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    • Essays in Macroeconomics 

      Chen, Linxi (2018)
      This dissertation consists of my essays in macroeconomics. In the first essay, I develop a new general equilibrium model to explain several facts about aggregate inventory that are challenging to existing inventory models. ...
    • Essays on Markov-Switching Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Models 

      Foerster, Andrew Thomas (2011)
      This dissertation presents two essays on Markov-Switching dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models.The first essay is "Perturbation Methods for Markov-Switching Models," which is co-authored with Juan Rubio-Ramirez, ...
    • Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policy for Small Open and Emerging Economies 

      Fasolo, Angelo Marsiglia (2010)
      This dissertation computes the optimal monetary and fiscal policy for small open and emerging economies in an estimated medium-scale model. The model departs from the conventional approach as it encompasses all the major ...
    • Structural Estimation Using Sequential Monte Carlo Methods 

      Chen, Hao (2011)
      This dissertation aims to introduce a new sequential Monte Carlo (SMC) based estimation framework for structural models used in macroeconomics and industrial organization. Current Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) estimation ...