Search for dissertations about: "Certainty calibration"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Certainty calibration.

  1. 1. What is a life worth? : methodological issues in estimating the value of a statistical life

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Mikael Svensson; Karlstads universitet.; Karlstads universitet.; Örebro universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Value of a statistical life; scale bias; cognitive ability; hypothetical bias; cost-benefit analysis; calibration; certainty approach; attitude theory; seat belt use; bicycle helmet use; altruism; mortality rates; acute myocardial infarction; unemployment.;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses methodological issues in estimating the value of a statistical life (VSL). Two main approaches have been used to estimate the VSL, the indirect and direct methods; the indirect method is based on revealed preferences, such as the wage premium demanded for a risky job. READ MORE

  2. 2. Economic evaluation, value of life, stated preference methodology and determinants of risks

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Björn Sund; Örebro universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cost-benefit analysis; value of a statistical life; contingent valuation; cardiac arrest; defibrillation; calibration; sensitivity to scope; risk communication; response times; incident experience; risk perception.; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The first paper examines the value of a statistical life (VSL) for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) victims. We found VSL values to be higher for OHCA victims than for people who die in road traffic accidents and a lower-bound estimate of VSL for OHCA would be in the range of 20 to 30 million Swedish crowns (SEK). READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Offshoring, Labor Demand and Hypothetical Bias in Choice Experiments

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Selen Savsin; Örebro universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Offshoring; Inshoring; Firm-level Data; Relative Labor Demand; Stated Choice Experiments; Hypothetical Bias; Referencing; Certainty Calibration; Value of Time;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of four papers on offshoring, labor demand and hypothetical bias in travel-time stated choice experiments. They are summarized as follows. READ MORE

  4. 4. Commuting time choice and the value of travel time

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Jan-Erik Swärdh; Örebro universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Value of time; Value of travel time; Commuting; Commuting time changes; Value of commuting time; Register data; On-the-job search; Revealed preferences; Stated preferences; Hypothetical bias; Scheduling constraints; Relocations; Certainty calibration; Quantile regression; Mixed logit; Gender differences; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : In the modern industrialized society, a long commuting time is becoming more and more common. However, commuting results in a number of different costs, for example, external costs such as congestion and pollution as well as internal costs such as individual time consumption. READ MORE

  5. 5. Valuation and pricing of traffic safety

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Gunnar Lindberg; Örebro universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Value of statistical life; Marginal cost pricing; External cost; Risk elasticity; Pricing policies; Traffic accidents; Railway accidents; Heavy goods vehicle accidents; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of six essays covering the topic of valuation and pricing of accidents. In the first essay a theory of the external marginal cost of accidents is presented. The external cost is dependent on the value of statistical life, the proportion internal cost and the so called risk elasticity, i.e. READ MORE