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Essays on Imperfect Competition and International Trade
This dissertation consists of three chapters based on product differentiation and increasing returns to scale. Chapter 1 studies a static monopolistic competition model with social indifference curves over a group of ...
ESSAYS ON HOP PRICE FORMATION AND THE BREWING INDUSTRY
This dissertation consists of four papers analyzing export price formation of U.S. hops, consumers' willingness to pay for sensory attributes in beer, beer extrinsic attributes that affect consumers' choice of beer, and ...
Three Essays on Product Quality and Sequential Auctions
This dissertation consists of three studies about product quality and sequential auctions. The first study develops a model of product differentiation in which firms strategically compete in product quality and advertising ...
ESSAYS ON DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS IN NEPAL
This dissertation consists of three papers. All three papers are independent but are related to the development of Nepal. The first paper investigates the role of food insecurity and women’s autonomy in child health in ...
Corporate decision making and information
This dissertation consists of three studies that examine corporate behaviors in the presence of information. These behaviors include payout policy in terms of the timing of share repurchases, corporate governance decision ...