakthroughs in the U.S. energy landscape. The dissertation combines econometric methods with spatial ...

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  • Bak, Xian Fang (2017-04-19)
    This dissertation investigates the impacts of foreclosures on the housing price dynamics after the bursting of the housing bubble in 2007 in the United States. Following a sharp dip in housing prices, the number of ...

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