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  • Cajner, Tomaz (Date of defense: 03-07-2012)
    This thesis investigates several macroeconomic aspects of labor markets. First chapter finds that in the US more educated individuals experience lower and less volatile unemployment due to a lower hazard rate of losing ...
  • Garda, Paula (Date of defense: 27-06-2013)
    This thesis sheds light on several macroeconomic aspects of labor markets. The first chapter focuses on the impact of dual labor markets on human capital investment. Using a large dataset of the Spanish Social Security the ...
  • Platikanova, Petya
    The purpose of this thesis is to analyze how capital markets interpret accounting disclosure. In three empirical studies, I evaluate the role that accounting disclosure plays in evaluating financial prospects and facilitating ...
  • Fadinger, Harald
    El objetivo de la primera parte es de investigar diferencias de productividad entre países de una perspectiva de economía abierta utilizando un modelo de equilibrio mundial con comercio internacional. Este enfoque me permite ...
  • Buono, Inés
    This thesis deals with the integration of firms into export markets when trade barriers decrease. It consists in three chapters.The first chapter focuses on how cross-industry differences in factor intensities and ...
  • Fleiss Weinberger, Pablo Enrique
    Aunque las diferencias entre países en la productividad total de los factores (TFP) sectorial está en el corazón de la teoría Ricardiana de comercio y en el de muchos modelos de crecimiento y desarrollo, muy poco se sabe ...
  • Schlaepfer, Alain (Date of defense: 10-06-2016)
    In the first chapter, I examine both theoretically and empirically how income uncertainty affects the effectiveness of monetary policy. I consider income risk from potential unemployment, and find that monetary policy has ...
  • Rossi, Luca (Date of defense: 11-04-2018)
    This thesis empirically investigates different aspects of time-varying volatility. Chapter 1 estimates a large TVP-FAVAR and recovers a dynamic directed network of connections between European stock volatilities. We propose ...
  • Hidalgo Pérez, Manuel Alejandro
    La acumulación de Capital Humano es fundamental para explicar recientes procesos de crecimiento económico experimentados en numerosos países, los cambios en la distribución de la renta salarial, en la localización de la ...
  • Rivera Castiñeira, Maria Berta
    En esta tesis, trataremos de examinar la relación existente entre recursos sanitarios, fundamentalmente gasto sanitario, estado de salud y sus efectos sobre la productividad. Así, postulamos que la educación no es el único ...
  • Gambetti, Luca
    The present thesis is a collection of three separate essays, each corresponding to a chapter.Each essay represents an application of structural dynamic analysis within TVC-VARmodels. In the first chapter, coauthored with ...
  • Nunes, Ricardo
    The three chapters of this thesis analyze different issues regarding the role of expectations in macroeconomics. The first two chapters consider that private economic agents can either be rational and forward looking or ...
  • Ferrero, Giuseppe
    El tema genérico de la tesis es el estudio de modelos dinámicos que departen del supuesto tradicional de mercados perfectos y expectativas racionales. En el primer capitulo se estudia la política monetaria en un modelo de ...
  • Žakelj, Blaž (Date of defense: 23-03-2012)
    This thesis is a collection of three essays on inflation expectations, forecasting uncertainty, and the role of uncertainty in sequential auctions, all using experimental approach. Chapter 1 studies how individuals forecast ...
  • Rode, Julian
    The dissertation employs laboratory experimental methodology to study decision-making when people face trade-offs between ethical and economic values. More explicitly, the three chapters investigate 1) consumer behaviour ...
  • Maras, Marta (Date of defense: 03-09-2012)
    The three chapters of this thesis investigate the decision-making processes behind financial and donation behaviour of individuals. Chapter One studies the impact of prior learning and competition on the presence of the ...
  • Reutskaja, Elena
    Whereas people are typically thought to be better off with more choices, large sets may lead to "choice paralysis". This thesis explores the processes underlying the choice from multiple alternatives in different settings. ...
  • Holthausen, Cornelia
    El primer capítulo de esta tesis trata de la legislación de los sistemas de pago internacionales de grna valor cuando la supervisión es efectuada por el banco central nacional. El modelo construido se centra en el análisis ...
  • García Appendini, Maria Emilia
    Esta tesis empírica investiga algunas razones por las cuales los bancos y los proovedores desempeñan un papel central en el financiamiento de pequeñas empresas. La primera parte de la tesis refiere a "lender relationships" ...
  • Debortoli, Davide
    L'objectiu d'aquesta tesi és analitzar com s'han de concebre les polítiques fiscals i monetàries en un context en què els polítics tenen problemes de credibilitat. Es desenvolupen metodologies i aplicacions per mostrar com ...