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  • Carbon energy taxation and revenue recycling : an applied general equilibrium analysis for the Irish economy 

    Wissema, Wiepke Wendela (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2007)
    The rapid changing of the climate globally is a pressing problem. In Ireland, the average annual temperature has increased by 0.5 degrees Celsius over the course of the twentieth century, most significantly in the last ...
  • Characterisation of equilibrium in oligopoly with applications to trade and taxation 

    Labrecciosa, Paola (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2006)
    This thesis is organized into four independent chapters. Chapter 1 is divided into two parts: part one is concerned with the characterization of optimal penal codes in presence of a n period detection lag, where n can be ...
  • Chinese state-owned enterprises 

    McGoldrick, Peter Desmond Julian (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2005)
    The focus of this thesis is an empirical analysis of the process of operational reform and restructuring in Chinese state-owned enterprises, with a view to examining associated effects on performance, as well as the ...
  • Choices, constraints and welfare in rural Peru 

    Garvey, Eoghan (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2006)
    This thesis is a study of farm household choices, constraints and welfare in rural Peru, for 1994. The study incorporates literature reviews of farm household models and the main results concerning off-farm participation ...
  • Contestability and European Community Air Transport Policy : Lessons from the US 

    Murphy, Susan T. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 1989)
  • 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 ...
  • Economics of the family : theory and applications in developing countries 

    Matz, Julia Anna (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2013)
    This thesis is a collection of three research papers on different aspects of the economics of the family in developing countries. The aim of this thesis is to investigate the power structures and bargaining processes between ...
  • Empirical Essays in Economic Geography 

    AGNEW, KERRI (Trinity College Dublin. School of Social Sciences & Philosophy. Discipline of Economics, 2019)
    This thesis consists of three papers that belong to the field of Economic Geography. All three papers exploit spatial and temporal variation in variables in order to shed light on economic questions. The first paper provides ...
  • Empirical essays in fiscal policy 

    Calò, Silvia (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2013)
    The core of this thesis consists of three chapters. In the first chapter we introduce fiscal policy of trading partners in the study of the effect of fiscal policy on the domestic growth rate. The effects of economic ...
  • Empirical essays in international macroeconomics 

    Bénétrix, Agustín S. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2009)
    This thesis is composed of three essays. The first one examines cases in which there is a large shift in a country's net foreign asset position due to the re-valuation of its foreign assets and / or foreign liabilities. ...
  • 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 in applied microeconomics : smart networks and behaviour of households and firms 

    McCoy, Daire (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2016)
    This dissertation explores a number of aspects related to the roll-out of network infrastructure. The focus is on the integration of electricity networks and ICT, and the interaction of these technologies with the behaviour ...
  • Essays in applied microeconomics and development: an examination of micro, small and medium enterprises in Vietnam 

    Newman, Carol; Grattan Scholarship (Trinity College Dublin. School of Social Sciences & Philosophy. Discipline of Economics, 2018)
    This thesis contains three essays that analyse and provide insight into the topics of social capital and political connections, access to finance and domestic exporting spillovers. For each topic, this thesis considers ...
  • Essays in applied microeconomics. Research collaboration and dissemination in economics 

    KULD, LUKAS VALENTIN (Trinity College Dublin. School of Social Sciences & Philosophy. Discipline of Economics, 2018)
    This dissertation studies the production and dissemination of economic research in three essays. The chapters explore data on economic research articles and their authors to study, first, the effect of national borders ...
  • Essays in applied time series econometric methodology : the role of random field regression 

    O'Brien, Edward J. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2007)
    This thesis is a collection of essays in applied time series econometrics, focusing particularly on the role of random field regression. The thesis is introduced in Chapter 1, which discusses the motivation for the thesis ...
  • 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 ...