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Essays on Decision Making with Information and Action Externalities
In this thesis, I investigate the behavior of rational individuals making decisions involving externalities and explain why seemingly irrational behavior can be the result of the decisions of rational individuals. In ...
Three Essays on Time Series Quantile Regression
This dissertation considers quantile regression models with nonstationary or nearly nonstationary time series. The first chapter outlines the thesis and discusses its theoretical and empirical contributions. The second ...
Essays on Commitment and Optimal Public Policies
We focus on the design of optimal policies in the event of commitment problems. In the first essay, we characterize how income should be redistributed within and across generations. The time-inconsistency problem arises ...
The Monetary Transmission Mechanism and Business Cycles: The Role of Multi-stage Production with Inventories
This thesis studies the role of multi-stage production for the monetary transmission mechanism. I employ a monetary search model to show how multi-stage production influences both the long run and the short run effects of ...
The Economic Effects of International Openness with Firm Heterogeneity
This dissertation adds to the literature on international openness and economic growth by studying and quantifying the effects of openness to trade and multinational production using a model of endogenous innovation with ...
Search and Information Frictions in Decentralized Markets
This thesis studies the importance and implications of information asymmetry in decentralized markets with search frictions. The first chapter provides an introduction and literature review. In the next chapter, I propose ...