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  • Essays in Dishonesty 

    Grimshaw, Shaun Brian (University of ExeterBusiness School, 2017-09-21)
    This thesis describes three different experiments investigating dishonesty. Chapter one investigates the use of default values and prompts in a tax filing system. Pre-populated fields simplify the process of filing taxes, ...
  • Essays in Economic Theory 

    Yi, Hyun Chang (University of ExeterEconomics, 2014-03-31)
    This dissertation consists of three research papers on cheap talk game and satisficing behaviour. The first chapter examines the potential for communication via cheap talk between an expert and a decision maker whose type ...
  • 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 in Financial Time Series 

    Lee, Seonhwi (University of ExeterDepartment of Economics, 2015-08-06)
    This thesis consists of three essays on topics in financial time series with particular emphases on specification testing, structural breaks and long memory. The first essay develops an asymptotically valid specification ...
  • 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 Diversification 

    Zhu, Xinlin (University of ExeterFinance department of Business Schoool, 2016-09-23)
    This thesis consists of three empirical essays on corporate diversification. The first empirical study (Chapter 2) examines the relationship between coinsurance across divisional investment opportunities and the value of ...
  • Essays on Corporate Finance 

    Liu, Jian (University of ExeterFinance, 2018-01-18)
    This thesis examines the impact of sources of financing on the performance of M&As and the value of firm diversification. Chapter Three examines how sources of financing between corporate cash holdings and bank lines of ...
  • 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 Earnings Strings in Capital Markets 

    Rueangsuwan, Sarayut (University of ExeterAccounting, 2016-10-25)
    This study is motivated by the observed valuation premiums given to firms that meet or beat earnings thresholds. The extensive literature on meeting or beating earnings benchmarks documents that firms tend to report profits, ...
  • Essays on Economic Growth, Public Expenditure and Telecommunication Infrastructure 

    Jarupasin, Kritchasorn (University of ExeterEconomics, 2016-11-23)
    This thesis consists of four studies, presented in three main essays, empirically linking economic growth to public expenditure and telecommunication infrastructure using four different sample groups of countries with data ...
  • 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 Pension De-risking Strategies 

    Li, Zezeng (University of ExeterAccounting, 2017-06-07)
    This thesis includes three empirical chapters exploring how a sample of UK firms with different financial and non-financial characteristics adopt pension derisking strategies. These chapters address firms’ hedging needs, ...
  • 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 risk, stock return volatility and R&D intensity 

    Andronoudis, Dimos (University of ExeterUniversity of Exeter Business School, Department of Finance, 2015-12-01)
    This thesis consists of three empirical essays studying the capital market implications of the accounting for R&D costs. The first empirical study (Chapter 2) re-visits the debate over the positive R&D-returns relation. ...
  • Essays on Stock Liquidity 

    Haykir, Ozkan (University of ExeterBusiness School, 2017-07-11)
    This thesis consists of three main empirical chapters on the effect of stock liquidity on exchange markets. The first (Chapter 2) investigates the pricing ability of an illiquidity measure, namely the Amihud measure ...