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  • Lennon, Connor (University of Oregon, 2022-10-26)
    This dissertation represents a study of how machine learning can be incorporated into existing econometric causal techniques, with explorationsboth in the costs and benefits of making that choice. The first chapter explores a ...
  • Raze, Kyle (University of Oregon, 2022-10-04)
    In this dissertation, I consider two potential sources of racial disparities: racially biased discipline at school and changes to voting rights protections. In the first chapter, I examine patterns of racial disparities ...
  • Minard, Simeon (University of Oregon, 2019-09-18)
    This dissertation includes previously unpublished co-authored material. The first chapter of this dissertation outlines a new method of estimating the synthetic control technique that has a number of desirable properties. ...
  • Putz, Jenni (University of Oregon, 2022-10-04)
    I empirically explore the potential post-secondary enrollment effects of Louisiana’s legislation requiring high school students to file a FAFSA application, or opt-out, prior to graduation. FAFSA submissions increased ...
  • Mindock, Maxwell (University of Oregon, 2020-09-24)
    The complexities of the Judicial system provides unique research opportunities to model and learn about human behavior. Whether it be the opinions of United States Supreme Court Justices or the length of time a defendant ...
  • McDonough, Robert (University of Oregon, 2024-01-09)
    This dissertation examines three topics in applied microeconomics: econometric challenges created by student grade-point averaging, the causal effect of violent video games on crime, and spatial distortions created by the ...

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