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    • Capitalism and Class Formation in the Angers Slate Fields, 1750-1891 

      O'Neill, Nicholas (University of Oregon, 2014-09-29)
      The wave of working-class radicalism that swept across France at the turn of the twentieth century has largely been attributed by historians to the pressures of industrialization undermining traditional methods and ...
    • Essays in experimental economics: Examining the effects of ambiguity and competition 

      Wozniak, David (University of Oregon, 2010-06)
      Individuals compete against each other in a variety of different settings. In labor markets they compete for promotion; in athletic tournaments they compete for fixed prizes. Important aspects of competitive choices include ...
    • Essays in Labor Economics 

      Lee, Logan (University of Oregon, 2015-08-18)
      I model a hiring process in which a candidate is evaluated sequentially by two agents of a firm. Each agent observes an independent signal of the candidate's productivity. I show that if the second agent values a non-productive ...
    • Harnessing the Power of Volunteer Labor 

      Langham, Rebecca C. (University of Oregon, 2014-04)
      In 2012, about one in every four adults in the United States volunteered at least once, totaling 7.9 billion hours of volunteer service. This abundance of unpaid labor is an incredibly valuable resource that many nonprofit ...
    • Incorporating the Commons: A Political Economic Analysis of Corporate Involvement in Free and Open Source Software 

      Birkinbine, Benjamin (University of Oregon, 2014-10-17)
      Free (libre) and open source software (FLOSS) emerged in the 1980s as a radical alternative to proprietary software. Fighting back against what FLOSS enthusiasts viewed as overly restrictive intellectual property protections ...
    • PERFORMING WORK: INTERNATIONALISM AND THEATRE OF FACT BETWEEN THE U.S.A. AND THE U.S.S.R. 

      Tougas, Ramona (University of Oregon, 2016-10-27)
      Title: Performing Work: Internationalism and Theatre of Fact between the U.S.A. and the U.S.S.R. Theatre’s public, and yet intimate emotional ability to demarcate extraordinary occurrences and provoke communal escalation ...