• The Argentine Recovery: some features and challenges 

    Mercado, P. Ruben (2008-12-04)
    Argentina experienced moderate growth rates during the import substitution industrialization strategy, an “inward looking” development strategy roughly lasting from the 1930s to the 1980s and characterized by the promotion ...
  • Essays on monetary economics and central banking 

    Ikizler, Devrim (2011-10-20)
    In the first chapter, I analyze the US banking industry in order to explain two facts. First, larger banks have lower but less volatile returns on loans compared to smaller banks over the years. Second, larger borrowers ...
  • Inflation : connecting theory to observation 

    Meyers, Joel Ray, 1983- (2012-10-23)
    The inflationary paradigm has become widely accepted as an accurate framework in which to describe the physics of the early universe, due both to the conceptual advantages of the idea and the agreement of its predictions ...
  • Single field inflation : observables and constraints 

    Kundu, Sandipan (2014-07-29)
    One of the exciting aspects of cosmology is to understand the period of `cosmic inflation' that powered the epoch of the Big Bang. Inflation has been very successful in explaining several puzzles of the standard big bang ...
  • Understanding the signatures of single-field inflation in cosmological probes 

    Ganc, Jonathan Gabriel (2014-01-31)
    I will investigate the primordial squeezed limit bispectrum as produced by inflation in single-field models. Previous results have argued that generically, single-field inflation produces a negligible bispectrum. However, ...