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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  • Essays in Islamic finance and banking 

    Al Balooshi, Sara (University of St Andrews, 2020-07-31) - Thesis
    This thesis comprises three essays on Islamic investment securities (sukuk) and Islamic banking products. Data show that firms in dual financial system economies utilize traditional and Islamic instruments simultaneously ...
  • Three essays in labour economics 

    Mansoor, Nayha (University of St Andrews, 2020-06-26) - Thesis
    This thesis extends the existing literature on the response of labour markets to different types of economic shocks. First, we examine the effects of sector-specific fluctuations in job separation and job finding rates on ...
  • A network analysis of consumer choices of telecommunications providers in the UK and China 

    Qi, Bei (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-28) - Thesis
    This thesis empirically compares the network effect in the mobile telecommunications between the United Kingdom and the People’s Republic of China. Institutional and regulatory differences between these countries enable ...
  • On the factors of innovation and economic growth 

    Chernyshev, Nikolay (University of St Andrews, 2018-12-06) - Thesis
    One could hardly overstate the importance of economic growth and innovation as the engine of continuous improvement in the quality of life and wellbeing. This dissertation seeks to improve our understanding of factors ...
  • Essays on proactive detection of collusion, ex post analysis of competition policy actions, and estimating overcharge 

    Corus, Sinan (University of St Andrews, 2018-12-06) - Thesis
    This work is an empirical analysis of collusion by using a private consumer level data set in a setting where no a priori knowledge of collusion exists. This study benefits from spatial variation in the data. For ...

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