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  • An Error Analysis for Functions of Qualitative Attributes with Application to Information Retrieval 

    Jackson, D.M. (Cornell University, 1970-03)
    The use of overlapping, non-hierarchical classifications in information retrieval is considered. It is assumed that the population of objects to be classified is such that only a subset of the classes satisfying the ...
  • Erway, Dora W. 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1976)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Dora W. Erway, who died in 1976. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty for ...
  • Escobar, José Fernando 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 2004)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Jose Fernando Escobar who died in 2004. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty ...
  • Esophageal dilation and duodenal-jejunal intussesception in an 8 year old cat 

    Little, Christin (2010-09-15)
    An 8-year-old male castrated Maine Coon with a history of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) was presented to Cornell’s Internal Medicine Service for a two month history of lethargy, inappetence, weight loss, and pharyngeal ...
  • An esophageal mass in a Beagle dog 

    Mohamed, Lina N. (2008-03-05)
    This clinical report describes a rhabdomyosarcoma, diagnosed by histopathology, in the esophagus of an 11 year old male castrated beagle dog. Clinical signs associated with the mass were progressive regurgitation of food ...
  • An Essay About Research on Sparse NP Complete Sets 

    Hartmanis, Juris; Mahaney, Stephen R. (Cornell University, 1980-05)
    The purpose of this paper is to review the origins and motivation for the conjecture that sparse NP complete sets do not exist (unless P=NP) and to describe the development of the ideas and techniques which led to the ...
  • Essays About Newspaper Political Endorsements 

    Leite, Lopez (2010-08-05)
    My dissertation focuses on empirically investigating two aspects of newspaper endorsements: their influence on elections, and the factors determining these recommendations. In the first chapter of my dissertation, "Newspaper ...
  • Essays At The Intersection Of Behavioral Economics And Public Policy 

    Szembrot, Nichole (2014-08-18)
    In political campaigns, candidates often avoid taking positions on issues, instead making vague statements that conceal the policy preferences that would guide them if elected. The explanation for ambiguity proposed in the ...
  • Essays In Behavioral And Public Economics 

    Rees-Jones, Alexander (2013-08-19)
    This dissertation presents two lines of research, each aimed at developing and assessing psychologically-motivated economics research in the realm of public policy. In the first chapter I present a theory of tax sheltering ...
  • Essays In Corporate Finance And Corporate Governance 

    De Angelis, David (2012-08-20)
    My dissertation contains three essays in corporate finance and corporate governance. The first essay studies the effect of information frictions across corporate hierarchies on internal capital allocation decisions, using ...
  • Essays In Credit Portfolio Management 

    Tyagi, Vikrant (2010-10-20)
    The current financial crisis has lessons for three areas of credit portfolio management. First, the credit crisis has highlighted the need to manage the funding risk of a bank. Second, it has highlighted the need to manage ...
  • Essays In Empirical Development Economics 

    Zhang, Shuang (2012-08-20)
    This dissertation is a set of three independent essays on empirical development economics, with a focus on China. The first chapter examines the effect of maternal education on infant health by exploiting exogenous variation ...
  • Essays In Environmental And Energy Economics 

    Leard, Benjamin (2014-08-18)
    Traditional studies in economics assume that decision makers are homogeneous. Although this assumption simplifies analysis, modeling decision maker heterogeneity yields insights about consumer or producer behavior that ...
  • Essays In Health Economics 

    Maclean, Johanna (2012-05-27)
    The first essay of this dissertation investigates the effect of macroeconomic fluctuations at school-leaving on men's health at age 40. I use macroeconomic fluctuations in the U.S. between 1976 and 1992 as a quasi-experiment ...
  • Essays In Health Economics 

    Hill, Anna (2015-01-26)
    My first essay examines the relationship between medical innovation and moral hazard. I examine the behavioral response to one recent medical innovation: the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. I use both medical claims ...
  • Essays In Higher Education Economics 

    Griffith, Amanda (2009-10-14)
    One of the main issues at the forefront of higher education policy discussions in the last decade concerns the under-representation of low-income and minority students at our nation's more selective colleges and universities. ...
  • Essays In International Asset Pricing 

    Wu, Ying (2013-05-26)
    The empirical research focuses on the common risk factors in stock returns and trading activities. The first essay is titled "Asset Pricing with Extreme Liquidity Risk". Defining extreme liquidity as the tails of illiquidity ...
  • Essays In Labor And Development Economics In India 

    Raghunathan, Kalyani (2015-05-24)
    This dissertation consists of five distinct chapters that answer questions in labor and development economics in the Indian context. These five chapters are divided into two sections - the first deals with empirical ...
  • Essays In Labor And Education Economics 

    Kopkin, Nolan (2013-05-26)
    In chapter 1, I explore the relationship between discrimination towards blacks and the blackwhite self-employment rate gap, and provide the first direct empirical evidence that discrimination negatively impacts black ...
  • Essays in Labor and Organization Economics 

    Ricchetti, Bryan (2007-07-23)
    The following dissertation is a collection of three independent essays. The first two essays contribute to the literature on Organization Economics. The third essay contributes to the literature on data confidentiality. Essay ...