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(2015-04)By analyzing data from 102 million mortgage loan applications in the US between 2004-2012 (about 90% of all applications) across 3,141 counties and 8,000 financial institutions, I investigate whether applicants’ gender ...
(2016-04)Using price and sales data from 309 markets in England from 1820-1864, I study the 1846 Corn Law trade liberalization in England. I show that the trade liberalization substantially reduced costs of consuming staple grains ...
(2018-04-05)Discrimination threatens the manifestation of cohesion in society and can create inefficiencies in market outcomes. Studying trust is important in this context because it can be used to infer discrimination and it can also ...
Ibn Dayfulla's Tabaqat: An Analysis of Proto National Identity under the Funj Sultanate (1504 - 1821) (2014-04-17)In order to provide a better understanding of the current internal conflicts and political national identity of Sudan, this thesis examines the historical process of Islamization and Arabization of the region. It argues ...
Greening the Agriculture System: Morocco’s Political Failure in Building a Sustainable Model for Development (2018)This dissertation analyzes how Moroccan policy makers are adamant on continuity rather than change when it comes to theorizing new strategies of development aiming at modernizing agriculture.