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  • Essays on the income, wealth and family tranfers of the older generation 

    Nivakoski, Sanna (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2015)
    This thesis consists of three core chapters which contain empirical analyses of financial decision-making among older people. The chapters focus on pension coverage, retirees’ incomes and replacement rates, subjective life ...
  • Essays in quantitative economic history 

    McDonagh, John M. N. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2014)
    The thesis explores three historical questions using novel datasets and the most up to date econometric methods available. The thesis is motivated by the growing success of economic history in addressing a range of issues ...
  • Essays on regulatory instuments : leniency and anti-dumping 

    Marvão, Catarina (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2014)
    In this thesis I explore two specific regulatory instruments, from a theoretical standpoint and from an empirical perspective. In particular, I address the regulation of leniency in relation to EU and US cartels and the ...
  • Downward nominal wage rigidity and macroeconomic adjustment in a monetary union 

    Fagan, Gabriel (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2014)
    The core of this thesis consists of three papers. Although independent, a common theme running through the papers is the macroeconomic adjustment of an open economy in a monetary union. In particular, we look at how ...
  • Potent ingredients : understanding uncertainty, volatility and macroeconomic performance 

    Curran, Michael (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2015)
    This thesis comprises of three related essays in international financial macroeconomics. The research centers on the relation between the volatility of interest rates at which small open economies borrow internationally ...

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