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  • Garda, Paula (Date of defense: 27-06-2013)
    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 ...
  • Amador Ambriz, César (Date of defense: 14-07-2016)
    This thesis can be seen as a collection of three papers analyzing several facets of the Mexican stock market, each of them with their own objectives, hypothesis and methodology. The objective of the first chapter is to ...
  • Marí del Cristo, María Lorena (Date of defense: 25-04-2014)
    This thesis comprises three empirical studies about the consequences of full dollarization for three major economic factors: (1) the exchange rate pass-through, (2) fiscal sustainability, and (3) bond market behavior. The ...
  • Mestre Ferrándiz, Jorge
    El objetivo de esta tesis ha sido la de proporcionar un análisis económico sobre varios temas que rodean l industria farmacéutica. Mientras llevaba a cabo mi investigación, observe que la mayor parte de la investigación ...
  • Costas-Pérez, Elena (Date of defense: 17-10-2014)
    This dissertation analyses the effects of information on corruption cases on citizens’ electoral behaviour and the media coverage of those scandals. Corruption, defined as the abuse of public office for private gain, has ...
  • Leites Lamela, Martin (Date of defense: 25-09-2015)
    Estos ensayos realizan una contribución teórica y empírica para la mejor comprensión del papel del estatus social en la movilidad intergeneracional de ingresos. Teorías sociológicas enfatizan el papel del estatus social ...
  • Moschitz, Julius
    Esta tesis estudia los efectos y la eficacia de la política monetaria. A grandes rasgos, el banco central cambia los tipos de interés a corto plazo y, a través de la estructura temporal, también se ven afectados los tipos ...
  • Platikanova, Petya
    The purpose of this thesis is to analyze how capital markets interpret accounting disclosure. In three empirical studies, I evaluate the role that accounting disclosure plays in evaluating financial prospects and facilitating ...
  • Santos, Miguel Ángel (Date of defense: 05-09-2016)
    Fifteen years into the twentieth century, Venezuela displays the same income per capita than in 1955. Sixty years of stagnation, where the country managed to elude its portentous luck in the natural resource lottery. This ...
  • Domínguez Manzano, Begoña
    Esta tesis tiene cuatro capítulos que exploran el papel de la deuda pública en el problema de la inconsistencia temporal de la política fiscal óptimal. El Capítulo 1 resume la literatura existente en el área de inconsistencia ...
  • Castany Teixidor, Laia
    A) OBJECTIVES AND HYPOTHESES:The main purpose of this PhD thesis is analysing the behaviour of different factors that contribute to increase total factor productivity (TFP) in the context of Spanish manufacturing firms: ...
  • Fadinger, Harald
    El objetivo de la primera parte es de investigar diferencias de productividad entre países de una perspectiva de economía abierta utilizando un modelo de equilibrio mundial con comercio internacional. Este enfoque me permite ...
  • Buono, Inés
    This thesis deals with the integration of firms into export markets when trade barriers decrease. It consists in three chapters.The first chapter focuses on how cross-industry differences in factor intensities and ...
  • Fleiss Weinberger, Pablo Enrique
    Aunque las diferencias entre países en la productividad total de los factores (TFP) sectorial está en el corazón de la teoría Ricardiana de comercio y en el de muchos modelos de crecimiento y desarrollo, muy poco se sabe ...
  • Sun, Keke (Date of defense: 06-11-2015)
    Esta tesis contribuye a la literatura sobre plataformas bilaterales y compensaciones a gestores de capital de riesgo. Las plataformas bilaterales reúnen dos grupos de usuarios interdependientes entre sí, y permiten cierta ...
  • Schlaepfer, Alain (Date of defense: 10-06-2016)
    In the first chapter, I examine both theoretically and empirically how income uncertainty affects the effectiveness of monetary policy. I consider income risk from potential unemployment, and find that monetary policy has ...
  • García Estévez, Javier (Date of defense: 11-01-2013)
    This dissertation seeks to contribute to a better understanding of the roles that universities currently play in economic development. This topic is particularly relevant in the current situation, in the aftermath of the ...
  • Sánchez Vidal, María (Date of defense: 11-04-2016)
    Cities present high levels of worker and business productivity thanks to their agglomeration economies, which are usually capitalised in higher wages. Cities are, moreover, the perfect environment for consumption, thanks ...
  • Hidalgo Pérez, Manuel Alejandro
    La acumulación de Capital Humano es fundamental para explicar recientes procesos de crecimiento económico experimentados en numerosos países, los cambios en la distribución de la renta salarial, en la localización de la ...
  • Ariza Bulla, John Fredy (Date of defense: 29-07-2014)
    El principal objetivo de la tesis es aportar evidencia empírica sobre los determinantes de los recientes cambios en la desigualdad de ingresos y salarios en América Latina. En el primer capítulo se documenta la evolución ...