Browsing Departament d'Economia i Empresa by titles

Browsing Departament d'Economia i Empresa by titles

Sort by: Order: Results:

  • Dallari, Pietro (Date of defense: 16-06-2014)
    This thesis adopts DSGE and PVAR models to examine three questions in macroeconomics. The first chapter singles out some pitfalls that DSGE models face when a fraction of rule-of-thumb consumers is assumed in order to ...
  • Soyer, Emre (Date of defense: 14-06-2012)
    This thesis incorporates three studies that analyze how information is presented in various contexts, how these different modes of presentation affect decision makers’ perceptions and how to improve communication of ...
  • Felfe, Andrea Christina
    Esta tesis evalúa el papel de las características no deseadas del trabajo - llamadas disamenities - en el contexto del balance entre trabajo y familia. Particularmente, se plantean las siguientes preguntas: ¿es el descenso ...
  • Albert, Christoph, 1988- (Date of defense: 27-09-2018)
    This dissertation consists of three self-contained essays. In the first chapter, I study the labor market impact of documented and undocumented immigration in a search model with non-random hiring that is parameterized ...
  • Cusolito, Ana Paula
    La presente tesis contiene tres ensayos sobre la Economía de las Organizaciones y el Desarrollo Económico. Cada capítulo se centra en un tópico distinto, cuya relevancia ha sido destacada por la literatura sobre Desarrollo ...
  • Soldevila García, Pilar
    Esta investigación ha identificado los instrumentos de contabilidad de gestión que los gestores de las organizaciones no lucrativas, y más concretamente de los colegios de economistas de España, utilizan y pueden utilizar ...
  • Dömeland Narvaez, Dörte
    El primer capítulo de la tesis sobre "Estudios Empíricos sobre Capital Humano e Instituciones" presenta estimaciones de retornos a la educación en Alemania y analiza los determinantes de las preferencias educativas. El ...
  • Ferroni, Filippo
    Esta tesis presenta tres diferentes experimentos de política utilizando estimaciones Bayesianas de modelos DSGE. En la primera parte, se quiere demostrar que una política fiscal contracíclica es un instrumento importante ...
  • Todeschini, Federico A.
    Even though unhealthy habits, drinking, smoking and overeating, are among the most expensive burdens for the health system, much research is still needed to understand how individuals form them, how do they correlate between ...
  • Ager, Philipp (Date of defense: 21-06-2013)
    This thesis consists of four essays. In the first essay, I examine how the historical planter elite of the Southern US affected economic development at the county level between 1840 and 1960. I find that counties with a ...
  • Anguera Torrell, Oriol (Date of defense: 23-06-2016)
    This thesis is composed of three self-contained chapters. In the first chapter, I propose a theoretical model that shows that trusting strangers is one of the channels through which institutions determine positive economic ...
  • Ziegenbein, Alexander (Date of defense: 04-07-2018)
    The thesis is a collection of three self-contained essays. In the first chapter, I present evidence that the effects of US tax changes on output depend on the level of economic slack. Tax cuts have large effects in good ...
  • Amodio, Francesco (Date of defense: 11-06-2015)
    This thesis provides an empirical investigation of externalities and social interaction mechanisms in various settings. In the first chapter, I show how input heterogeneity triggers productivity spillovers at the workplace. ...
  • Lombardi, María (Date of defense: 12-09-2017)
    This thesis is composed of three independent articles. The first chapter studies a nationwide teacher pay-for-performance program in Peru, and shows that it had a precisely estimated null impact on student learning. I ...
  • Zejcirovic, Dijana (Date of defense: 13-07-2018)
    This thesis is composed of three articles. The first two chapters study the impact of pharmaceutical promotion of opioid analgesics in the US. In the first chapter, we find that counties, where sales representatives of ...
  • Nieddu, Marco Giovanni (Date of defense: 14-11-2018)
    This thesis consists of three chapters. In the first chapter, I investigate how promo-tion incentives affect the performance of high-skilled public employees. I study a centralized evaluation process awarding the eligibility ...
  • Sowerbutts, Rhiannon Cathy
    El tema de esta tesis es Banca, concentrándose específicamente en el tema de Crisis Bancarias. El Capitulo 1 estudia las crisis bancarias que ocurren debido a problemas de asimetría de información entre los tomadores de ...
  • Caprettini, Bruno (Date of defense: 24-07-2015)
    The thesis is a collection of three self-contained essays. In the first chapter, I study the effects of the adoption of new agricultural technologies on structural transformation. I exploit the introduction of genetically ...
  • Heusch, Niklas (Date of defense: 28-09-2018)
    This thesis combines three independent articles. In the first chapter, I examine the health care that drug sellers, common medical providers in many developing coun-tries, provide for childhood illness in Ghana, and study ...
  • Maertens Odría, Luis R. (Date of defense: 03-07-2017)
    This thesis is composed of three independent essays. In the first chapter, I analyze the effect of a biofuel-favorable policy in the U.S. on fetal health. I show that the policy led to an expansion in the production of ...