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Essays in Econometrics and Macroeconomics
From a global perspective, this dissertation illustrates the consequences of choosing a particular balance between completeness and manageability in terms of model building, both in the field of macroeconomics and econometrics. ...
Essays in Behavioural Economics
The goal of behavioural economics is to improve classic microeconomic theory by introducing motives and concepts from related fields like psychology and sociology. The driving paradigm of most neo-classical economic research ...
Essays in Applied Microeconomics
Two topics are covered in this dissertation. One topic is about individual's contribution decisions in social dilemmas situations (situations, when everyone is better off keeping their endowments for themselves but everybody ...
Essays in Macro-finance
This thesis seeks to advance our knowledge of what lies behind the risk and volatility in financial and macroeconomic outcomes, and how the two are related. The first contribution of the thesis lies in constructing new ...