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    • Choosing Health Insurance: Public, Private or None? 

      Clinton, Chelsea (University of Oregon, 2012)
      I estimate two models of consumer health insurance choices where individual attributes and e.g., income, age, gender, cost, etc. affect qualification for specific programs e.g., Medicaid and Medicare, but also affect the ...
    • Demand, Market Structure, Entry, and Exit in Airline Markets 

      Mahoney, Daniel (University of Oregon, 2014-09-29)
      The airline industry is a major driver of economic activity in the United States, accounting for over $1 trillion annually. In this work, I study the airline industry and analyze several key economic issues facing the ...
    • ESSAYS ON CHOICE WITH SPATIAL HETEROGENEITY 

      Wyer, Joseph (University of Oregon, 2016-10-27)
      Consumers make choices based on an array of product attributes or consumer-specific characteristics. This dissertation includes three separate essays that examine consumer choice as a function of different consumer-specific ...
    • Essays on the Economics of Telephones and Evolving Technologies 

      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. ...
    • Railroads, Their Regulation, and Its Effect on Efficiency and Competition 

      McKenzie, Taylor (University of Oregon, 2017-09-06)
      Railroads have been subject to federal regulation since 1887. Due to the development of competing modes of transportation and changes in types of products being shipped, regulation began to impede efficiency and viability ...
    • Three Essays on Governance Structure in the Hospital Industry 

      Kaufman, Lance (University of Oregon, 2013-07-11)
      An important factor in the rise of health care costs is the structure and performance of health care markets. This is an area in which policy can be particularly effective. Health care markets are characterized by complex ...