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  • Potent ingredients : understanding uncertainty, volatility and macroeconomic performance 

    Curran, Michael (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2015)
    This thesis comprises of three related essays in international financial macroeconomics. The research centers on the relation between the volatility of interest rates at which small open economies borrow internationally ...
  • The violence of democracy : electoral violence in sub-Saharan Africa, 1997 to 2012 

    Coughlan, Edmond Patrick (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Political Science, 2015)
    This study is concerned to address the following (question: Why are some elections in Sub-Saharan Africa marked by violence while other elections are not? Some 20% of elections in this region have experienced violence to ...
  • Falsificationism and Theory Adjudication : a critical rationalist critique of justificationist theories of science 

    Clarke, Steven William (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Philosophy Department, 2014)
    My aim in this thesis is to present a critique of the currently dominant approach to this problem, the broad-ranging epistemological position described herein as "justificationism." This critique of justificationism—the ...
  • The role of information in household energy decisions 

    Carroll, James (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2014)
    This dissertation explores the effects of various informational policy interventions in a number of energy markets. Using a number of trials and surveys, this research aims to highlight a household’s underlying energy-reducing ...
  • Interest group access to key policymakers a comparative analysis 

    Carpenter, Mark (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Political Science, 2015)
    This thesis uses both quantitative and qualitative data to offer the most comprehensive and systematic investigation into Irish interest group behaviour heretofore conducted. At the same time it is also makes a significant ...

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