Business & Economics

University of Toronto
Business & Economics
Chelsea Bin Han

This essay addresses both structural and operational factors that induced the failure of the Bretton Woods system which operated according to the International Monetary Fund’s Articles of Agreement in force from 1946 to 1971. The analysis of the...

University of Minnesota
Business & Economics
Jon Schroeder

Due to the recent upward trend in environmental sustainability initiatives, many corporations have capitalized on the benefits of appealing to the eco-conscious consumer market by offering them innovative products and services. Patent...

University of Glasgow
Business & Economics
Jamie Pilc

An essay accounting for the rise of the Polish anti-regime workers organisation Solidarity. Economic and social developments in Poland, Czechoslovakia and Hungary are compared with regard to their degree of influence on the standard of living...

University College Cork
Business & Economics
Jesse Harrington

This essay evaluates the economic concepts of public finance, public choice, and behavioural economics as represented in the classic HBO political satire 'The Pentagon Wars' (1998). It represents a contribution to the study of economic and...

Trinity College Dublin
Business & Economics
Andrew Salter

As a result of the Great Recession of 2008, most developed world economies entered a situation known as a Liquidity Trap. The purpose of this paper was to establish the implications of this for monetary policy and hence evaluate the sufficiency...

Trinity College Dublin
Business & Economics
Tony O'Connor

This paper examines whether the risk of creative destruction is priced in asset markets. Creative destruction is the process whereby new firms, wielding better technology, displace incumbents. As proxies for creative destruction, variables such...

Trinity College Dublin
Business & Economics
Cliodhna O' Connell

Talent remains the linchpin for organisational sustainability and success, rendering it imperative that effective selection systems are in place to distinguish top performers from the rest. The Selection Interview has triumphed as the...

Trinity College Dublin
Business & Economics
Michael Gregg

This essay seeks to evaluate whether or not the Great Recession of 2008-9 can be attributed to a reliance upon elaborate quantitative modelling. In 2004, current chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, professed that "[t]he increased depth...

Queen's University Belfast
Business & Economics
Niall Moen

I use a dataset of 600 companies across 16 countries, both developed and developing, to identify the most significant factors in the determination of ownership concentration in companies. The results show that Government enforcement, in the form...

New York University
Business & Economics
Lauren Hennein

This paper seeks to create a realistic action plan for Ricardo Caballero’s Tradable Insurance Credit (TIC) policy, which focuses on government intervention to stabilize the economy during financial crises. In this study, a minimum holding...