Economics

University of Exeter
Economics
Shamus Lee

This paper analyses wage differentials by degree classification among graduates in the United Kingdom using the 1970 British Cohort Study. It deploys a ‘Mincerian’-inspired earning function to estimate the wage premiums

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University of Leeds
Economics
Mathew Warboys

Amartya Sen purports that the Great Bengal Famine of 1943 occurred from a collapse in exchange and trade entitlements, in the absence of a fall in food availability. The latter, however, is able to be challenged using data from two rice research...

Brown University
Economics
Xiaoshu Zheng

Premature Birth Is The Leading Cause Of Death Amongst Infants Worldwide And A Significant Economic Burden On Society. Despite Having Advanced Medical Care, The United States Has One Of The Highest Numbers Of Preterm Birth In The World And...

Western University
Economics
Cynthia Wang

This Thesis Evaluates The Effects Of A Monetary Policy Shock In The Eurozone. The Investigation Stems From The Recent Implementation Of Negative Interest Rates In Select European Countries And Japan. Impulse Response Functions Are Used To Compare...

The Open University
Economics
Michael Stanley

This Project Examines Whether Different Occupations Have Different Rates Of Return To Human Capital. Economic Theory Pioneered By Mincer And Becker Suggests That Investment In Human Capital Through Education And Experience Leads To Higher Wages...

University College London
Economics
Karl Overdick

This Paper Seeks To Shed Light On The Correlation Between A Range Of Beliefs Regarding Certain Child Qualities And Educational Attainment In A Number Of Countries. This Correlation Is Important Because Knowing More About It Can Lead To...

Duke University
Economics
Elizabeth Lim

Unlike The United States, Which Practices School Zoning For Entry Into Elementary Schools, Admission Into Primary Schools In Singapore Is Enforced Through Priority Phases And A Balloting System. While Schools Can Be Classified According To Their...

Duke University
Economics
Elizabeth Lim

Financial Crises May Often Provide A Suitable Quasi-Experimental Backdrop With Which To Examine How Households Respond To Changes In Income And Prices, Due To The Large Variations Generated In The Real Economy, Financial Market, And Exchange...

Aalto University
Economics
Mirva Laatunen

Because Of The High Skewness Of Medical Expenditures, Risk Selection Is A Common Problem In The Health Care Markets Causing Significant Wealth Fare Losses. In Finland, The Issue Of Risk Selection Has Emerged In Public Discussion Along With The...

The University of Queensland
Economics
Thu Hoang

The Research Empirically Investigates The Pigou-Knight-Downs Paradox That States Increasing Road Capacity Does Not Reduce Travel Time, Which Questions The Common Remedy Of Expanding Networks To Reduce Congestion. Albeit Theoretically Fundamental...