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    • Demonstrating worker quality through strategic absenteeism 

      Harbaugh, William; Nouweland, Anne van den (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2002-06-14)
      Determining the productivity of individual workers engaged in team production is difficult. Monitoring expenses may be high, or the observable output of the entire team may be some single product. One way to collect ...
    • Three Essays on Disease and Economic Development 

      Aksan, Anna-Maria, 1982- (University of Oregon, 2010-06)
      This dissertation addresses the high disease burden in developing countries today by examining the role of disease in economic development through its impact on productivity, fertility and human capital investment. In ...