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PRODUCT DIFFERENTIATION WITH TECHNOLOGY AND ALLOCATION OF COMMON POOL RESOURCES
This dissertation consists of three essays that examine product differentiation with new technology and allocation of water. The first article present a theoretical model that analyzes the effect of the introduction of ...
Intertemporal Dynamics of Market and Production Charactoristics
This dissertation consists of three independent but related papers through the examination of intertemporal dynamics. The first paper develops a model of the Washington fresh asparagus industry accounting for intertemporal ...
ESSAYS ON ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION AND APPLIED MICROECONOMICS
In the first chapter, I analyze a common property resource located between two countries in the presence of two forms of bilateral externalities: the tragedy of the commons, and the environmental pollution resulting from ...
The Hidden Costs of Decisions in Applied Microeconomics
In my first chapter, my coauthors and I examine the effect of the NCAA Tournament on the level of binge drinking through a nationally representative sample of American campuses. A focus on athletics may have a negative ...
ESSAYS ON FISCAL POLICY, PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE, AND PUBLIC R&D AND HETEROGENEOUS LABOR
Abstract This dissertation includes three essays on the dynamic effects of fiscal policy, public infrastructure, and public R&D and heterogeneous labor. In the first essay, we develop and estimate a DSGE model in which ...