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  • Colomé, Rosa (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2002)
    L'objectiu bàsic d'aquesta tesis doctoral és la incorporació dels models de preferència revelada d'elecció del consumidor en els models de localització competitiva en entorns discrets que tenen com a objectiu maximitzar ...
  • Dallari, Pietro (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2014)
    This thesis adopts DSGE and PVAR models to examine three questions in macroeconomics. The first chapter singles out some pitfalls that DSGE models face when a fraction of rule-of-thumb consumers is assumed in order to ...
  • Ager, Philipp (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013)
    This thesis consists of four essays. In the first essay, I examine how the historical planter elite of the Southern US affected economic development at the county level between 1840 and 1960. I find that counties with a ...
  • Gissler, Stefan (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2014)
    Do market frictions influence asset prices? The first part examines whether financial intermediaries’ balance sheet capacity, their funding liquidity, can influence market liquidity, volatility, and price patterns. Using ...
  • Pérez Forero, Fernando José (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013)
    This thesis is concerned with the structural estimation of macroeconomic models via Bayesian methods and the economic implications derived from its empirical output. The first chapter provides a general method for estimating ...
  • Schreibweis, Michael (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2014)
    The thesis deals with monitoring strategies designed to implement self-enforcing collusive agreements when individual choices remain hidden and firms use public information stemming from different sources. With imperfect ...
  • Ponticelli, Jacopo (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013)
    This thesis investigates various aspects of economic development. In the first chapter I study the effect of financial reform on firms. In particular, I study to what extent this effect depends on enforcement's quality. I ...
  • Cairó, Isabel (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2014)
    This thesis investigates the role of human capital in understanding recent developments in the U.S. labor market. Chapter 1 provides novel empirical evidence suggesting that an increasing importance of on-the-job human ...
  • Petriconi, Silvio (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2014)
    This thesis investigates the relation between information and competition in two particular settings. In the first chapter, I ask which screening and lending choices banks make if their loan offers can be observed by ...
  • Laureys, Lien (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013)
    This thesis sheds light on several macroeconomic aspects of the labor market and economic policy. Chapter 1 analyzes whether the presence of human capital depreciation during unemployment calls for policy intervention. I ...
  • Umlauft, Roland (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013)
    In Chapter 1 I investigate the economic importance of correlation in mutual fund flows for funds with overlapping portfolio positions. I illustrate theoretically that commonality in trading by funds due to flow correlation ...
  • Garda, Paula (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013)
    This thesis sheds light on several macroeconomic aspects of labor markets. The first chapter focuses on the impact of dual labor markets on human capital investment. Using a large dataset of the Spanish Social Security the ...
  • Akin, Özlem (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013)
    This thesis consists of three essays. In the first essay, we analyze bank insiders' trading in the securities of their own bank in the run-up to the 2007-08 financial crisis. We show that on average ex-ante bank insiders' ...
  • Sereevinyayut, Piya (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013)
    This dissertation examines how people aggregate quantitative advices to reach their own estimates. Each chapter explores a different situation that could affect how advices are evaluated, and consequentially how advices ...
  • Farooqui, Shikeb Arslan (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2009)
    This thesis is a collection of three principal chapters split into two parts. The first part presents chapter 1 on network design when effort decisions are global substitutes but communication through network links creates ...
  • Spargoli, Fabrizio (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013)
    This thesis revolves around financial instability and banking regulation. The first chapter examines whether the disclosure of information about banks maximizes welfare in times of crisis. Contrary to conventional wisdom, ...
  • Giusti, Giovanni, 1984- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2014)
    This thesis is composed of three essays. In the first essay (joint with Janet Jiang and Xiping Xu) we study asset price bubbles in a laboratory experiment. By introducing interest payments on cash we separate the effect ...
  • Linarello, Andrea (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2014)
    This thesis investigates various aspects of international trade. In the first chapter, I study the effect of exporting on firms productivity. Specifically, I examine the extent to which export shocks are transmitted along ...

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