Search for dissertations about: "Economic experiments"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 137 swedish dissertations containing the words Economic experiments.

  1. 1. Explorations in Behavioral Economics: Realism, Ontology and Experiments

    Author : Fredrik Hansen; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; Behavioral Economics; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Laypeople; Financial Decision-Making; Formalization; Bounded Rationality; Experimental Economics; Meta-Theoretical Analysis; Economic Methodology; Ontology; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; economic systems; Realism;

    Abstract : This thesis explores Behavioral Economics in terms of realism, ontology and experiments. In the introductory chapter descriptions of "Behavioral Economics", "realism" and "ontology" are offered. READ MORE

  2. 2. Human Behaviour in Social-Ecological Systems : Insights from economic experiments and agent-based modelling

    Author : Caroline Schill; Therese Lindahl; Anne-Sophie Crépin; Johan Colding; Carl Folke; Juan Camilo Cárdenas; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human behaviour; Common-pool resources; Ecological complexity; Collective action; Sustainable resource use; Regime shifts; Thresholds; Uncertainty; Communication; Knowledge-sharing; Economic experiments; Laboratory and field experiments; Agent-based modelling; Complex adaptive systems; Social-ecological systems; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Progress towards sustainability requires changes in our individual and collective behaviour. Yet, our fundamental understanding of behaviour in relation to environmental change remains severely limited. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Demand for Health and the Contingent Valuation Method

    Author : Bengt Liljas; Lunds universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; econometrics; Economics; Willingness to Pay; Contingent Valuation; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Economic Evaluation; Risk perception; Insurance; Grossman model; Uncertainty; Demand for Health; Health Economics; economic theory; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : The theoretical part develops Michael Grossman’s dynamic demand-for-health model by (a) letting the depreciation rate depend upon the level of health, (b) allowing a continuous set of health states, (c) introducing uncertainty (by letting health be a stochastic variable), (d) introducing social and private insurance and (e) releasing the assumption of an isoperimetric budget constraint. Beside the theoretical results, there are also results with important policy implications. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stated preference methods and empirical analyses of equity in health economics

    Author : Peter Martinsson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; contingent valuation; equity.; concentration index; Choice experiments; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : This dissertation considers two different aspects of health economics; (i) stated preference methods and (ii) empirical analyses of equity. The first essay deals with the issue of the choice of econometric models when analysing data from a closed-ended contingent valuation survey in health economics. READ MORE

  5. 5. External costs of transports imposed on neighbours and fellow road users

    Author : Lena Winslott Hiselius; Trafik och väg; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; Hazardous materials; Hourly traffic flow; Choice experiments; Accident prediction models; External costs; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introductory chapter and four research papers, summarized as follows. The overall purpose is to study various external effects of the transport system; effects that are not considered (or not fully considered) today. READ MORE