Browsing Economics Theses and Dissertations by Author "Chakraborty, Shankha"


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  • Schipper, Tyler (University of Oregon, 2014-09-29)
    The fundamental question in development economics is what causes some countries to become more prosperous than others. The literature, starting with Hall and Jones (1999), has identified differences in total factor ...
  • Nighswander, Tristan (University of Oregon, 2018-09-06)
    My research focuses on the integration of behavioral economics into well understood general equilibrium macroeconomic models populated by overlapping generations of heterogeneous agents. Specifically, I analyze the ...
  • Thompson, Jonathan (University of Oregon, 2015-08-18)
    The most fundamental question in economics is what causes some countries to prosper. An emerging literature has focused on the role of culture in determining growth. I interpret culture as "the collective programming of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Duong, Hoa (University of Oregon, 2020-09-24)
    This dissertation investigates the implications of frictions in labor and financial markets, with a focus on developing economies. Through theoretical and empirical analyses, I first analyze the effects of a large informal ...
  • Allen, Jeffrey (University of Oregon, 2014-09-29)
    This dissertation examines the macroeconomic effects of poverty and inequality. The second chapter considers the effect of poverty and subsistence consumption constraints on economic growth in a two-sector occupational ...

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