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  • Palacios Fenech, Javier (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2011)
    Diffusion of 31 durable goods in 70 countries over a period of 32 years is analyzed using principal component analysis biplots. While marketers have focused on adoption of innovations, studying discontinuance provides an ...
  • Jimenez-Martin, Sergi (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 1994)
    Throughout all the chapters we have considered some union variables (particularly the proportion of workers representatives belonging to a given union) to capture any difference in bargaining power amongst unions.Concerning ...
  • Ciccarelli, Matteo (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2001)
    The task of this work is to discuss issues conceming the specification, estimation, inference and forecasting in multivariate dynamic heterogeneous panel data models from a Bayesian perspective. Three essays linked by a ...
  • 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 ...
  • Amodio, Francesco (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2015)
    This thesis provides an empirical investigation of externalities and social interaction mechanismsin various settings. In the first chapter, I show how input heterogeneity triggers productivityspillovers at the workplace. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Herz, Benedikt (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2015)
    This thesis consists of three essays. In the first essay, I empirically evaluate theimportance of wait unemployment. Instead of taking the next best job, a displacedworker has an incentive to stay unemployed and wait for ...
  • Martínez Carrasco, Miguel Ángel (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2015)
    New managerial practices are not use on isolation. Managers use different organizationaltools to maximize their firm’s profits and they interact with the pre-establishedpractices of the company. This dissertation analyzes ...
  • 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 ...
  • López, Rafael (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2005)
    This thesis can be divided into two (unrelated) parts. The main part (Chapters 1 and 2)focus on addiction models that entail departures from the classical discounting utilitymodel of Individual Intertemporal Choice: ...
  • 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 ...
  • Surovtseva, Tetyana (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, info)
    In Part I of this thesis, I show that, when immigrants’ host and home countries engagein trade, labor market returns to cultural capital specific to the trading partner increase.Using two trade liberalization episodes, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Goñi i Tràfach, Marc (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2015)
    This thesis examines the interactions between marital patterns, inequality, and fertility. In the first chapter I analyze the impact of search frictions on marital assortative matching. I exploit a temporary interruption ...

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