Our research strengths are in dynamic macroeconomics, choice theory, bounded rationality, game theory, expectations and learning, competition and innovation and climate change. We support two research centres - the Centre for Dynamic Macroeconomic Analysis (CDMA) and the Centre for Research in Industry, Enterprise, Finance and the Firm (CRIEFF), and we are also actively involved in the Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE).

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Recent Submissions

  • Empirical essays on dynamic decision making 

    Xu, Zhibo (University of St Andrews, 2019) - Thesis
    This thesis is a collection of empirical and experimental studies on dynamic decision making. Chapter 1 studies the non-linear incentive of academics in economics departments of the U.K. high education institutions ...
  • Education, income and happiness : panel evidence for the UK 

    FitzRoy, Felix R.; Nolan, Michael A. (2018-11-14) - Journal article
    Using panel data from the BHPS and its Understanding Society extension, we study life satisfaction (LS) and income over nearly two decades, for samples split by education, and age, to our knowledge for the first time. The ...
  • Essays on cartel policy with endogenous cartel size 

    Kalb, Jonas (University of St Andrews, 2018-06-29) - Thesis
    This thesis examines the role of endogenous size processes in the stability and price setting decisions of cartels. Chapter One analyses how the stability of cartels de- pends on the level of horizontal product differentiation ...
  • Essays on categorical and universal welfare provision : design, optimal taxation and enforcement issues. 

    Slack, Sean Edward (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-24) - Thesis
    Part I comprises three chapters (2-4) that analyse the optimal combination of a universal benefit (B≥0) and categorical benefit (C≥0) for an economy where individuals differ in both their ability to work and, if able to ...
  • Management of the British national debt (1950-62) with special reference to monetary policy 

    Ahmed, A. A. M. (University of St Andrews, 1965) - Thesis
    This thesis is interested in the problem of debt management during the nineteen-fifties. National debt has now a days grown, especially after two world wars, to fantastic figures in many of the advanced countries. For this ...

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