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    • Essays on Dynamic Adjustment in Labor Markets 

      Ng, Ding Xuan (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2018-10-08)
      The makeup of jobs in the United States has undergone significant changes from 1980 to the 2010’s - in terms of occupation choice, wage structure and geography. Many of these changes have been attributed to low-frequency ...
    • Essays on Firm Capital Structure and Macroeconomic Policy 

      Yesiltas, Sevcan; 0000-0001-9446-6220 (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2016-06-02)
      This dissertation is composed of three chapters. In the first chapter, I investigate how firms' capital structure decisions respond to changes in collateral value, caused by real estate price shock. Through the collateral ...
    • Essays on International Capital Flows and Productivity Growth 

      Rabe, Collin (Johns Hopkins University, 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 International Finance and Regulation 

      Ma, Chang (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2018-07-02)
      This dissertation analyzes several questions related to international finance and regulation. The first chapter analyzes the effect of macroprudential policy on economic growth. The second chapter analyzes the effect of ...
    • Essays on international finance and tax policy 

      Yoo, Jiae (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2015-06-02)
      This dissertation comprises three essays. The first two essays study the welfare gains from international reserve pooling arrangements. The first essay assesses the welfare gains from international reserve pooling in a ...
    • Essays on the Labor Market, Housing and Children's Health 

      Yang, Xi (Johns Hopkins University, 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 ...