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Essays in learning uncertainty 

Ghifrani, Erfan (Date of defense: 2022-10-26)

Agents make decisions under uncertainty. They are not only uncertain about the true realizations of variables of interest, but also about their degree of uncertainty. Using survey of business uncertainty, I study firms’ ...

Grounding brain mechanisms in the spatiotemporal properties of cerebral and behavioral networks 

Ulysse, Laura (Date of defense: 2022-11-04)

The spatiotemporal properties of the cerebral and behavioral networks are key elements to understand normal brain functioning and their breakdowns. This dissertation focuses on the cerebral networks of the brain regions’ ...

Essays in macroeconomics and firm dynamics 

Chiavari, Andrea (Date of defense: 2022-07-01)

This thesis documents novel firm-level facts and shows their implication for aggregate phenomena. The first chapter documents an increase in returns to scale in production. It proposes a novel quantitative firm dynamics ...

Los derechos fundamentales y el reconocimiento mutuo en el ámbito penal de la Unión Europea 

Deus, Ramos (Date of defense: 2022-10-07)

La cooperación judicial penal en la UE resulta necesaria para garantizar la seguridad y evitar la impunidad en un espacio sin fronteras interiores. El principio de reconocimiento mutuo garantiza que esa cooperación sea ...

Animal personhood: a legal and moral defense 

Montes Franceschini, Macarena (Date of defense: 2022-10-05)

The thesis defends the plausibility of nonhuman animal personhood from a legal and moral perspective. It offers an ecumenical defense as it argues that animals can be considered persons from very different, even rival, ...

Algorithmic bias in graph-based recommender systems 

Fabbri, Francesco (Date of defense: 2022-10-25)

Recommender Systems represent a key instrument to convey consumption of contents available on the Web. They enhance the engagement among the users and the online platforms through algorithmic personalization. Injecting ...

Essays in financial economics 

Gisbert i Rodríguez, Josep (Date of defense: 2022-07-04)

This dissertation studies financial technology adoption, learning from financial information, and inter-temporal decisions. It contains three chapters. Chapter one examines the impact of bank branch closures on ...

The Next Wi-Fi Generation: towards intelligent and multi-link enabled networks 

López Raventós, Álvaro (Date of defense: 2022-10-26)

The next Wi-Fi generation poses in front of a massive challenge as the main enabler for new services and applications. Traffic requirements are expected to keep rising year over year, challenging Wi-Fi networks to cope ...

Hölderlin, Cernuda y Gebser: historia de una traducción 

Gasó Gómez, Nuria (Date of defense: 2022-10-13)

Aquesta tesi presenta una recerca entorn de les traduccions que de Friedrich Hölderlin van realitzar, a quatre mans, el poeta i editor alemany Hans Gebser i el poeta sevillà Luis Cernuda per a la revista Cruz y Raya de ...

Human-centered machine learning for music emotion recognition 

Gómez Cañón, Juan sebastián (Date of defense: 2022-10-26)

This doctoral thesis is focused on music in terms of emotion -- such algorithms compose the computational task of music emotion recognition (MER). MER evaluates emotionally relevant features from music, correlates them ...

El cuidado como horizonte de trabajo: los/as trabajadores/as de la cultura como cuidadores/as populares: una mirada desde la comunicación 

Rodrigues Telles Almeida, João Gabriel (Date of defense: 2022-09-27)

A partir de las múltiples correlaciones que permite la lectura de los trabajadores de la cultura ante la emergencia digital desde su dimensión política, cultural y cognitiva, la presente investigación busca proponer la ...

The influence of meal timing and residential artificial light-at-night in the development of non-communicable diseases 

Palomar Cros, Anna (Date of defense: 2022-11-02)

Les malalties no transmissibles (MNT) causen cada any 41 milions de morts en tot el món. Arran del descobriment del rellotge circadiari i dels efectes nocius del treball de nit continuat, s'ha enfocat molta atenció de la ...

Coupling by volume conduction as a wireless power transfer and communications method for threadlike biomedical implants. 

Tudela Pi, Marc (Date of defense: 2022-10-27)

Although the use of volumetric conduction to power wireless implants has been experimentally validated in recent years, a theoretical framework to determine the power and efficiency obtained by minimally invasive implants ...

Essays in labor economics and structural change 

Jagadits, András (Date of defense: 2022-09-30)

This thesis studies questions at the intersection of labor economics and the literature of structural change. The first chapter empirically assesses the impact of emigration on structural change. Exploiting plausibly ...

Essays on high-dimensional bayesian inference 

Torrens i Dinarès, Miquel (Date of defense: 2022-07-26)

This thesis studies the capabilities of Bayesian estimators in high-dimen-sional generalised linear models, with a particular focus on treatment effect estimation. The first of four chapters provides the necessary ...

Defining DYRKs interactome: approaches for the characterization of proximity-dependent interactions and identification of direct substrates 

Balbastre Català, Borja (Date of defense: 2022-10-27)

Dual-specificity tyrosine-regulated kinases (DYRKs) are a conserved family of protein kinases present in all eukaryotes. In mammals, the association of DYRKs with a wide variety of putative substrates and interactors, in ...

Algebraic techniques for universal succinct arguments 

Zapico Barrionuevo, Victoria Arantxa (Date of defense: 2022-10-13)

In this thesis, we make theoretical and practical contributions to the design of succinct arguments with universal setups in the pairing-based setting. We first introduce a new primitive, Checkable Subspace Sampling (CSS) ...

Essays on statistical inference in non-regular semiparametric models 

Lee, Adam (Date of defense: 2022-07-29)

This thesis consists of three chapters which relate to problems of statistical inference in (potentially) non-regular semiparametric models. Chapter 1 considers hypothesis testing problems in semiparametric models which ...

Essays in behavioral economics 

Rui, Guan (Date of defense: 2022-07-28)

This thesis comprises three chapters on topics in behavioral and experimental economics. In the first chapter, I show formally that, in a limited attention framework, the choices made by a decision maker who considers ...

Symmetries in constraint satisfaction: Weisfeiler-Leman invariance and promise problems 

Butti, Silvia (Date of defense: 2022-10-20)

This thesis focuses on the complexity of the fixed-template Constraint Satisfaction Problem (CSP) and its variants. Our contributions are two-fold. On the one hand, we study how closure of the space of CSP instances under ...

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