Search for dissertations about: "Elasticities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 61 swedish dissertations containing the word Elasticities.

  1. 1. Essays on the Demand for Alcohol in Sweden - Review and Applied Demand Studies

    Author : Fredrik Berggren; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; frequency; intensity; quantity per period; rational addiction; cross-border shopping; monopoly; elasticities; taxation; demand system; alcohol demand; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : The review and Paper I present applications of economics to the use of alcohol. The review considers the demand for alcohol. The first paper also considers taxes and other alcohol policy measures, social costs and economic evaluations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Monetary Policy, Trade Dynamics, and Labor Markets in Open Economies

    Author : Vesna Corbo; Nils Gottfries; Andreas Westermark; Tommy Sveen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Open Economy Macroeconomics; Monetary Policy; DSGE Models; Exchange Rates; Unemployment; Bayesian estimation; Bargaining; Elasticities; Heterogeneity; Aggregation; Calibration of Macroeconomic Models; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1 studies the implications of relaxing the assumption that the elasticity of international substitution is constant over time horizons, through the modeling of habit formation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Modelling drivers of energy demand in the European Union building sector

    Author : Eoin Ó Broin; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; EU; Elasticities; Heating; Policy; Bottom-up; Top-down; Efficiency; Residential;

    Abstract : In the context of ongoing initiatives within the European Union (EU) to tackle global warming and to secure future energy supplies, the building sector is often cited as offering strong potential for energy savings. The primary aims of this thesis are to analyse the historical data related to EU building and to generate scenarios that highlight the technical and non-technical parameters that affect the energy demands (and thereby the potentials for savings) of the building sector. READ MORE

  4. 4. Income, Energy Taxation, and the Environment : An Econometric analysis

    Author : Tarek Ghalwash; Runar Brännlund; Pere Riera; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Household consumption; energy demand; emissions; rebound effect; energy taxation; tax elasticities Environmental services; income elasticities; Engel Curves; income distribution.; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four papers: two of them deal with the relationship between consumption, energy taxation, and emissions on macro level, and two of them focuses on the effects of changes in consumption and income on the environmental quality on a micro level. The main objective of paper [I] is to examine how exogenous technological progress, in terms of an increase in energy efficiency, affects consumption choice by Swedish households and thereby emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), sulphur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxide (NOx). READ MORE

  5. 5. Has International Competition Increased? Estimates of Residual Demand Elasticities in Export Markets

    Author : Ulrrika Stavlöt; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

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