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  • Tax and Taxable Capacity: Ireland in Comparative Perspective 

    CALLAN, TIM; SAVAGE, MICHAEL (ESRI, 31/01/2013)
  • Tax Expenditures: Revenue and Information Forgone - The Experience of Ireland 

    COLLINS, MICHEAL (Department of Economics, Trinity College Dublin, 2011)
    Tax expenditures are perceived to represent a `pervasive and growing? (OECD, 2010) element of many national taxation systems. Despite this, in many countries, there remains a critical lack of understanding of their ...
  • Tax planning by firms and tax competition by goverments 

    Moore, Padraig J. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2008)
    This thesis investigates tax planning by firms and tax com petition by governments. We begin in Chapter 1 by outlining the background, motivation and plan of the thesis. Chapter 2 reviews the relevant existing literature. ...
  • Tax, Welfare and Work Incentives 

    CALLAN, TIM (ESRI, 2011)
    Over the last decade Irish tax policy has undergone dramatic shifts. As the economy boomed in the early 2000s, income tax rates were reduced, tax credits were increased and the standard rate band was widened. Social welfare ...
  • Taxation and political models 

    Yoder, Seán (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2013)
    This thesis is a collection of three separate essays. Each essay deals with taxation policy directly or the expectation of future taxation by an electorate during a time of war. In terms of taxation, this essay generally ...
  • Technology transfers, foreign investment and productivity spillovers 

    Newman, Carol (2015)
    This paper explores the relationship between foreign direct investment (FDI) and the productivity of host country domestic firms. We rely on a specially designed survey of over 4000 manufacturing firms in Vietnam, and ...
  • Telecommunications Consumers: A Behavioural Economic Analysis 

    LUNN, PETE (ESRI, 12/12/2011)
    This paper argues that telecommunications markets present the consumer with a decision-making environment that is particularly likely to be prone to established biases in consumer decision-making. The analysis identifies ...
  • Testing the 'brain gain' hypothesis: Micro evidence from Cape Verde 

    BATISTA, CATIA; VICENTE, PEDRO (Elsevier, 2011)
    Does emigration really drain human capital accumulation in origin countries? This paper explores a unique household survey purposely designed and conducted to answer this research question. We analyze the case of Cape ...
  • The 2003 mid term review of the Common Agricultural Policy : a computable general equilibrium analysis for Ireland 

    Dixon, Janine Margaret (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2006)
    A Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model of the Irish economy is built and used to analyse the 2003 Mid Term Review of the Common Agricultural Policy. The Mid Term review represents significant reform of agricultural ...
  • 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 construction, calibration and interpretation of IMAGE, a CGE model of the Irish economy with particular focus on agriculture 

    O'Toole, Ronald Paul John (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2002)
    This thesis details the construction, calibration and interpretation of IMAGE, a CGE model of the hish economy. The name IMAGE is an acronym of “Irish Model of Agriculture, General Equilibrium”. This name captures the two ...
  • The determinants of repertoire diversity in non-profit theatre: an application to England and Germany 

    Neligan, Adriana Sonia (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2004)
    This thesis studies repertoire diversity and its possible determinants in non-profit theatre for two European countries, namely England and Germany. For this, extensive econometric analysis is carried out using specifically ...
  • The economic effect of direct payment support of Irish agriculture 

    Keeney, Mary Josephine (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2000)
    The aim of this thesis is to investigate some of the microeconomic effects of the application of direct payments (DPs) to support Irish agriculture. Chapter 1 outlines the context of direct income support as it is applied ...
  • The economics of electricity storage 

    Nyamdash, Batsaikhan (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2011)
    This thesis investigates the issues surrounding electricity storage systems from various perspectives. It assesses the impact on the power system operation and the resulting benefits for developers versus system operators. ...
  • The Energy and Environment Review 2010 

    MURPHY, LIAM; HENNESSY, HUGH; DEVITT, CONOR; LYONS, SEÁN; TOL, RICHARD S. J. (ESRI, 2010)
    The Energy and Environment Review 2010 reviews trends in energy use and emissions to the environment for the period 1990-2008 and projects these trends for the period 2009-2025. We show results for two alternative ...
  • The global return on capital, the Lucas Paradox and the Savings Glut 

    Daly, Kevin J. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2010)
    This thesis is composed of three chapters related to the measurement, analysis and application of cross-country data on the return on physical capital. In Chapter 1, we derive a database of returns on physical capital that ...
  • The performance of diagnosis-related groups in Ireland & Europe, 2005-2008 

    O'Reilly, Jacqueline Michelle (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2012)
    Diagnosis-related groups (DRGs) are designed to classify hospital output into a manageable number of groups, containing patients who were clinically homogeneous with similar levels of resource utilisation. Where DRGs are ...
  • 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 ...
  • The State, the performing arts and the taxpayer : applied econometric essays on the German cultural sector 

    Martins, António Pedro Crespo (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2008)
    This research work investigates the relation between the State, the performing arts organisations and the taxpayer. The overall area of interest is taxation and public policy, in the form of public support for the arts. ...
  • The Wealth, Health and Well-being of Ireland's Older People before and during the Economic Crisis 

    BARRETT, ALAN (2014)
    The economic crisis of 2008/9 was felt more acutely in Ireland relative to elsewhere and culminated in the international bailout in 2010. Given the economic collapse, Ireland provides an ideal case-study of the link between ...