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Essays on Drug Development and Marketing
The dissertation consists of three chapters relating to drug development and marketing strategies. Chapter 1 studies strategic direct-to-consumer and direct-to-physician advertising in the pharmaceutical industry. Chapter ...
Essays on Identification and Promotion of Game-Theoretic Cooperation
This dissertation looks at how to identify and promote cooperation in a multiagent system, first theoretically through the lens of computational game theory and later empirically through a human subject experiment. Chapter ...
Essays in Development Economics: Health and Human Capital through the Life Course
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 on Delegation and Mechanisms
This dissertation consists of three theoretical essays on delegation and mechanism design.Chapter 2 is co-authored with Attila Ambrus and Aaron Kolb. We investigate competition in a delegation framework. An uninformedprincipal ...
Essays on the Economics of Global Health
The dissertation explores the microeconomics of health in developing countries, focusing on the critical role that improving global health has in achieving economic development. First, I explore the political economy of ...