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  • Essays in Financial Economics 

    Bova, Giuseppe (University of ExeterEconomics, 2013-06-13)
    We present in this thesis three distinct models in Financial Economics. In the first chapter we present a pure exchange economy model with collateral constraints in the spirit of Kiyotaki and Moore (1997). As a first ...
  • Essays on Communication and Behaviour Under Risk and Ambiguity 

    Marimo, Pricilla (University of ExeterEconomics, 2013-10-04)
    This dissertation consists of three chapters focusing on behaviour under risk and ambiguity. The first chapter analysed the best method to communicate risk information to weather forecast users whilst the last two analysed ...
  • Essays on Corporate Risk Management 

    Isin, Adnan Anil (University of ExeterBusiness School, 2013-10-14)
    This thesis examines operational and financial implications of jet fuel risk management. The first element of the thesis use global sample of 54 airline companies from 2000 to 2012, resulting in 411 firm-year observations. ...
  • Essays on Fiscal Policy and Political Economy 

    Achury-Forero, Carolina (University of ExeterEconomics, 2013-06-12)
    This thesis consists of three essays concerned with endogenous fiscal policy and its interaction with political economy constraints. The first essay presented in Chapter 2 examines the cyclical behavior of endogenous ...
  • Essays on Insider Trading and Financial Reporting Discretion 

    Tsoligkas, Fanis (University of ExeterUniversity of Exeter Business School - Xfi Centre for Finance and Investment, 2014-10-17)
    This thesis presents three empirical studies investigating the capital market effects of the interplay between financial reporting discretion and insider trading. The empirical studies contribute to the emerging accounting ...
  • Essays on Interaction Between Monetary and Fiscal Policy 

    Bai, Yuting (University of ExeterEconomics, 2013-10-03)
    This thesis consists of three essays on the discretionary interactions of fiscal and monetary policy authorities when they stabilise a single economy against shocks in the dynamic setting. In the first essay, I investigate ...
  • Essays on Liquidity Risk and Banking Fragility, Dynamic Depositor Discipline and Information Disclosure: An Empirical Analysis on the East Asian Banks 

    Sahul Hamid, Fazelina (University of ExeterBusiness School, 2012-04-27)
    This thesis contains three empirical essays in banking. The empirical analyses focus on the role of information in banking. This will be done by analyzing the effectiveness of three types of signals that are sent by banks. ...
  • Essays on long memory time series and fractional cointegration 

    Algarhi, Amr Saber Ibrahim (University of ExeterThe Business School, 2013-04-30)
    The dissertation considers an indirect approach for the estimation of the cointegrating parameters, in the sense that the estimators are jointly constructed along with estimating other nuisance parameters. This approach ...
  • Essays on Monetary Policy 

    Himmels, Christoph (University of ExeterEconomics, 2012-08-06)
    This thesis consists of three essays on optimal monetary policy. In the first essay I study time-consistent monetary policy in an small open economy model with incomplete financial markets. I demonstrate the existence of ...
  • Essays on redistributive policies and household finance with heterogeneous agents 

    Hubar, Sylwia Patrycja (University of ExeterDepartment of Economics, 2013-01-08)
    The overall objective of the thesis is to investigate needs and incentives of all income/wealth groups in order to explore ways and means to remedy the excessive economic inequality. A closer examination of individual ...
  • Essays on Taxation, Economic Growth and Fluctuations 

    Jungyeoun, Lee (University of ExeterEconomics, 2013-09-27)
    The first chapter studies the stabilizing role of fiscal policy. We particularly emphasize the role played by the assumption on the use of public expenditure. We find that if wasteful government expenditure is assumed in ...
  • Essays On The Value Premium 

    Dewidar, Omar Aly (University of ExeterFinance, 2013-11-29)
    Value premium, which is the return difference between value and growth stocks, is one of the most important asset pricing anomalies. Value stocks tend to have more returns than growth stocks. And though, researchers agree ...
  • Essays on Trading Strategies and Long Memory 

    Rambaccussing, Dooruj (University of ExeterEconomics, 2012-02-09)
    Present value based asset pricing models are explored empirically in this thesis. Three contributions are made. First, it is shown that a market timing strategy may be implemented in an excessively volatile market such as ...
  • Establishing the mangrove killifish, Kryptolebias marmoratus, as a model species for developmental biology 

    Mourabit, Sulayman (University of ExeterBiosciences, College of Life & Environmental Sciences, 2012-11-22)
    The mangrove killifish, Kryptolebias marmoratus, has the potential of becoming a strong model organism for a range of biological disciplines thanks to its ability to self-fertilise, a process only known to occur in ...
  • Ethics, Journeys and Wine: Investigating the Discourses of Fairtrade and Black Economic Empowerment through Wine Networks from South Africa to the UK 

    Herman, Agatha (University of ExeterGeography, 2010-01-11)
    This thesis investigates how discourses of fairness and empowerment are variously constructed and carried within networks of South African Fairtrade wine production. Fairness and empowerment have emerged as central discourses ...
  • Euro-Mediterranean Securitization and EU Foreign and Defence Policy: Challenges for Mediterranean Regional Security 

    Vieira, Telmo J. (University of ExeterInstitute of Arab and Islamic Studies, 2009-03-12)
    The emergence of the European Union (EU) as an international actor is an important development for Europeans, but also for the international community. The EU constitutes a new actor in international affairs. It goes beyond ...
  • European Futures. The Politics and Practice of Research Policies in the European Union. 

    Liverani, Marco (University of ExeterSociology and Philosophy, 2011-04-26)
    Over the past decades, research policies have gained an increasing importance in the overall strategy of the European Union. Early programmes date back to the late 1970s, but in recent years the promotion and funding of ...
  • European Postmodernity in Asian Films 

    Chiu, Cha (University of ExeterModern Languages, 2010-08-04)
    The works of Tsai Ming-Liang and Kim Ki-Duk, two directors in contemporary Asian cinema, qualify as postmodern films transgressing the hegemonic dominance of classic text, aesthetic and structure manifested in the blockbuster ...
  • European Union's Foreign Policy toward the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas): Inconsistencies and Paradoxes 

    Bader, Adeeb M. A. (University of ExeterPolitics, 2013-10-29)
    Investigation of the European Union’s foreign policy towards Hamas acquires its significance as a topic from the undemocratic way in which the (supposedly) democratic EU pursues its strategy since, according to its own ...
  • Evaluating an Ecosystem Management Approach for Improving Water Quality on the Holnicote Estate, Exmoor 

    Glendell, Miriam (University of ExeterGeography, 2013-07-25)
    The European Water Framework Directive 2000 established a new emphasis for the management of freshwaters by setting ecologically-based water quality targets that are to be achieved through holistic, catchment-scale, ecosystem ...