Recent Submissions

  • Essays in intenational macroeconomics 

    Velic, Adnan (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2014)
    This thesis comprises three essays on topics in international macroeconomics. In particular, the research conducted in this thesis focuses on the dynamics of real exchange rates and external imbalances, and is predominantly ...
  • Perspectives on bank competition and the real economy 

    Ryan, Robert M. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2014)
    The subject of this thesis is the empirical analysis of bank competition. An expanding collection of theoretical arguments suggests that the intensity at which banks compete with each other can influence their behaviour—and ...
  • 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 ...

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