Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.advisorMirko, Moro-
dc.contributor.advisorGrydaki, Maria-
dc.contributor.advisorAsimakopoulos, Stylianos-
dc.contributor.authorKenjegalieva, Aliya-
dc.description.abstractThis thesis presents three chapters that empirically investigate role of banks on wage and wealth gaps between heterogeneous households using DSGE models. The first chapter analyses the role of an endogenous human capital accumulation channel and solvent banks (demand side of the credit market only) on wage gap. We find that the TFP shock reduces wage and income gaps, whereas preferences or financial shocks increase wage and welfare gaps. The welfare gap will be reduced under a human capital shock, whereas wage gap will only be reduced in the short-run. Our findings also suggest that the presence of lending facilities mitigates the propagation mechanism of the shocks to wage and welfare gaps, whereas the human capital accumulation channel mainly improves the welfare of borrowers and significantly affects wage and wealth gaps. Robustness checks show that our key results remain valid. The second chapter examines wage and wealth gaps under the presence of an imperfect banking competition, as it allows to study both supply and demand sides of the credit market. The findings show that under the TFP shock, wage gap declines, while it widens under housing preference and human capital transformation shocks. Moreover, under the LTV shock, wage gap shrinks in the short-run only. Robustness checks provide consistent results with the base model. However, testing different modelling assumptions show that there is a lower deviation in wage gap under a higher bank capital adjustment cost. Finally, the third chapter studies the effects of an insolvent banking sector on skill premium with the presence of a skill accumulation channel. We find that under the TFP shock, a shock to skill transformation and a shock to diversion of assets skill premium reduces. We also find that under the TFP shock, the bank capital declines, but it increases under the other three shocks. The shock to the probability of the number of exiting banks increases skill premium due to higher supply of unskilled labour and lower wages for these workers. Robustness checks are consistent with the base model.en_GB
dc.publisherUniversity of Stirlingen_GB
dc.subjecthuman capitalen_GB
dc.subjectwage and wealth gapsen_GB
dc.subjectconsumption gapsen_GB
dc.subjectheterogeneous agentsen_GB
dc.subjectcompetitive bankingen_GB
dc.subjectbank runsen_GB
dc.subjectskilled and unskilled workersen_GB
dc.subjectDSGE models-
dc.subject.lcshHuman capitalen_GB
dc.subject.lcshBanks and bankingen_GB
dc.subject.lcshBanks and banking Labor productivityen_GB
dc.subject.lcshFinancial institutionsen_GB
dc.subject.lcshWages and labor productivityen_GB
dc.titleEssays on role of banks on economic gaps between borrowers and saversen_GB
dc.typeThesis or Dissertationen_GB
dc.type.qualificationnameDoctor of Philosophyen_GB
dc.rights.embargoreasonI would like to request a delay in public access as I would like to be able to publish the papers and limit the risk of the research ideas to be stolen before publication.en_GB
Appears in Collections:Economics eTheses

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
PhD_thesis_final_16072019.pdfPhD Thesis by Aliya Kenjegalieva2.14 MBAdobe PDFView/Open

This item is protected by original copyright

Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.