Search for dissertations about: "Business and economics"

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  1. 1. Essays on Development and Experimental Economics: Migration, Discrimination and Positional Concerns

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Lisa Andersson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; class; discrimination; Ethiopia; ethnicity; experiment; fixed effects; field experiment; housing market; gender; income comparison; migration; panel data; private inter-household transfers; propensity score matching; reference groups; remittances; subjective well-being;

    Abstract : Paper 1: A Field Experiment of Discrimination in the Norwegian Housing Market: Gender, Class, and Ethnicity We test for gender, class, and ethnic discrimination in the Norwegian rental housing market using fake application letters. Females, individuals with high job status, and ethnic Norwegians are more likely to receive positive responses. READ MORE

  2. 2. Business Cycles, Unemployment and Job Search : Essays in Macroeconomics and Labor Economics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Andreas Mueller; Per Krusell; Mark Aguiar; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business Cycles; Unemployment; Unemployment Insurance; Wage Dispersion; Time Use; Job Search; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four essays.The first essay, "Separations, Sorting and Cyclical Unemployment", establishes a new fact about the compositional changes in the pool of unemployed over the U.S. business cycle and evaluates a number of theories that can potentially explain it. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Spatial Economies and Organization

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Marcus Sundberg; Lars Lundqvist; Geoffrey J.D. Hewings; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; spatial computable general equilibrium; monopolistic competition; dynamic; organization; new economic geography; fragmentation; production chains; vertical; horizontal; regional economics; trade.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns both static and dynamic modeling in a spatial computable general equilibrium setting. First, we have applied a static framework for the assessment of economic impacts of the Öresund bridge. Secondly, we make an attempt to enhance the static framework through the introduction of economic dynamics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Family Matters Essays on Family Firms and Employment Protection

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Carl Magnus Bjuggren; Hans Sjögren; Dan Johansson; Bo Sjö; Andrea Colli; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Family firms; employment protection; firm dynamics; high-growth firms; Familjeföretag; anställningsskydd; företagsdynamik; snabbväxande företag;

    Abstract : This thesis is a study of firm dynamics, family ownership, and employment protection. It addresses the implications of employment protection on firm productivity and how family owned firms react differently with regard to economic shocks. It also investigates whether family ownership matters for the probability of exhibiting high growth. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays in Environmental Management and Economics: Public Health, Risk and Strategic Environmental Assessment

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Univ., Department of Economics, School of Business, Economics and Law

    Author : Daniel Slunge; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; risk; risk perception; public health; strategic environmental assessment; institutions; governance; willingness to pay; protective behaviour; vector-borne diseases; ticks; TBE; tick-borne encephalitis; Lyme borreliosis; climate change;

    Abstract : Abstract Current large-scale environmental and climate change leads to the emergence of new and potentially dramatic risks for individuals and societies. The welfare costs associated with these risks largely depend on our ability to take them into account in decision-making and adapt to new circumstances. READ MORE