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  • Money demand, network effects and self-selection : essays in development economicss 

    Calder, Tara A. McIndoe (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2011)
    This thesis is comprised of three essays. The first one examines money demand and aid shocks in Zimbabwe, using a new dataset. Zimbabwe has recently experienced record hyperinflation of 80 billion percent a month. This ...
  • Lobbying Brussels : interest groups' demands and networks in EU Environmental policy 

    Bunea, Adriana (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Political Science, 2012)
    This thesis examines interest groups' partieipation in environmental policymaking in the European Union. It investigates two fundamental questions that are essential to understanding the EU's policymaking system: first, ...
  • The effectiveness of foreign aid : the role of political institutions 

    Brett, Jennifer (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Political Science, 2012)
    This thesis investigates the effect of political institutions on the effectiveness of aid. More specifically, the thesis examines the use of aid under different political institutional frameworks. This thesis aims to fill ...
  • Essays in economic policy analysis using simulation 

    Boysen, Ole (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2009)
    Economic simulation approaches still receive little recognition in the mainstream economic community. On the one hand, this is due to the non-conformity of simulations with the traditional economic paradigm which relies ...
  • Essays on classical composers' productivity, migration and war 

    Borowiecki, Karol Jan (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2011)
    This thesis is based on a unique data set that contains records for prominent classical composers. The novelty of these data allows for the overcoming of methodological challenges of previous studies as well as data ...

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