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  • The bureaucrats's decision rule and government efficiency 

    Zhang, Mengyang (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2017)
    This thesis focuses on the decision problem of local bureaucrats and the impact on government performance. Chapter 1 outlines the context of the thesis and provide a description of the thesis structure. Chapter 2 investigates ...
  • The adaption of United Nations peacekeeping in the post-Cold War international system 

    O'Neill, John Terence (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Political Science, 2001)
    This study examines United Nations peacekeeping as practised between 1956 and 1999. In particular, it considers how the ending of the Cold War affected the conduct and performance of operations. Having traced the development ...
  • Value, money and risk : three essays 

    Li, Matthew C. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2003)
    This thesis comprises of three essays which explore the theories of value, money and risk. The first essay takes a theoretical approach to study the background of and the relationship between value, money and wealth. The ...
  • Food, obesity and families : practices in Irish households with young children 

    Harkins, Suzanne (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Sociology, 2010)
    The aim of this thesis is to investigate the socially constructed meaning of food, ‘healthy eating’, and obesity within the context of family food practices in a sample of middle-class Irish families with young children. ...