Browsing Theses & Dissertations by Author "Waddell, Glen R."

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  • Rashid, Amani (University of Oregon, 2018-09-06)
    We empirically explore the effect of attorney representation for foster care youth in abuse and neglect hearings on adoption outcomes. By exploiting temporal variation in the passage of state-level statutes that mandate ...
  • Birk, Erica (University of Oregon, 2017-09-06)
    To explore mechanisms driving the gender gap in competitive environments, we use an experimental setting to identify how the potential for cheating affects the individual's decision to enter competition and how this effect ...
  • 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 ...
  • Adams, Nathan (University of Oregon, 2018-09-06)
    In this dissertation, I examine changes in risk-taking behavior, beliefs, and self-deception induced by changes in policy and behavior. Specifically, Chapter II examines player performance and risk-taking behavior in ...
  • Holden, Kristian (University of Oregon, 2014-09-29)
    The second chapter examines the impact of information about school quality on student enrollment. I use a regression discontinuity design to estimate the effects of a school choice program in California that provides ...
  • Swensen, Isaac (University of Oregon, 2013-10-03)
    I present empirical research considering the response of health and educational outcomes to alcohol consumption, drug abuse, and collegiate athletics. Chapter II considers the effect of legal access to alcohol on student ...

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