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  • Essays in Development and Behavioural Economics 

    SINGH, ANUJ PRATAP (Trinity College Dublin. School of Social Sciences & Philosophy. Discipline of Economics, 2019)
    The core of this thesis consists of three chapters. Although on distinct topics, these chapters relate to vulnerability and financial decision making of households in Rwanda, Viet Nam and Ireland. Chapter 2 investigates ...
  • Essays in Development and Behavioural Economics 

    SINGH, ANUJ PRATAP (Trinity College Dublin. School of Social Sciences & Philosophy. Discipline of Economics, 2019)
    The core of this thesis consists of three chapters. Although on distinct topics, these chapters relate to vulnerability and financial decision making of households in Rwanda, Viet Nam and Ireland. Chapter 2 investigates ...
  • Essays in Development Economics, International Trade and Industrial Organisation 

    KLYMAK, MARGARYTA (Trinity College Dublin. School of Social Sciences & Philosophy. Discipline of Economics, 2019)
    This thesis examines questions in the areas of development economics, international trade and industrial organisation in both empirical and theoretical settings. It consists of an introduction, two empirical research ...
  • Essays in Development Economics. The impact of investment promotion on attracting foreign direct investment in developing countries 

    LE, VAN THI HAI (Trinity College Dublin. School of Social Sciences & Philosophy. Discipline of Economics, 2018)
    The importance of foreign direct investment (FDI) in economic development is increasingly acknowledged. FDI not only brings additional capital to the host economy, but foreign-invested enterprises also play a part in the ...
  • Essays in developmental economics: The role of information and access to financial services in changing financial and employment behaviour and the resulting impact on household welfare 

    BEDI, TARA (Trinity College Dublin. School of Social Sciences & Philosophy. Discipline of Economics, 2018)
    This thesis contains three essays that analyse the financial access and information awareness constraints faced by individuals and household in developing countries for managing income uncertainty and income shocks. The ...
  • Essays in economics : the International Monetary Fund - history, institutional and legal structures, ethics, epistemology, International Law and the International Monetary Fund and Charles Davenant and the Great Recoinage of 1696 

    Larkin, Charles J. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2008)
    This work is an exploration of the epistemology of economics which aims to analyse some of the wider teleological and ontological questions that arise from that investigation. This exploration is facilitated by the focus ...
  • 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 ...
  • Essays in international macroeconomics 

    Galstyan, Vahagn (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2007)
    This dissertation is a collection of three separate essays in the area of international macroeconomics. How does the history of a variable matter for its current state? Do current account reversals affect the persistence ...
  • Essays in macroeconomic theory 

    Gurdgiev, Constantin T. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2005)
    This thesis is a collection of essays on macroeconomic theory, broadly consisting of two topics. The first topic, covering Chapters 1-2, deals with the issues of repudiation risk and limited liability. The second topic ...
  • 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 international capital flows 

    Mercado, Rogelio (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2017)
    The core of this thesis consists of three papers. Although independent, these papers highlight the importance of looking into foreign-driven capital flows in understanding the transition to and from various episodes of ...
  • Essays on international financial integration and the financial sector 

    Carvalho, Daniel (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2016)
    This dissertation encompasses four essays, which deal with issues related to the cross-border financial integration and the financialization of economies. The first essay analyses whether foreign bond buying of euro area ...
  • Essays on investment : cycles, imbalances and convexity 

    Hunt, John Colin (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2007)
    This thesis is a collection of essays on public investment. The thesis is introduced in Chapter One which addresses the motivation for the thesis and outlines the structure of the document. Chapter Two addresses the topic ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 consequences of research and development for manufacturing firms in Ireland 

    Kearns, Allan (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2001)
    The aim of this thesis is to investigate some of the economic consequences for manufacturing firms of investing in research and development (R&D), using the Irish manufacturing sector as a case study. Chapter 1 outlines ...
  • 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 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 ...