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New approaches to understanding income differences and current account imbalances

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This thesis employs two new approaches to explain some of the important debates in two key economic fields: labour market economics and macroeconomic studies related to current account imbalances.

Chapter 1, Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 begin a new strand of research by introducing the normal inverse Gaussian (NIG) distribution to describe unobserved heterogeneity in the labour market. The NIG distribution can be represented as a normal variance-mean mixture with the inverse Gaussian (I...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
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Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
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Supervisor
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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2014-02-03

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