• Consumer Search, Sentiments and Firm Heterogeneity 

      Feng, Ying
      This thesis contributes to our understanding of variations in labor productivity over the business cycle, and the long run decline in labor income share. Chapter 2 develops and analyzes a general equilibrium model with ...
    • Essays on Inflation and Output: A Search-Theoretic Approach 

      Liu, Qian (2010-07-19)
      This dissertation examines the welfare effects of inflation on employment and output in three different market settings. The theoretical frameworks build on recent studies in the monetary search literature that explicitly ...
    • Search and Information Frictions in Decentralized Markets 

      Stacey, Derek (2012-10-11)
      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 ...