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  • Ferroni, Filippo (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2009-05-25)
    Esta tesis presenta tres diferentes experimentos de política utilizando estimaciones Bayesianas de modelos DSGE. En la primera parte, se quiere demostrar que una política fiscal contracíclica es un instrumento importante ...
  • Todeschini, Federico A. (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2010-06-15)
    Even though unhealthy habits, drinking, smoking and overeating, are among the most expensive burdens for the health system, much research is still needed to understand how individuals form them, how do they correlate between ...
  • Ager, Philipp (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013-06-21)
    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 ...
  • Anguera Torrell, Oriol (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2016-06-23)
    This thesis is composed of three self-contained chapters. In the first chapter, I propose a theoretical model that shows that trusting strangers is one of the channels through which institutions determine positive economic ...
  • Amodio, Francesco (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2015-06-11)
    This thesis provides an empirical investigation of externalities and social interaction mechanisms/nin various settings. In the first chapter, I show how input heterogeneity triggers productivity/nspillovers at the workplace. ...
  • Sowerbutts, Rhiannon Cathy (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2009-10-05)
    El tema de esta tesis es Banca, concentrándose específicamente en el tema de Crisis Bancarias. El Capitulo 1 estudia las crisis bancarias que ocurren debido a problemas de asimetría de información entre los tomadores de ...
  • Caprettini, Bruno (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2015-07-24)
    The thesis is a collection of three self-contained essays. In the first chapter, I study the/neffects of the adoption of new agricultural technologies on structural transformation. I/nexploit the introduction of genetically ...
  • Stoerk, Thomas, (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2017-04-24)
    This thesis consists of three chapters that investigate environmental policy questions from an empirical point of view. Chapter 1 examines the trustworthiness of official air pollution data sources for Beijing when compared ...
  • Perdomo Strauch, Alvaro Andrés (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2017-02-01)
    This dissertation uses an experimental approach to analyze the behavior of people in controlled environments based in different theoretical issues of relatively recent discussion in macroeconomic theory. The first chapter ...
  • Gissler, Stefan (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2014-09-22)
    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 ...
  • Sajons, Jörg Christoph (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2012-02-20)
    This thesis revolves around two themes. The first is whether granting citizenship to immigrant children at birth affects their parents’ return migration decisions and integration into the host-country society. Evaluating ...
  • Sangiorgi, Francesco (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2007-07-13)
    Esta tesis estudia las características de la formación y del equilibrio de los precios de los activos financieros cuando los agentes que participan en los mercados están informados de forma asimétrica. En el primer capítulo ...
  • Pina, Gonçalo (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013-01-21)
    This thesis investigates two economic policy dimensions in contemporaryworld economy. The first chapter focuses on the recent accumulation of internationalreserves by central banks in developing economies. I present asimple ...
  • Herz, Benedikt (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2015-02-23)
    This thesis consists of three essays. In the first essay, I empirically evaluate the/nimportance of wait unemployment. Instead of taking the next best job, a displaced/nworker has an incentive to stay unemployed and wait ...
  • Brückner, Markus (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2010-11-15)
    This thesis consists of three chapters. The first chapter examines empirically the relationshipbetween foreign aid and economic growth in the Least Developed Countries. Instrumentalvariables techniques are used to estimate ...
  • Hoffmann, Peter (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2011-07-13)
    This thesis covers three topics in Market Microstructure. Chapter 1 demonstrates that market access frictions may play a significant role in the competition between trading platforms. Analyzing a recent dataset of the ...
  • Martínez Carrasco, Miguel Ángel (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2015-06-22)
    New managerial practices are not use on isolation. Managers use different organizational/ntools to maximize their firm’s profits and they interact with the pre-established/npractices of the company. This dissertation ...
  • Pérez Forero, Fernando José (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013-06-18)
    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 ...
  • Schwandt, Hannes (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2012-06-19)
    The three chapters of this thesis investigate different aspects of the economics of health and wellbeing. The first chapter tests the rationality of life satisfaction forecasts. Contrary to the rational expectations ...
  • Ursino, Giovanni (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2009-10-28)
    Esta tesis se compone de dos partes separadas y sin relación entre ellas. El primer capítulo, coautorado con el Profesor Greg Barron, es un experimento en toma de decisiones individuales. Este capítulo se construye a partir ...