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    • ESSAYS IN URBAN ECONOMICS AND LOCAL LABOR MARKETS: THE ROLE OF CONCENTRATIONS OF EMPLOYMENT 

      Perdue, Adam (2012-05)
      This dissertation consists of two essays exploring the often noted dispersion of economic activity within cities. Focusing in particular on the phenomenon of polycentricity, these essays explore the relationship between ...
    • Essays on Applied Microeconomics 

      Bui, Sa (2012-05)
      This dissertation consists of three essays. In the first essay, I study the interactions of students with limited English proficiency (LEP). It is vital to study these LEP students’ (LEPs) interactions because immigration ...
    • ESSAYS ON POLICY EVALUATION WITH ENDOGENOUS ADOPTION 

      Gentile, Elisabetta (2011-12)
      Over the last decade, experimental and quasi-experimental methods have been favored by researchers in empirical economics, as they provide unbiased causal estimates. However, when implementing a program, it is often not ...
    • WATER RIGHTS AND AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY: EVIDENCE FROM INDIA 

      Das, Shreyasee (2012-05)
      There is growing concern in the world to better manage water resources in order to sustain increased water demands. This heightened demand can be most importantly attributed to a rapid population growth and heightened ...