Search for dissertations about: "Economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3233 swedish dissertations containing the word Economics.

  1. 1. We are (not) anonymous : Essays on anonymity, discrimination and online hate

    Author : Joakim Jansson; Björn Tyrefors; Björn Öckert; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Anonymity; Discrimination; Hate; Applied Econometrics; Gender Economics; Labor Economics; Political Economics; Behavioral Economics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Haters gonna hate? - Anonymity, misogyny and hate against foreigners in online discussions on political topics. A crucial aspect of freedom of expression is anonymity, but anonymity is a contentious matter. It enables individuals to discuss without fear of repercussions, but anonymity can also lead to hateful writings threatening other's freedom. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Public, Political and Labor Economics

    Author : David Seim; Torsten Persson; Henrik Kleven; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public Economics; Political Economics; Labor Economics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis contains four essays.The first paper, "Real or Evasion Responses to the Wealth Tax? Theory and Evidence from Sweden", addresses the behavioral effects of an annual wealth tax. I use Swedish tax records over the period 1999-2006 and two sources of variation in the tax rate to estimate the elasticity of taxable net wealth at about 0.3. READ MORE

  3. 3. Radical Right, Identity, and Retaliation

    Author : Sirus Håfström Dehdari; David Strömberg; Torsten Persson; Sascha Becker; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Far-right Parties; Political Economics; Institutional Economics; Identity Formation; Behavioral Economics; Gender Economics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Economic Distress and Support for Far-right Parties – Evidence from Sweden. This paper studies the effects of economic distress on support for far-right parties. READ MORE

  4. 4. Parties, Majorities, Incumbencies : Four essays in political economics

    Author : Christian Odendahl; David Strömberg; Jakob Svensson; Eva Mörk; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; elections; political economics; close elections; local spending; local taxation; voter transition; incumbency; coalition governments; voting power; regression discontinuity; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays on political economics. The first paper studies the impact of having one party in government versus a coalition of parties, where the exogenous variation in the type of government stems from close election outcomes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Education and the Family : Essays in Empirical Labour Economics

    Author : Helena Holmlund; Anders Björklund; Sandra Black; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economics of education; family economics; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Estimating Long-Term Consequences of Teenage Childbearing: An Examination of the Siblings Approach In the study of the consequences of teenage motherhood, the siblings approach has been proposed as a strategy to control for unobserved family background. Revisiting this literature, my contribution in adopting the siblings approach lies in controlling for heterogeneity within the family by using pre-motherhood school performance, a characteristic that differs across sisters. READ MORE