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  • On the same boat: Three essays on the causes of pre-WWI Italian international migration 

    TORTORICI, GASPARE (Trinity College Dublin. School of Social Sciences & Philosophy. Discipline of Economics, 2019)
    This thesis analyzes the causes of Italian mass international migration before the outbreak of WWI. While each chapter is a stand-alone paper that explores different motives and dynamics, there is a common quantitative ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...