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Past Defenses

David Ratliff - Doctor of Philosophy in Economics

Institutional Effects of U.S. Military Deployments and Corporate Leadership Change

Major Professor: Garett Jones, PhD, Department of Economics

July 13, 2015

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Jacob W. Russ - Doctor of Philosophy in Economics

Essays in Applied Property Rights Economics

Major Professor: Peter T Leeson, PhD, Department of Economics

June 17, 2015

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Nicholas Bormann - Doctor of Philosophy in Economics

Corporate Networks and Social Scandals: Private and Regulatory Influences on Executive Behavior

Major Professor: Alex T Tabarrok, PhD, Department of Economics

June 08, 2015

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Ahrash Dianat - Doctor of Philosophy in Economics

Essays on Strategic Behavior and Equilibrium Selection in Two-Sided Matching Markets

Major Professor: Marco Castillo, PhD, Department of Economics

May 29, 2015

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Aaron M. Honsowetz - Doctor of Philosophy in Economics

Federal Preemption and Deregulation of the United States Telegraph Industry

Major Professor: John V.C. Nye, PhD, Department of Economics

May 07, 2015

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Jason Briggeman - Doctor of Philosophy in Economics

Searching for Justification of the Policy of Pre-Market Approval of Pharmaceuticals

Major Professor: Daniel B Klein, PhD, Department of Economics

April 23, 2015

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Vlad Tarko - Doctor of Philosophy in Economics

Living within Rules: A Theoretical and Empirical Exploration of Institutional Diversity and Optimal Federalism

Major Professor: Peter J Boettke, PhD, Department of Economics

April 22, 2015

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Meng Xue - Doctor of Philosophy in Economics

Essays on Culture, Human Capital and Development in China

Major Professor: John V.C. Nye, PhD, Department of Economics

April 22, 2015

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David Chandler Thomas - Doctor of Philosophy in Economics

Empirical Studies of Emergency Response Services (9-1-1) and an Examination of Moral Hazard in Health Insurance

Major Professor: Thomas Stratmann, PhD, Department of Economics

April 21, 2015

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Ryan Safner - Doctor of Philosophy in Economics

Essays on the Institutional Analysis of Copyright and Its Alternatives

Major Professor: Richard E Wagner, PhD, Department of Economics

April 20, 2015

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