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  • Essays on saving for child's college 

    Zhu, Junyi (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-May-10)
    How effective tax-favored education saving accounts (ESA) can foster the incentive of saving for child's college among heterogeneous families is still a debate. My dissertation contributes to this query by analyzing the ...
  • A Structural Analysis of Crime and Economic Incentives of Youth 

    Chan, Yun-Shan (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-May-12)
    In this thesis, a dynamic model is estimated to analyze the effect of economic incentives on crime involvement and recidivism of young people. The model assumes that the utility of individuals depends on their earnings ...