Search for dissertations about: "Distributional effects"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 swedish dissertations containing the words Distributional effects.

  1. 1. The value of preserving nature : Preference uncertainty and distributional effects

    Author : Thomas Broberg; Runar Brännlund; Susana Mourato; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with valuation of nonmarket goods using contingent valuation and consists of four papers and an introduction to the research area. Paper [I] examines the public benefits from preserving old-growth forest in the sub-mountainous region in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Equity in welfare evaluations : the rationale for and effects of distributional weighting

    Author : Gunnel Bångman; Lars Hultkrantz; Fredrik Carlsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; weighted cost-benefit analysis; equity; distributional weights; social welfare; income distribution; risk aversion; social marginal value of income; altruism; paternalism; marginal utility of income; social inequality aversion; stated preferences; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the issue of weighted cost-benefit analysis (WCBA). WCBA is a welfare evaluation model where income distribution effects are valued by distributional weighting. The method was developed already in the 1970s. The interest in and applications of this method have increased in the past decade, e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Distributional Side Effects of Tax Policies: An Analysis of Tax Avoidance and Congestion Tolls

    Author : Hanna Armelius; Lars Hultkrantz; Jonas Agell; Michael Lundholm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Congestion tolls; Tax avoidance; Income distribution; Distributional effects; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays.Essay 1This essay examines the effects of tax avoidance on saving and income distribution. In an intertemporal model taxes can be avoided through asset trade. We find that including an avoidance response to taxation will increase all the negative distortions of increased tax progressivity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Welfare Effects of Transport Policies : an analysis of congestion pricing and infrastructure investments

    Author : Jonas Westin; Lars-Göran Mattsson; Lars Hultkrantz; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; congestion charge; cost-benefit analysis; tax distortions; transport investment; transport policies; welfare effects; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Civil engineering and architecture; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur; SRA - Transport; SRA - Transport;

    Abstract : Interactions between the transport market and other distorted markets, such as the labor market, can have a large impact on the overall welfare effect of a road pricing policy or a congestion charge. Many road pricing studies therefore try to incorporate effects from other distorted markets in the analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pollution, Health and Housing Markets : Essays on the Consequences of Environmental Policy

    Author : Samuel Lindgren; Niclas Krüger; Jan-Erik Swärdh; Niklas Jakobsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; noise; air pollution; health; housing; environmental valuation; distributional effects;

    Abstract : The objective of the thesis is to estimate the health and housing market effects of environmental policies and estimate how these effects are distributed among individuals.The first essay estimates the health effects of a noise mitigation program that provided dwelling insulation and noise barriers. READ MORE