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    • Essays in Applied Economics 

      Cornia, Marco Carlo (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2016-01-05)
      This dissertation is composed of three chapters. In the first chapter, I estimate the effect of China's reserve intervention on the Renminbi-Dollar exchange rate and the trade balance in a partially identified vector ...
    • ESSAYS IN DEMOGRAPHIC ECONOMICS 

      Reinhold, Steffen (2008-02-04)
      In the ¯rst of the essays, I reassess the relationship between premarital cohab- itation and marital instability both theoretically and empirically. It has become a stylized fact that premarital cohabitation is positively ...
    • Essays in illustration of the action of astral gravitation in natural phenomena, 

      Jordan, William Leighton. (Longmans, Green, and co.,, 1900.)
    • ESSAYS ON COLLEGE TRANSFER IN THE U.S. AND CHILDREN'S WELFARE IN CHINA 

      Xu, Xiaochen (2013-10-10)
      This dissertation studies college transfer in U.S. and children's welfare in China. In Chapter 2, I develop and estimate a two-period ability-learning structural model to analyze the determinants and consequences of college ...
    • Essays on Fiscal Transparency and In°ation Expectations 

      Hameed, Farhan (2006-08-03)
      This dissertation comprises two related essays on ¯scal transparency and a third essay on in°ation expectations. The ¯rst chapter provides a brief introduction to the next three chapters. The second chapter proposes ...
    • Essays on Foreign Treasury Purchases and the Yield Curve 

      Martin, Christopher Alan (2014-09-15)
      A growing literature finds that large purchases of US Treasury debt by foreign investors lower Treasury yields. However, this literature does not adequately address the endogeneity of foreign Treasury purchases to yields. ...
    • ESSAYS ON GOVERNMENT DEBT AND DEFAULT 

      Wang, Hou (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2015-06-17)
      This dissertation proposes theories of government debt and default in the context of external sovereign debt as well as domestic public debt. The essential contribution of this dissertation is to model limited commitment ...
    • Essays on Health and Labor Economics 

      Pauley, Gwyn Carter (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2015-09-30)
      This dissertation focuses on health and labor economics. In particular, I study how access to health insurance affects both individuals and family members. I show that the effects of being insured in childhood are long ...
    • Essays on Health Care Markets 

      White, Matthew Noel (2014-08-25)
      Chapter 1 examines how investments in health, through spending on preventive or curative care, affect subsequent spending on medical care among the retired population. I estimate a structural model of the ``retired life ...
    • Essays on International Capital Flows and Productivity Growth 

      Rabe, Collin (2015-02-23)
      Contrary to traditional neoclassical growth models, recent decades have seen a number of developing economies running sizable current account surpluses. In response to ``new mercantilist'' explanations of this phenomenon ...
    • Essays on Macroeconomics and Forecasting 

      Arai, Natsuki (2014-10-20)
      This dissertation consists of three essays on macroeconomics and forecasting. Central banks have recently engaged in unconventional monetary policies at the zero lower bound, where their forecasts play a crucial role in ...
    • Essays on Markets for Primary Care Services for Medicaid Adults 

      Roberts, Eric T (2015-03-25)
      This dissertation examines three questions about the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) expansion of Medicaid to low-income adults in the United States. First, I forecast the use of primary care services in the Medicaid expansion ...
    • Essays on Mergers, Collusion, and Exclusive Dealing 

      Zhao, Wei (2013-10-06)
      This dissertation studies antitrust issues in mergers, tacit collusion, and exclusive discount. The second chapter evaluates the welfare effects of the 1997 merger between Boeing and McDonnell Douglas in the medium-sized ...
    • Essays on the ACOPF Problem: Formulations, Approximations, and Applications in the Electricity Markets 

      Castillo, Andrea; 0000-0003-2614-1007 (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2016-03-22)
      The alternating current optimal power flow (ACOPF) problem, also referred to as the optimal power flow (OPF) problem, is at the core of competitive wholesale electricity markets and vertically integrated utility operations. ...
    • Essays on the Dynamics of Institutional Reform 

      Karakas, Leyla Derin (2015-02-05)
      This dissertation contributes to the knowledge on the emergence of political institutions related to checks and balances as well as their effects on economic outcomes. The first two chapters analyze the determinants of ...
    • Essays on the Labor Market Impact of Trade Policy 

      Seneviratne, Prathibashi (2013-10-01)
      The first two chapters of this dissertation evaluate the dynamic response of human capital investment and wage inequality to trade liberalization. The first chapter develops a structural, dynamic, general equilibrium model ...
    • Essays on the Labor Market, Housing and Children's Health 

      Yang, Xi (2014-08-31)
      This dissertation studies the consequences of housing and migration decisions from three perspectives using data from developed and developing countries. Chapter 2 studies the effects of home ownership on unemployment in ...
    • Essays on the use and limit of the imagination in science, 

      Tyndall, John, 1820-1893. (Longmans, Green, and co.,, 1870.)
    • Essays upon heredity and kindred biological problems, 

      Weismann, August,1834-1914. (, 1889.)