Daniel Xu

Andrew Sweeting2
Kalina Manova2
2Andrew Sweeting
2Kalina Manova
2Albert B Frazier
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In the U.S., the average 40 year old plant employs almost eight times as many workers as the typical plant five years or younger. In contrast, surviving Indian plants exhibit little growth in terms of either employment or output. Mexico is intermediate to India and the U.S. in these respects: the average 40 year old Mexican plant employs twice as many(More)
be made for personal use only. Systematic electronic or print reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited. ABSTRACT We report on the use of capacitive self-sensing to operate a DEA-based tunable grating in closed-loop mode. Due to(More)
  • Vanisha Lakhina, Rachel N. Arey, Rachel Kaletsky, Amanda Kauffman, Geneva Stein, William Keyes +2 others
  • 2015
Induced CREB activity is a hallmark of long-term memory, but the full repertoire of CREB transcriptional targets required specifically for memory is not known in any system. To obtain a more complete picture of the mechanisms involved in memory, we combined memory training with genome-wide transcriptional analysis of C. elegans CREB mutants. This approach(More)
Models of capital investment in industrial organization typically treat bankruptcy as an involuntary and final outcome, yet firms that file under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code often do so voluntarily and with the expectation that they will eventually emerge. Moreover, Chapter 11 permits cancellation or renegotiation of long-term contracts for labor(More)
This paper examines the effect of market experience on consumers' online search and purchasing decisions. I quantify this effect by estimating consumers' value of search in the online textbook market and how this value changes as they gain market experience. I then use these estimates to calculate the welfare gains to experience that result from changes in(More)
Television (TV), the predominant advertising medium, is being transformed by the micro-targeting capabilities of digital video recorders (DVRs) and set-top boxes (STBs). Though micro-targeting is common on the Internet, TV represents a more substantial share of consumer time and attention, suggesting even greater potential for micro-targeting(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the association between condom use and oral contraceptive consumption and the risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN). METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted in Perth clinics. A total of 348 women responded to the structured questionnaire. Information sought included demographic and lifestyle characteristics such as the(More)
  • Kalina Manova, L Kamran Biliry, Davin Chor, L Kamran Bilir, We Thank, Pol Antràs +13 others
  • 2014
We establish that host-country …nancial development a¤ects the global operations of multinational …rms. Using detailed U.S. data, we provide robust evidence that host-country …nancial development attracts more entry by multinational a¢ liates, while also in ‡uencing a¢ liates' incentives to sell in the local market, versus to their parent country and(More)
iii To my family, for their love and support. iv ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS First and foremost, I wish to thank my parents and my sister, Guiti, Leili and Alireza, for their unconditional love, support, and understanding throughout this long journey. from whom I learned the many complex aspects of molecular imaging. I wish to acknowledge my reading committee for(More)