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; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [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; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    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; KTH.; [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. Payment Efficiency and Payment Pricing : Four Essays

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Bokförlaget BAS

    Author : Magnus Willesson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Payments; bank; efficiency; pricing; technical change; two-sided networks; price bundling; Economy; Ekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Business administration; Företagsekonomi; payments;

    Abstract : The four essays in this Doctoral thesis provide new evidence of efficiency in electronic payments and banks due to the technological change in payment distribution systems and how banks can utilize and develop their pricing of payments in the presence of changing technology.“Benefits from a Changing Payment Technology in European Banking” identifies cost savings from technical change in European banking. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Carl Magnus Bjuggren; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [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