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    • Dynamic Models of Human Capital Accumulation 

      Ransom, Tyler (2015)
      This dissertation consists of three separate essays that use dynamic models to better understand the human capital accumulation process. First, I analyze the role of migration in human capital accumulation and how migration ...
    • Economic and Demographic Effects of Infrastructure Reconstruction After a Natural Disaster 

      Laurito, Maria Marta (2018)
      In this dissertation I study the long-term effects of post-disaster reconstruction of infrastructure on economic and demographic outcomes. The effects on individuals and communities that result from shocks to existing ...
    • Essays in Development Economics: Health and Human Capital through the Life Course 

      Turrini, Gina (2018)
      This dissertation presents three essays on topics in development economics. Drawing on rich longitudinal data as well as measures of cognitive skills adapted from cognitive neuroscience, the chapters focus on health and ...
    • Essays in Family Economics 

      Koegel, Kate Maxwell (2019)
      This dissertation considers how families affect economic decisions across two different settings. In Chapters 2 and 3, I use data from Indonesia to understand the role that flexibility plays in job choice for women and how ...
    • Essays in the Economics of Education 

      Clark, Brian Christopher (2016)
      This dissertation is comprised of three essays in the economics of education. In the first essay, I examine how college students' major choice and major switching behavior responds to major-specific labor market shocks. ...