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Essays on Basket Options Hedging and Irreversible Investment Valuation
Basket options are one of well-known newly-generated exotic options. As its name implies, it is an option on a portfolio of several assets. As the underlying basket offers more diversification, basket options gain ...
Four Essays on Investment
A contribution to the determinants of total factor productivity growth
Essays on Monetary Policy Interactions with Fiscal Policy and Financial Markets
Essays on Organization and Incentives in R&D and on Compatibility in Two-Sided Markets
This dissertation covers two distinct topics. Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 investigate a model with a principal and two agents, where the hidden action of agents is a source of moral hazard problem. It is shown that competition ...
Economic Behavior in Real Effort Experiments
Laboratory experiments have gained more and more importance in economics in the last twenty years. Their superior control possibilities are not called in doubt. However, it is often complained that laboratory experiments ...
Three issues of policy implementation in Europe: An applied political economy perspective
This thesis aims to shed light on the political-economic factors explaining the policy outcomes of the following three European political issues:
The first one is the geographic allocation of the three largest ...
The Role of External Shocks in Emerging Market Crises
Essays in Behavioral Economics
This dissertation aims at continuing and expanding three lines of research prominent in behavioral economics today. The first chapter deals with the role of reciprocity in labor contracts and explores which factors ...
Four Contributions to Experimental Economics
In the following four chapters, distinct but related experimental research analyzing strategic and non-strategic economic behavior is presented.
Chapter 2, entitled "Cooperation in Symmetric and Asymmetric Prisoner's ......