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Business-Government Relationship and Foreign Market Entry in Transition Economies
My dissertation encompasses of three essays: 1) Political Market Competition in Transition Economies, 2) How Does Home Country Bribery Change Firms’ Foreign Market Focus? 3) Divergent Learning Effects from Alliance ...
Three Essays in Economics: Competition, Coordination, and Health
This dissertation focuses on how changes in an economic environment can affect an individual's decision making. I assess how individuals respond to different rules and regulations which are meant to alter behavior and the ...
Economics of Recommender Systems in Online Marketplaces
Electronic marketplaces such as Amazon Marketplace and Ebay deploy recommender systems as sales support tools to help consumers a nd their ideal product among the vast variety of products sold in these platforms. Recommender ...
Essays on Individual Judgment, Stakeholders and Firm Performance: Microfinance, Firm Reputation and Industry Competition
This dissertation is comprised of three essays centered around how individual factors such as stakeholders’ perception and decision making may have performance impact at the firm level. In the first essay, I explore how ...
The Effects of Defense R&D on Technological Progress: Resource Diversion Versus Spillover Benefits
It is well known within the study of economic growth that technological progress is a key factor leading to long term gains in the standard of living. However, for much of the history of the theory of economic growth, ...
Multi-Platform Search-Based Advertising
This dissertation studies three problems in the context of multi-platform search-based advertising. “Search-based advertising” refers to the type of advertising that is initiated by a customer’s search activity. It includes, ...