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Essays in the Economics of Education
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. ...
Dynamic Models of Human Capital Accumulation
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 ...
Essays in Family Economics
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 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 ...