Master's Degree in Economics and Finance

 

Master Theses authored by students of the Master's Degree in Economics and Finance, a program jointly organized by UPF and the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (BGSE)

Enviaments recents

  • Aliyeva, Farida; Bertez, Conrad; Kaithakkel, Aswathi John; Mostacci, Maurizio; Özcan, Elif (2017)
    In the wake of the global financial crisis that began in 2007, central banks throughout the world engaged in unprecented amounts of monetary policy aimed at stimulating their respective economies. One frequent comment from ...
  • Barrera, Marc de la; Falath, Juraj; Henricot, Dorian; Vaglio, Jean-Alexandre (2017)
    This paper empirically investigates the impact of forward guidance announcements on inflation expectations in the Eurozone. The ECB first resorted to forward guidance on July 4, 2013 thereby expanding its array of ...
  • Barnardt, Ignatius; Jush, Golschan Khun; Wollesen, Thies; Hayden, Samuel; Sotosek, Eva (2017)
    We investigate a possible gender gap in returns to education using data from the World Bank’ STEP program for seven developing and emerging countries. We control for cognitive skills, non-cognitive skills and parental ...
  • Andonie, Alfredo; Degler, Moritz; Greppi, Andrea; Pisati, Lorenzo; Yagman, Ece (2017)
    We investigate the effects of intellectual property products capital in the evolution of the labor share for five European countries. Using post-revision national accounts data, we construct a benchmark labor share with ...
  • Gudmundsdottir, Saga; Helgason, Olafur Heidar; Leitner, Moritz; McDonnell, Clíona; Schramm, Alexander (2017)
    This paper investigates whether and how geographical distance matters for bank lending within and between countries in the European Union. We estimate gravity-type regressions in various specifications, incorporating ...
  • Bongini, Mattia (2017)
    
We present a tradeoff model of capital structure to investigate the sources of adjustment costs and study how firms' financing decisions determine partial adjustment toward target leverage ratios. The presence of market ...
  • Grimm, Lukas; Haynes, Jonathan; Schmitt, Daniel (2017)
    This Project evaluates the forecasting performance of a Brownian Semi-Stationary (BSS) process in modelling the volatility of 21 equity indices. We implement a sophisticated Hybrid Scheme to simulate BSS processes with ...
  • De Martino, Andrea; Ruiz Crosby, Edward Manuel; Stagni, Roberto (2017)
    This Master Project scrutinizes the underlying theoretical arguments within Bayraktar and Yang’s (2011) (4) model and tests if it is robust with newer 2017 data. We demonstrate all the related strong mathematical foundations ...