To read dissertations in full, submitted in partial fulfillment of the doctoral program at the University of Michigan, visit the University's Deep Blue collection, which also includes dissertations written by U-M faculty.
Rohlin Link Differential effects of economic policy across local labor markets, Jeffrey P.
Hanson Link Three essays in international trade and development, Ratidanai Hoonsawat Link Essays on measurement error, nonstationary panels and nonparametrics econometrics, Long Liu Link Essays on unemployment, marginal attachment and married women in the labor market, Luzeta C.
Definition: For the purposes of this document, a publishable paper is defined as a paper that the dissertation committee deems to have legitimate chances of publication in a major field journal associated with the department's areas of intellectual pursuit such as the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, or the Journal of Development Economics.
Dissertations can follow either a traditional approach or a 3-essay approach.
An adequate traditional dissertation should develop results that can form the basis for at least two publishable papers.
In many cases, one of these developments will be theoretical and the other will be an empirical application of the theoretical framework.
Adorna Link Exchange rate policy and international trade linkages and impacts, Nayef N.
Al-Shammari Link Essays on education policies and discrimination in credit markets, Yue Hu Link Aging and assets: Three essays, Joseph T.
Traditional Dissertation: A dissertation following the traditional approach presents an in depth economic analysis of a particular problem or issue of substantive public or disciplinary concern.
It generally includes an overview that captures the scope and significance of the problem in the context of existing literature.