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  • Selby, Rebekah (University of Oregon, 2017-09-06)
    This dissertation explores the impact of policy and economic conditions on the current economic crises of crime, substance abuse, and financial exclusion faced domestically and abroad. Although these issues span the income ...
  • Li, Xiang (University of Oregon, 2021-09-13)
    Real-time tracking of the present state of macroeconomic activity is of great interest to firms, workers, financial market participants, and policymakers. This is particularly true for tracking recessions in real time, as ...
  • Voorheis, John (University of Oregon, 2016-10-27)
    This dissertation considers two of the most pressing concerns of the current time, income inequality and exposure to pollution, and provides evidence that these two concerns may in fact be causally linked. In order to do ...
  • Gupta, Saurabh (University of Oregon, 2022-10-04)
    This dissertation is on the economic development of India during the past three decades with a focus on its changing industrial and household structure. Chapter 1 provides a brief introduction of the Indian economy and ...
  • Jiang, Sichao (University of Oregon, 2022-05-10)
    This thesis is composed of three essays and provides empirical contributions to the Industrial Organization literature, especially in the field of transportation and health economics. It aims to understand different issues ...
  • Sytsma, Tobias (University of Oregon, 2020-09-24)
    Through trade policy actions, decades of global trade liberalization have resulted in lower formal trade barriers. However, there remain significant barriers to trade that fall outside the realm of traditional policy tools. ...
  • Brennan, Benjamin (University of Oregon, 2018-09-06)
    The subject of this dissertation is nominal GDP (NGDP) targeting. In the wake of the Great Recession, some economists have proposed using some form of NGDP target to replace current monetary policy. We evaluate the ...
  • Wilson, Melissa (University of Oregon, 2022-10-04)
    It is evident based on recent news articles and social media discussions that racial bias in police action is currently at the forefront of public interest in the U.S. Whether police operate outside of what is considered ...
  • 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 ...
  • Stockwell, Thomas (University of Oregon, 2021-09-13)
    The asymmetric effects of monetary policy is the idea that monetary policy actions have asymmetric effects on output and inflation across different states of the world or across different characteristics of the monetary ...
  • Walch, Ryan (University of Oregon, 2019-09-18)
    This research examines the economics of carbon pricing programs with a focus on evaluating issues relating to distribution and equity concerning these policies. The first substantive chapter, Chapter 2, empirically ...
  • 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 ...
  • Tang, Hui-Hsuan (University of Oregon, 2012)
    This dissertation is comprised of two essays that broadly consider the role human capital plays in the matching process between individuals and institutions and builds on prior education literature that has found growing ...
  • Thacker, Michael (University of Oregon, 2016-10-27)
    Telephones have changed dramatically from their introduction to their current form, and done so most significantly since the introduction of cell phones in the 1980s. This has impacted competition in the telephony market. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Friedt, Felix (University of Oregon, 2017-09-06)
    This dissertation considers the interconnections between trade and transportation. Through various theoretical and empirical analyses, I provide novel evidence of the simultaneity of trade and transportation, of spillover ...
  • Briar, Cory (University of Oregon, 2022-10-04)
    Cities are the locus of the overwhelming majority of economic activity in modern societies; understanding the interactions of urban trends and policies is crucial to achieving desired economic outcomes. This dissertations ...
  • Haque, Khalida (University of Oregon, 1964-08)
    It is the purpose of this study to develop the economic analysis of the merger movement in this regulated industry. We will also study, in addition to the regulations imposing different restrictions on entry and restrictions ...
  • Kim, Chang Yong, 1972- (University of Oregon, 2010-09)
    Motivated by conflicting prior evidence for exchange rate effects on foreign direct investment (FDI), the first chapter of this dissertation explores theoretical evidence of the exchange rate effect on FDI in terms of ...
  • Roehling, Allison (University of Oregon, 2015-08-18)
    Economic intuition suggests that real currency depreciation should lead to long run improvement in a country's trade balance. The short run implications of real depreciation are relatively unknown. The current literature ...

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