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    • Essays On Optimal Contract Design 

      Xu, Jin (2013-08-19)
      the returns to effort increase with the hierarchical levels, which cannot generate the convex wage structure unless further assumptions added on optimal effort levels and cost functions. The third chapter investigates the ...
    • Internal Processes Of Sand And Other Porous Media 

      Xu, Jin (2015-05-24)
      This dissertation discusses internal processes of porous media from multiple perspectives. In chapter 2, "Statistical Mechanics of Unsaturated Porous Media," we derive a statistical mechanical model of fluid retention ...