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  • Essays on the causes and consequences of international migration 

    Elsner, Benjamin (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2012)
    This thesis is a collection of three essays on the economic consequences of international migration. The first chapter studies the impact of emigration on wages in the sending countries. It exploits a change in the migration ...
  • Essays on the measurement and implications of trade liberalisation 

    Walsh, Keith (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2007)
    This thesis is an empirical analysis of the measurement and implications of trade liberalisation. Four core chapters cover the following areas: (i) the modelling of agricultural trade policy instruments; (ii) the determinants ...
  • Essays on labour productivity, technical efficiency and foreign direct investment in Irish manufacturing industry 

    Ugur, Ali (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2003)
    The aim of this thesis is to investigate the structural change that took place in the Irish manufacturing sector during the 1990s. Chapter 2 examines the patterns and growth of labour productivity and employment in Irish ...
  • Equity in Irish health care financing 

    Smith, Samantha, 1975- (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2008)
    Equity is a central principle in Irish health policy and there is increasing political interest in altering the health financing structures in order to improve equity in the system. However, investigations of equity in ...
  • Essays on productivity in Irish agriculture 

    O'Neill, Suzanne M. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2002)
    The focus of this thesis is the measurement of performance in Irish agriculture over the period 1984 to 1998. The methodology applied lies in the broad area of production economics and is located primarily in the ...

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