Search for dissertations about: "Adjustment costs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the words Adjustment costs.

  1. 1. Essays on Labor Supply and Adjustment Frictions

    Author : Jósef Sigurdsson; Torsten Persson; Arash Nekoei; Peter Fredriksson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Intertemporal labor supply; Frisch elasticity; Labor supply; Adjustment frictions; Geographic mobility; Moving costs; Comparative advantage; Wage rigidity; Monetary policy; Consumption; Household debt; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Labor Supply Responses and Adjustment Frictions: A Tax-Free Year in IcelandHow does labor supply respond to a temporary wage change? To answer this question, I study an unexpected and salient tax reform in Iceland in 1987 that resulted in a year free of labor income taxes, but creating only minimal income effects, offering an ideal natural experiment. I first construct a new employer-employee dataset from digitized administrative records for the population. READ MORE

  2. 2. Factor Demand and Market Power

    Author : Magnus Sjöström; Runar Brännlund; Patrik Söderholm; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; demand and supply; dynamic factor demand; adjustment costs; bootstrap; panel data; market power; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : The objective of Paper [I] is to analyze potential effects on the Swedish forest sector of a continuing rise in the use of forest resources as fuel in energy generation. An increasing use of forest resources as an energy input may have effects outside the energy sector. READ MORE

  3. 3. Möten med marknaden. Tre svenska fackförbunds agerande under perioden 1945-1976

    Author : Carina Gråbacke; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; trade unions; the textile industry; the building industry; the retail sector; encompassing and narrow interests; the politics of productivity; innovation; economic change; structural adjustment; rationalization; competition; regulation; deregulation; bargained economy; free trade; protectionism; labor market policy; public housing corporations; union controlled firms; radicalization; organization costs; opening hour regulation;

    Abstract : This is a study of how trade unions act when they are confronted with the consequences of innovations in their own sector of the economy. The framework in which this is studied, basically consists of Mancur Olson's distinction between encompassing/broad and narrow interest organizations, here represented by the peak organization of the blue-collar workers (LO) and the separate trade unions within LO, respectively. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bioenergy, pollution, and economic growth

    Author : Mattias Ankarhem; Runar Brännlund; David Stern; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Forest sector; Forest fuels; Dynamic factor demand; Adjustment costs; Economic growth; Pollution; Environmental Kuznets curve; Shadow price; Distance function; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four papers: two of them deal with the effects on the forest sector of an increase in the demand for forest fuels, and two of them concern the relation between economic growth and pollution. Paper [I] is a first, preliminary study of the potential effects on the Swedish forest sector of a continuing rise in the use of forest resources as a fuel in energy generation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Economic policy in health care : Sickness absence and pharmaceutical costs

    Author : David Granlund; Magnus Wikström; Niklas Rudholm; Åke G Blomquist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; vertical fiscal externalities; sickness absence; sickness benefits; health care expenditure; fixed budgets; pharmaceuticals; cost containment; dynamic panel data models; endogeneity; propensity score matching; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of a summary and four papers. The first two concerns health care and sickness absence, and the last two pharmaceutical costs and prices. Paper [I] presents an economic federation model which resembles the situation in, for example, Sweden. READ MORE