• Essays in International Capital Flows and Capital Controls 

      Olani, Adugna
      In this dissertation, I first explore the effects of categories of capital inflows on output volatility and output growth in developing countries and propose a welfare-improving capital control policy. I provide empirical ...
    • Essays on Regional Recessions, Spatial Interactions and Forecasting 

      Shibaev, Sergei
      This thesis contains three essays spanning the fields of econometrics and empirical macroeconomics. The first essay develops an econometric procedure that enables applied researchers to quantify spatial interactions ...
    • Frictional Markets, Asset Liquidity and Business Cycles 

      Yang, Zhe
      This thesis consists of three essays that use dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models to study the interactions between the goods sector and the financial sector of the economy in the presence of search frictions ...