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  • Direct measures of time preference 

    Ventura, Luigi (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2003)
    This work constitutes an attempt to estimate time preference factors in a direct way from survey data, without relying on consumption data and on particular estimation techniques. By using microeconomic data obtained from ...
  • Essays in applied microeconomics and development: an examination of micro, small and medium enterprises in Vietnam 

    Newman, Carol; Grattan Scholarship (Trinity College Dublin. School of Social Sciences & Philosophy. Discipline of Economics, 2018)
    This thesis contains three essays that analyse and provide insight into the topics of social capital and political connections, access to finance and domestic exporting spillovers. For each topic, this thesis considers ...
  • What have we learnt about pay for performance? 

    Prendergast, Canice (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2011)
    Governance is a central concern of economics. In much of economic activity, relevant principals (firms, voters, government agencies, and so on) delegate decisions to agents who may not have the interests of those ...