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Thesis defence: Essays in the Econometrics of Asset Pricing and Public Health


Department of Economics

In this thesis, I employ techniques from time series econometrics to study the detection of asset price bubbles and the measurement of vaccine uptake.In Chapter 1, I analyse some commonly used bubble ...


Co-Supervisor:
Prof. Juan Jose Dolado (Universidad Carlos III Madrid)

Defendant:
Matthias Schmidtblaicher (EUI - Economics)

Examiner:
Prof. Patrik Guggenberger (The Pennsylvania State University)
Marcin Zamojski (University of Gothenburg')

Supervisor:
Prof. Peter Hansen (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Contact:
Rossella Corridori (Eco) - Send a mail

Location:
Online - Zoom
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Thesis defence: JIHADI POLITICS Fitna within the Sunni Jihadi Movement 2014 - 2019


Department of Political and Social Sciences

This dissertation is a study of conflict within the Sunni Jihadi movement (SJM) that attempts to answer the question of why Jihadi groups and individuals engage in internal contestation and infighting...


Co-Supervisor:
Stéphane Lacroix (Sciences Po)

Examiner:
Virginie Collombier (Middle East Directions Programme, EUI)
Prof. Thomas Hegghammer

Supervisor:
Prof. Olivier Roy (EUI-RSCAS)

Discussant:
Tore Refslund Hamming (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences)

Location:
zoom event -
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Thesis defence: Secession Crises and Party System Change in Advanced Democracies


Department of Political and Social Sciences

The aim of this dissertation is to investigate when, why and how regional political leaders initiate secession crises in advanced democracies and under what conditions the unfolding of these crises tr...


Defendant:
Ion Pagoaga Ibiricu (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences)

Examiner:
José Ramón Montero (Autonomous University of Madrid)
Prof. Michael Keating (University of Aberdeen)
Prof. Hanspeter Kriesi (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences)

Supervisor:
Prof. Stefano Bartolini (EUI)

Location:
Outside EUI premises -
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Thesis defence: Cracking Meritocracy from the Starting Gate: Social Inequality in Skill Formation and School Choice


Department of Political and Social Sciences

In post-industrial societies, a college education is the main channel for upper classes to prevent their children falling down the social ladder, while, for working classes, it is the best bet for upw...


Contact:
Jennifer Rose Dari (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences) - Send a mail

Defendant:
Carlos Gil Hernandez (European University Institute)

Examiner:
Prof. Fabrizio Bernardi
Prof. Juho Härkönen
Dr Jonas Radl (WZB Berlin Social Science Center / Carlos III University)
Prof. Leire Salazar (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia)

Supervisor:
Prof. Fabrizio Bernardi

Location:
Outside EUI premises - on Zoom
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Thesis defence: Minimisation of the Expected Cost of Error in EU State Aid Enforcement


Department of Law

This thesis examines substantive and procedural EU State Aid Law from the angle of accuracy in assessment of State measures by the Commission under the notification procedure and, to a lesser extent, ...


Supervisor:
Prof. Giorgio Monti (Tilburg University)

Examiner:
Prof. Deirdre Curtin (EUI - Law Department)
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kerber
Judge Nina Poltorak

Contact:
Valeria Raso - Send a mail

Defendant:
Anna Nowak-Salles

Location:
Outside EUI premises -
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Thesis defence: Legislating Parliaments in Authoritarian Regimes. Eurasian Legislatures and Presidents Compared


Department of Political and Social Sciences

This dissertation investigates to what extent parliaments have a legislative function in authoritarian regimes. Arguably bolstering the legitimacy of authoritarian systems, power sharing institutions ...


Contact:
Adele Ines Battistini (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences) - Send a mail

Defendant:
Leendert Jan Gerrit Krol (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences)

Supervisor:
Prof. Stefano Bartolini (EUI)

Examiner:
Prof. Anton Hemerijck (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences)
Prof Vladimir Gel'man (University of Helsinki)
Prof Petr Kopecký (Leiden University)

Location:
via Zoom - Please refer to Adele Battistini if you are interested in joining the Zoom session.
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Thesis defence: The core of constitutionalism: understanding constitutional unamendability


Department of Law

We have been warned, by no one less than Plato: unless political power and philosophy are conjoined, the polis nor humanity itself will be free from trouble. This dissertation seeks to provide an argu...


Contact:
Valeria Raso - Send a mail

Defendant:
Bartosz Krzysztof Marciniak (EUI - Department of Law)

Examiner:
Prof. Giovanni Sartor (EUI - Law Department)
Professor Giorgio Bongiovanni (University of Bologna, Law School)
Bernardus Smulders

Supervisor:
Prof. Gábor Halmai (EUI - Law Department)

Location:
Sala degli Stemmi - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Thesis defence: Belief Formation and Prosocial Behavior


Department of Economics

This dissertation consists of three self-contained essays on belief formation and on the role of beliefs for prosocial behavior.The first chapter is co-authored with Peter Schwardmann and Joel van der...


Co-Supervisor:
Prof. Michèle Belot (Cornell University)

Defendant:
Egon Tripodi (EUI - Economics)

Examiner:
Prof. Uri Gneezy (University of California San Diego)
Prof. Lorenz Götte (University of Bonn)

Supervisor:
Prof. David Levine (Washington University in St. Louis & EUI)

Location:
Outside EUI premises -
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Thesis defence: Essays on Trade, Fiscal Policy and Gender Equality


Department of Economics

Chapter 1 introduces a new data set containing daily trade policy statements issued by government agencies between 2007 and 2019. Entries are classified along several dimensions: the direction of the ...


Co-Supervisor:
Prof. Leonardo Melosi (EUI and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)

Contact:
Lucia Vigna (EUI - Department of Economics) - Send a mail

Defendant:
Alica Ida Bonk (EUI - Department of Economics)

Examiner:
Dr. Antonio Navas Ruiz (University of Sheffield)
Prof. Sarantis Kalyvitis (Athens University of Economic and Business)

Supervisor:
Prof. Evi Pappa (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

Location:
Online via ZOOM -
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Thesis defence: Essays in Macroeconomics: Fiscal Policy, Hiring Frictions, Uncertainty, and Risk Sharing


Department of Economics

The first chapter uncovers the role of firms' hiring decisions as a novel source of state dependence in the fiscal spending multiplier. A firm that hires faces a tradeoff between current and futur...


Co-Supervisor:
Prof. Leonardo Melosi (EUI and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)

Defendant:
Anna Rogantini Picco (EUI - Economics)

Examiner:
Prof. John Fernald (INSEAD and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Prof. Antonella Trigari (Bocconi - IGIER)

Supervisor:
Prof. Evi Pappa (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

Contact:
Lucia Vigna (EUI - Department of Economics) - Send a mail

Location:
Online via Zoom -
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Thesis defence: The Concept of the Multitude in Marsilius, Machiavelli and Hobbes


Department of Law

To receive the Zoom details, please REGISTER HERE by Thursday, 10 December at 16:00


Co-Supervisor:
Professor Joseph Weiler (NYU - Department of Law)

Contact:
Valeria Raso - Send a mail

Examiner:
Dr. Annabel Brett (University of Cambridge)
Rainer Maria Kiesow

Supervisor:
Prof. Nehal Bhuta (EUI - Department of Law)

Defendant:
Zeynep Simsek

Location:
Sala del Torrino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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Thesis defence: Drones Programs: A Techno-Legal Machinery Extending Warfare and Exacerbating State Power


Department of Law

To receive the Zoom details please REGISTER HERE by Thursday, 10 December by 16:00


Contact:
Valeria Raso - Send a mail

Defendant:
Rebecca Shiva Mignot-Mahdavi (EUI - Law)

Supervisor:
Prof. Nehal Bhuta (EUI - Department of Law)

Co-Supervisor:
Prof. Loïc Azoulai (SciencePo, École de Droit)

Examiner:
Sara Kendall
Prof. Claus Kress (University of Cologne)

Location:
Sala del Torrino - Villa Salviati- Castle
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