Master's theses

Course 2017-2018

  • Francisco Ortín Cordoba. "Does the single QE policy deliver asymmetric real effects? New core-periphery evidence in the Eurozone"
  • Jingfei Chen. "Research on the influencing factors of intention and behavior to use mobile payments: In the case of Spanish consumers"
  • Katheleen Carmella Rodrigo. "Institutional support of entrepreneurship and evironmental sustainability: A cross country analysis"
  • Arda Hasipek. "Why academics become entrepreneurs? The motivations supporting the entrepreneurial behavior of university professors who created a spinn-off in Spain"
  • Julio Álvarez Anchundia. "Analysis of the Diesel Gate Scndal on the Spanish car market and the prices of second-hand cars"
  • Anastasia Papadopoulou. "How do corruption and taxation influence entrepreneurial growth aspirations?"
  • Georgina Molnár. "Income inequality attitudes across Eastern and Western Europe"
  • Yin Gao. "Study on the two-way relationship between entreprise M&A and innovation performance. Based on the empirical analysis of Chinese listed companies from 2012 to 2016"
  • Ronald Miranda Lescano. "How have social fiscal transfers been conducted over the business cycle? Empirical evidence for Uruguay"
  • Martín Bordón. "The direct rebound effect in Spanish households"
  • Diego Buitrago Mora. "The effects of urban land use regulation on prices. A case of study Bogotá"
  • Magdana Meshveliani. "SME export performace, innovation activities and the moderating effect of technological collaborations"
  • Elisa Failache. "Innovation and the labor share for a Latin-American middle-income country"
  • Maryam Nassiri. "An exploratory study on entrepreneurial intentions in a developing country: The case of Iranian students"
  • Marina Carrasco Pérez. "Is there a relation between demographic features and loyalty? Study on a carcompany"
  • Alessandra Aluigi. "Social entrepreneurship and digital technologies for a more inclusive higher education. A case study on Moocs"
  • Timothy Ayo Oluwajuwon. "Social media adoption: Study of the factors influencing the adoption of social media in SMEe in the era of digitization"
  • Óscar Talavera Sánchez. "Measuring the impact of superillas on air quality in Barcelona: A difference-in-difference approach"

Course 2016-2017

  • Noha Gamal Abdelhamid Ibrahim. "Effects of R&D spillovers on productivity. The case of China"
  • Karol Mayerly Rodriguez Cabrera. "Inequality and city size in developing countries: The Colombian case"
  • Javier González Tapia. "The pro-collusive and unilateral effect of a merger in a local spatial market"
  • Juan Andrés Piedra Peña. "Testing the impact of health reforms in Ecuadorian public hospitals: A Metafrontier Approach"
  • Francesco Nemore. "Tax morale and public spirit on immigration issues in Italy: An empirical investigation"
  • Sabrina Armenio. "Emission trading: A double experimental study with myopic and non-myopic regulation in homogeneous and heterogeneous industry"
  • Oriana Sofia Alvarez Vos. "The impact of regulations on female employment formality: The Colombian case"
  • Laura Vilaseca Corominas. "Preferences for redistribution and national identity"
  • Sergi Martinez Soler. "Inequality and political budget cycles in Spanish municipalities: Analyzing partisan budgetary strategies across different standards of inequality"
  • Josep Serrano. "The deleveraging process in Japan: A chain reaction analysis"
  • Manel Mansilla Valverde. "Explaining Countries TEA Efficiency: A Formal and Informal Institution approach through Free Disposal Hull Analysis"
  • Branko Albertus Miodrag Jovanovic. "Co-working spaces in Barcelona: A business plan"
  • Roman Kryvoruchko. "The role of education and experience in aspiring for firm growth. The moderator effect of innovative orientation"
  • Paul Karsties. "The relationship between export and technological cooperation activities on SMEs’ growth"
  • Artsiom Bahamzu. "Comparative and cost-efficiency analysis of the usage cars running on electricity, gasoline and diesel, based on the example of Belarusian company from the taxi industry"
  • Maryam Vaziri. "Brand clarity of the different types of brands (local, global, glocal): An empirical study in the emerging economy of Iran"
  • Jules Beaumont. "The sharing economy: An explorative research on the motivational and averse factors of the Airbnb user and intrapreneur"
  • Sonkurt Kemal Sen. "Parental risk attitudes and school choice: Evidence from Turkey"
  • Mario Intini. "Pay cycles and gasoline price: A quasi-experimental approach"
  • Issye Margaretha Kamal. "The relationship between innovations and efficiency. Deploting DEA Handicap Method to Indian manufacturing industry"
  • Xiao Guo. "The impact of RMB appreciation on China’s foreign trade"

Course 2015-2016

  • Abdulkader K. Kaakeh. "Innovation and productivity: testing for size and sector before and during Financial crisis"
  • Karen V. Barrañón. "Institutional conditions and entrepreneurial capacity: an international study"
  • Sena Pinarci. "Determining the effects of the customer satisfaction in service industry. The study of A Logistics Company in Turkey"
  • Alberto Roca. "Socioeconomic factors behind the mismatch between fish catches and scientist' recommendations: An analysis of cod catches in the North and Baltic Sea"
  • Mohammad Mahdavipour. "Effect of economic freedom on entrepreneurship (OECD countries)"
  • Trang T.T. Nguyen. "Tax administration resources and income inequality"
  • Julius Brendler. "What drives successful crowdfunding campaigns? The role of reward and network size"
  • Thai Binh Pham. "Multi-stage DEA with ratio variable: an application in banking with consideration of risks"
  • Paloma Heredia. "The impact of weather variables on pesticide use for the case of Spain. A VAR-X analysis"
  • Obryan Poyser. "Spatial interaction and agglomeration: The case of restaurants in the Great Metropolitan Area of Costa Rica"
  • Juan D. Reyes. "The effects of strategic orientations on firm performance, and the mediating role of innovation: a meta-analytic path analysis"
  • Reyna B. Rodarte. "Professionalization in Family Firms: A comparison between high-tech and low-tech organizations"
  • Miroslav Mintchev. "The Bulgarian Immigrants in Spain. Will the newcomer stay?"
  • Rubén Vilar. "Measuring the Importance of Agglomeration Economies across Iberian Cities"
  • Mahdi Shahsavari. "Determining the Relative Efficiency of European Smart Cities Using DEA"
  • Carlos Andrés Moreno Hurtado. "Regional Wage Differentials, Labour Informality and Human Capital in a Developing Country: The Ecuadorian Case"
  • Rostyslav Klopochuk. "Bank failure predictors study: case of Ukrainian separatist crisis"
  • Marc Aliana. "Analysis of the relationship between individual's efficiency and organization's success: A football case"
  • Angeliki Papanikita. "Intellectual Property Rights protection and innovation: Academic literature and Public policy"
  • Tobias Stenzel. "Product innovation ans SMEs growth: The moderating role of technological cooperation with competitors"
  • Maryna Chepurna. "Constraining factors in the on-line co-creation in new product development: the companies' point of view"
  • Odai Masoud. "Distance as a proxy of bilareral trade cost"
  • Omar Arias. "A Trade-off between R&D Investment and Consumer Surplus in a Cournot Duopoly with Unilateral Cross-Ownership"
  • Olga Murga. "Risk Sharing, Mobile Money and Financial Inclusion"
  • Martina Siskova. "Exploring the impact of Aid for Trade on Export Divesification in Developing Countries"
  • Djordje Mitic. "Expanding the tool-box: An Economic Introduction to the Incremental Housing Policy"
  • Lisa Chiara Farioli. "The emergence of top multilatinas: A cross-country analysis based upon home country characteristics"
  • Daniel Guerrero. "The lack of alternative income sources: the case of overfishing in the Fluvial Star of Inirida, Colombian Amazon"

Course 2014-2015

  • Laura Montolio. "Labour force participation of women: the 2003 reform in Spain"
  • Daniel Szymoniak. "The impact of inequality on economic growth and investment"
  • Alexander Lukasssen. "The economic impact of stadiums and teams: evidence from the 3rd and 4th division soccer in Germany"
  • Ahmet R. Ozkadilar. "An Analysis of the Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Financial Performance in European Family Businesses"
  • Jannik Böger. "Cultural Dimensions and Entrepreneurial Activity: A Cross Country Study"
  • Sara Payoon. "Entrepreneurship Development and FDI in Developing Countries"
  • Kseniia Komochkova. "The Impact of Innovative (Technological) Behavior of Chinese SMEs on the Degree of Internationalization Through Exports in an Institutional Transition Context"
  • Reza Gheshmi. "Strategic Configuration of Volume Flexibility-Efficiency and its Effects on Financial performance in Small and Medium Sized Companies (SMEs)"
  • Ignacio Esnaola. "Analysis of the Chilean capital income taxation system: retrospective vision of the system and analysis of the new regulatory framework"
  • Angeliki Papanikita. "Intellectual Property Rights protection and the penetration of generic-like medicines in developing countries. A systematic literature review"
  • Bita Shabgard. "The effect of labour income share on household savings"
  • Alba Jurado. "The simultaneous impact of financial performance and wage cut on auditors’ burnout: a structural equation modelling approach"
  • Soran Mohtadi. "A research on the relationship between natural resources, human capital and economic growth: the role of political institutions"
  • Kathrin Buhman. "The demand of electric vehicles: Factors behind the purchase of green cars and the different type of buyers"
  • Zue Zhang. "How does venture capital influence start-up performance? Evidence from Internet industry in China"

Course 2013-2014

  • Tara Tavassoli. "Institutional environment, strategic orientation and business performance in Iran transition economy"
  • Paola Azar. "The Efficiency dimension of public education spending: evidence for Latin America countries from a historical perspective (1970-2010)"
  • Joseph Fossett. "Inflation hedging properties of Southern European Real State - A comparison with bonds and equities"
  • Miguel Ferrer. "Supporters proximity and home advantage: Evidences from R.C.D. Espanyol de Barcelona"
  • Gözde Erodğan. "Consumer Attitude and Behavior towards Local and Global Brands in Emerging Markets: The Case of Turkey"
  • Yue Zhao. "Research on Relationship between Income and subjective well-being: Evidence from CGSS 2010 in China"
  • Laura Fernández. "Evolution of the carbon intensity of the EU-27 Manufacturing Industry and its driving factors: An index decomposition analysis for the period 1995-2009"
  • Waleed Shleha. "The determinants of entrepreneurial growth aspirations: the role of export orientation and enterpreneur’s higher education"
  • Adriana Cuenca. "Entrepreneurial intention in university students: Factors that determine the entrepreneurial intention"
  • Junhee Lee."The shadow cost of education : how does private tutoring affect students' subjective well-being?"
  • Jorge Redondo. "Measuring Innovation Efficiency in Europe. A Färe-Primont TFP Index Approach"
  • Gezim Turkeshi. "Market segmentation in Andorra tourism: a comparison of seasonality"
  • Nikolaos Litsardopoulos. "A Business Plan for STROKE Therapy Project: MAGNET"
  • Victor Querol. "Social progress orientation and entrepreneurial activity: an international analysis"
  • Sebastián Aparicio. "Institutional factors, opportunity entrepreneurship and economic growth: panel data evidence"
  • Lidia Andrés. "Energy intensity in road freight transport of heavy goods vehicles in Spain"

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