Theses Doctoral

Three Essays on Debt

Wang, Lijun

This dissertation contains three essays on debts of different forms that make contributions to the areas of international macroeconomics and spatial economics. In particular, the first two essays study sovereign debts. They examine sovereign default behaviors together with interactions between sovereign defaults and countries’ costs of borrowing. The third essay looks at bank loans. It explores the possibility of understanding economic agglomeration through distance-related financial frictions firms face when borrowing from banks.


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Bolton, Patrick
Ph.D., Columbia University
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January 30, 2020