• An Empirical Study of the Causes and Consequences of Mergers in the Canadian Cable Television Industry 

      Byrne, David P. R. (2010-12-13)
      This dissertation consists of three essays that study mergers and consolidation in the Canadian cable television industry. The first essay provides a historical overview of regulatory and technical change in the industry, ...
    • Labor Market Behavior of Sciences and Engineering Doctorates: Three Essays. 

      Mishagina, Natalia (2009-09-03)
      In this dissertation I study the labor market behavior of sciences and engineering (S&E) doctorates trained and employed in the US. The first essay is an empirical study of task-to-task transitions based on the Survey of ...
    • Three Essays on Earnings Dynamics 

      Shang, Ying (2015-04-27)
      This thesis consists of three essays that use modern econometric methods to empirically study earnings dynamics in the United States using samples drawn from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID). In Chapter 2, I ...
    • THREE ESSAYS ON TAXATION ANALYSIS 

      Miyamoto, Kazuko (2011-02-28)
      This dissertation investigates the commodity tax and corporate income tax. Chapter 1 provides a general introduction and Chapter 2 consists of a literature review. Chapters 3 and 4 analyze how state governments determine ...