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Dissertations and Abstracts of Graduated Students

DISSERTATIONS AND ABSTRACTS OF GRADUATED STUDENTS

Ashish Agarwal, Information Systems
Abstract: "Essays on Economics of Technology Markets"

Ishani Aggarwal, Organizational Behavior & Theory
Dissertation:  "Cognitive Style Diversity in Teams"
Abstract:  "Cognitive Style Diversity in Teams"

Alp Akcay, Operations Management & Manufacturing
Dissertation:  "Statistical Estimation Problems in Inventory Management"
Abstract:  "Statistical Estimation Problems in Inventory Management"

Steven David Baker, Financial Economics
Dissertation:  "Modeling Financial Markets with Heterogeneous Agents"
Abstract:  "Modeling Financial Markets with Heterogeneous Agents"

Bryon Balint, Information Systems
Abstract:  "Field Studies in Offshoring and Process Standardization"
Dissertation:  "Field Studies in Offshoring and Process Standardization"

António Barbosa, Financial Economics
Abstract:  "Incorporation of Information in Asset Prices:  Dynamic Trading and Manipulation"
Dissertation:  "Incorporation of Information in Asset Prices:  Dynamic Trading and Manipulation"

Amitabh Basu, Algorithms, Combinatorics & Optimization
Abstract:  "Corner Polyhedra and Maximal Lattice-free Convex Sets:  A Geometric Approach to Cutting Planes"
Dissertation:  "Corner Polyhedra and Maximal Lattice-free Convex Sets:  A Geometric Approach to Cutting Planes"

Julia Bear, Organizational Behavior and Theory
Abstract:  ""Passing the Buck": Incongruence Between Gender Role and Topic Leads to Avoidance of Negotiation"
Dissertation:  ""Passing the Buck": Incongruence Between Gender Role and Topic Leads to Avoidance of Negotiation"

Gerard Beenen, Organizational Behavior & Theory
Abstract: "An Achievement Goal Framework for Understanding the Learning-Performance Tension in Short-term Jobs"

David Bergman, Algorithms, Combinatorics & Optimization
Dissertation:  "New Techniques for Discrete Optimization"
Abstract:  "New Techniques for Discrete Optimization"

Jeff Brinkman, Economics & Public Policy
Dissertation:  "Essays on Urban Agglomeration"
Abstract:  "Essays on Urban Agglomeration"

Carl Brousseau, Accounting
Abstract:  "Essays on Financial Reporting Quality"
Dissertation:  "Essays on Financial Reporting Quality"

Min Cao, Accounting
Abstract: "Stock Price Behavior Around External Financing"
Dissertation: "Stock Price Behavior Around External Financing"

Maria Chaderina, Financial Economics
Dissertation:  "Essays in Finance:  Pre-borrowing:  Co-existence of Cash and Debt; Predators, Prey and Volatility on Wall Street"
Abstract:  "Essays in Finance:  Pre-borrowing:  Co-existence of Cash and Debt; Predators, Prey and Volatility on Wall Street"

Edwige Cheynel, Financial Economics
Abstract:  "A Theory of Voluntary Disclosure and Cost of Capital"
Dissertation:  "A Theory of Voluntary Disclosure and Cost of Capital"

Bo Reum Choi, Information Systems
Dissertation: "Essays on Socialization in Online Groups"
Abstract: "Essays on Socialization in Online Groups"

Kevin YC Chung, Marketing
Dissertation:  "Essays on Brand Alliance in Marketing"
Abstract:  "Essays on Brand Alliance in Marketing"

Ismail Civelek, Operations Management and Manufacturing
Abstract:  "Essays on Operations Management"
Dissertation:  "Essays on Operations Management"

Elvin Coban, Operations Management & Manufacturing
Dissertation: "Deterministic and Stochastic Models for Practical Scheduling Problems"
Abstract: "Deterministic and Stochastic Models for Practical Scheduling Problems"

Benjamin C. Collier, Organizational Behavior & Theory
Dissertation: "Leadership Development in Core-Periphery Organizations"
Abstract: "Leadership Development in Core-Periphery Organizations"

Tinglong Dai, Management of Manufacturing & Automation
Dissertation:  "Incentives in U.S. Healthcare Operations"
Abstract:  "Incentives in U.S. Healthcare Operations"

Billie Davis, Economics
Dissertation:  "Essays on Education Economics"
Abstract:  "Essays on Education Economics"

Özgün Ekici, Economics
Abstract: "Discrete Resource Allocation Problems: Market Design and Axiomatic Mechanism Design"
Dissertation: "Discrete Resource Allocation Problems: Market Design and Axiomatic Mechanism Design"

Paul Enders, Operations Management and Manufacturing
Abstract:  "Applications of Stochastic and Queueing Models to Operational Decision Making"
Dissertation:  "Applications of Stochastic and Queueing Models to Operational Decision Making"

Federico Gavazzoni, Financial Economics
Dissertation: "Essays on Asset Pricing Puzzles"
Abstract: "Essays on Asset Pricing Puzzles"

Latife Genc-Kaya, Algorithms, Combinatorics and Optimization
Abstract:  "Hybrid Approaches to Scheduling and Clustering"
Dissertation:  "Hybrid Approaches to Scheduling and Clustering"

Judy Geyer, Economics & Public Policy
Dissertation:  "Essays in Housing Policy for Low-Income Households"
Abstract:  "Essays in Housing Policy for Low-Income Households"

Tanuka Ghoshal, Marketing
Abstract:  "Nonconscious Factors Influencing Attitude/Behavior/Judgment of Products and Sequences"
Dissertation:  "Nonconscious Factors Influencing Attitude/Behavior/Judgment of Products and Sequences"

Vincent Glode, Financial Economics
Abstract:  "Essays on the Performance of Investment Funds"

Kenneth Goh, Organizational Behavior & Theory
Dissertation: "A Multi-Method Study of Iterative Processes in Creative Project Teams"
Abstract: "A Multi-Method Study of Iterative Processes in Creative Project Teams"

Marcel Goic, Marketing
Abstract: "Essays on Multi-Product Pricing"
Dissertation: "Essays on Multi-Product Pricing"

Vineet Goyal, Algorithms, Combinatorics and Optimization
Abstract:  "Combinatorial Optimization Under Uncertainty"
Dissertation:  "Combinatorial Optimization Under Uncertainty"

Canan Gunes, Operations Management & Manufacturing
Abstract:  "Essays on Operation Management"
Dissertation:  "Essays on Operations Management"

 Emily Haisley, Organizational Behavior & Theory
"The Appeal of Lotteries and Their Use in Incentive Design"

Uriel Haran, Organizational Behavior & Theory
Abstract:  "A Simple and Effective Way to Reduce Overprecision in Judgment"
Dissertation: "A Simple and Effective Way to Reduce Overprecision in Judgment"

Samid Hoda, Algorithms, Combinatorics & Optimization
Abstract:  "Essays on Equilibrium Computation, MDD-based Constraint Programming and Scheduling"
Dissertation:  "Essays on Equilibrium Computation, MDD-based Constraint Programming and Scheduling"

Benjamin Holcblat, Financial Economics
Dissertation: "A Classical Moment-Based Inference Framework with Bayesian Properties: Econometric Theory and Simulation Evidence from Asset Pricing"
Abstract: "A Classical Moment-Based Inference Framework with Bayesian Properties: Econometric Theory and Simulation Evidence from Asset Pricing"

Young Eun Huh, Marketing
Dissertation:  "Essays on Consumption: Top-Down Motivational Processes in Food Consumption"
Abstract:  "Essays on Consumption: Top-Down Motivational Processes in Food Consumption"

Zümrüt İmamoğlu, Economics
Abstract:  "Understanding International Price Dispersion"
Dissertation:  "Understanding International Price Dispersion"

Baojun Jiang, Information Systems
Abstract: "Strategic Analyses of User Generated Contents and Platforms"
Dissertation: "Strategic Analyses of User Generated Contents and Platforms"

Ari Choi Kang, Economics
Abstract:  "Parental Choices and the Labor Market Outcome of Children"
Dissertation:  "Parental Choices and the Labor Market Outcome of Children"

Seung Hyun Kim, Information Systems
Abstract:  "An Empirical Assessment of Knowledge Management Systems"
Dissertation:  "An Empirical Assessment of Knowledge Management Systems"

Tat Koon Koh, Information Systems
Abstract: "Essays on Technology-Enabled Platforms"
Dissertation: "Essays on Technology-Enabled Platforms"

Vineet Kumar, Information Systems
Abstract:  "Marketing Implications of Shared Information Goods"
Dissertation:  "Marketing Implications of Shared Information Goods"

Nishtha Langer, Information Systems
Abstract:  “Essays in Information Technology Management 
Dissertation:  "Essays in Information Technology Management"

Guoming Lai, Management of Manufacturing and Automation
Abstract:  "Essays on Operations Management with Strategic Consumer Behavior, Real Earnings Management, and Capital Financing"

Stephen Lenkey, Financial Economics
Abstract: "Essays on Closed-End Funds and Advance Disclosure of Trading"
Dissertation: "Essays on Closed-End Funds and Advance Disclosure of Trading"

Chen Li, Accounting
Dissertation:  "Essays on the Structural Models of Executive Compensation"
Abstract:  "Essays on the Structural Models of Executive Compensation"

Wei Li, Accounting
Abstract:  "Essays on Earning Management and Leading Indicator Variables"
Dissertation:  "Essays on Earning Management and Leading Indicator Variables"

Kimberly S. Ling, Organizational Behavior & Theory
Abstract:  "Sadness at Work: The Impact of Sadness on Information Perception, Search, and Use"
Dissertation:  "Sadness at Work: The Impact of Sadness on Information Perception, Search, and Use"

Richard Lowery, Economics
Abstract:  "Cooperation in Infinite Games:  Applications to Finance and Public Economics"
Dissertation:  "Cooperation in Infinite Games:  Applications to Finance and Public Economics"

Yingda Lu, Information Systems
Dissertation: "Essays on Social Media Platforms"
Abstract: "Essays on Social Media Platforms"

Liye Ma, Information Systems
Abstract: "Essays on Internet and Network Mediated Marketing Interactions"
Dissertation: "Essays on Internet and Network Mediated Marketing Interactions"

Sameer Mathur, Marketing
Abstract: "Product-Line Design in Emerging Markets"

Marco Molinaro, Algorithms, Combinatorics & Optimization
Dissertation:  "Understanding the Strength of General-Purpose Cutting Planes"
Abstract:  "Understanding the Strength of General-Purpose Cutting Planes"

Emre Nadar, Operations Management & Manufacturing
Dissertation: "New Markov Decision Process Formulations and Optimal Policy Structure for Assemble-to-Order and New Product Development Problems"
Abstract: "New Markov Decision Process Formulations and Optimal Policy Structure for Assemble-to-Order and New Product Development Problems"

Viswanath Nagarajan, Algorithms, Combinatorics and Optimization
Abstract:  "Approximation Algorithms for Sequencing Problems"
Dissertation:  "Approximation Algorithms for Sequencing Problems"

Artem Neklyudov, Financial Economics
Dissertation:  "Essays in Financial Economics: Securitizations Trading, Decentralized Interdealer Markets, and Strategic Information Acquisition with Overlaps"
Abstract:  "Essays in Financial Economics: Securitizations Trading, Decentralized Interdealer Markets, and Strategic Information Acquisition with Overlaps"

Jian Ni, Marketing
Abstract:  "A Dynamic Structural Analysis of the Health Care Service Market with Information Asymmetry"
Dissertation:  "A Dynamic Structural Analysis of the Health Care Service Market with Information Asymmetry"

Fabrizio Orrego Peche, Economics
Abstract: "Essays in Overlapping Generations Economies"
Dissertation: "Essays in Overlapping Generations Economies"

Sompop Pattanariyankool, Economics
Abstract:  "Essays on Power System Economics"
Dissertation:  "Essays on Power System Economics"

Benjamin Peterson, Algorithms, Combinatorics & Optimization
Abstract:  "Transportation Scheduling Methods"
Dissertation:  "Transportation Scheduling Methods"

Hong Qu, Accounting
Abstract:  "How Do Market Price and Cheap Talk Affect Coordination?"
Dissertation:  "How Do Market Price and Cheap Talk Affect Coordination?"

Andrea Qualizza, Algorithms, Combinatorics & Optimization
Abstract:  "Cutting Planes for Mixed Integer Programming"
Dissertation:  "Cutting Planes for Mixed Integer Programming"

Joseph Radzevick, Organizational Behavior & Theory
Abstract: "The Market for Overconfidence"
Dissertation: "The Market for Overconfidence"

Sunita Sah, Organizational Behavior & Theory
Abstract:  "Essays on Conflicts of Interest in Medicine"
*Hard copies of the dissertation can be obtained by contacting Lawrence Rapp*

Amin Sayedi, Algorithms, Combinatorics & Optimization
Dissertation: "Essays on Sponsored Search Advertising"
Abstract: "Essays on Sponsored Search Advertising"

Zachariah Sharek, Organizational Behavior & Theory
Dissertation: "The Illusion of the Illusion of Control"
Abstract: "The Illusion of the Illusion of Control"

Masha Shunko, Operations Management & Manufacturing
Abstract: "Global Supply Chain Planning: Impact of International Taxation and Transfer Pricing"
Dissertation: "Global Supply Chain Planning: Impact of International Taxation and Transfer Pricing"  

Ekut Sonmez, Operations Management & Manufacturing
Abstract: "Capacity Management with Technology Considerations"
Dissertation: "Capacity Management with Technology Considerations"

Peter Stüttgen, Marketing
Dissertation: "Taking the World As It Is: Three Essays in Marketing"
Abstract: "Taking the World As It Is: Three Essays in Marketing"

Jiong Sun, Operations Management and Manufacturing
Abstract:  "Managing Technology and Operations in Emerging Markets"
Dissertation:  "Managing Technology and Operations in Emerging Markets"

Sam Swift, Organizational Behavior & Theory
Dissertation: "Talking the Value Out of the Deal: Self-Perception and the Subjective Value of Negotiated Outcomes"
Abstract: "Talking the Value Out of the Deal: Self-Perception and the Subjective Value of Negotiated Outcomes"

Gergana Todorova, Organizational Behavior & Theory
Abstract: "Resolving the Conflict-Creativity Tension in Functionally-Diverse Innovation Teams"
Dissertation: "Resolving the Conflict-Creativity Tension in Functionally-Diverse Innovation Teams"

John Turner, Operations Research
Abstract:  "Ad Slotting and Pricing:  New Media Planning Models for New Media"
Dissertation:  "Ad Slotting and Pricing:  New Media Planning Models for New Media"

Mulan Xiaofeng Wang, Operations Management and Manufacturing
Abstract:  "Risk Management and Supply Chain Management in the Natural GAs and Global Liquefied Natural Gas Industry"

Hao Xue, Accounting
Dissertation:  "Essays on Multiple Strategic Producers of Information"
Abstract:  "Essays on Multiple Strategic Producers of Information"

Hakan Yildiz, Operations Research
Abstract:  "Methodologies and Applications for Scheduling, Routing & Related Problems"
Dissertation:  "Methodologies and Applications for Scheduling, Routing & Related Problems"

Yinqing Janet Zhao, Accounting
Abstract:  "Essays on Information and the Bond Market"
Dissertation:  "Essays on Information and the Bond Market"

Yangfang Helen Zhou, Management of Manufacturing & Automation
Abstract: "Managing Wind-based Electricity Generation and Storage"
Dissertation: "Managing Wind-based Electricity Generation and Storage"

Meng Zhu, Marketing
Abstract: "Essays on Conservation and Waste in Consumption"
Dissertation: "Essays on Conservation and Waste in Consumption"

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