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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 ...
EMPIRICAL MODELS OF ECONOMIC CHOICE PROCESSES
The first chapter provides the first empirical attempt in using the new maximum likelihood-minimum power divergence (ML-MPD) binary response estimator. This nonparametric maximum likelihood estimator is used to model the ...
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 ...
Three Essays on Industrial Organization and Environmental Economics
This dissertation consists of three papers on industrial organization and environmental economics. The first paper analyzes a two-stage sequential-move model of location and pricing to identify firm's location, output, and ...
Environmental Policy, Greenhouse Gas Polluting Inputs, and Lifecycle Analysis
This dissertation consists of three studies that investigate impact of environmental taxes on firms' technology and entry behaviors, substitution between greenhouse gas (GHG) polluting and nonpolluting inputs in agricultural ...
DYNAMICS IN U.S. AGRICULTURE UNDER CLIMATE CHANGE, PRODUCTION UNCERTAINTY AND KNOWLEDGE ACCUMULATION
This dissertation investigates dynamic adjustment in U.S. agriculture with climate change, production uncertainty, and knowledge accumulation. The dissertation is organized following the manuscript format approved by the ...