Search for dissertations about: "Endogenous preferences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Endogenous preferences.

  1. 1. Essays on Field Experiments and Impact Evaluation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Remidius Denis Ruhinduka; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; adaptation to climate change; ambiguity; artefactual field experiment; behavioraleconomics; charcoal; credit; deforestation; endogenous switching regression; field experiment; guilt; honesty; impact evaluation; kindness; liquidity constraint; LPG stoves; rice marketing; risk preferences; system of rice intensification; Tanzania; time preferences;

    Abstract : Paper 1: Improving Welfare Through Climate-Friendly Agriculture: The Case of the System of Rice Intensification We use rich survey data to investigate the economic impact of a climate-friendly rice farming method known as the system of rice intensification (SRI) on the welfare of rain-dependent small-holder farmers in Tanzania. SRI reduces water consumption by half, which makes it a promising farming system in the adaptation to climate change in moisture constrained areas, and it does not require flooding of rice fields, resulting in reduced methane emissions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Growth Econometrics and Endogenous Information

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Tobias Heinrich; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Distinguishability; Observational equivalence; Cointegration; Similarity-Based Expectation Formation; Case-Based Decision Theory; Information Gathering; Discrimination; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : On Testing the Relationship between Human Capital and Economic GrowthThis paper investigates existing methodologies for testing the so-called Nelson-Phelps approach versus the Lucas approach. The paper shows that one cannot distinguish between these approaches using the existing methodologies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Contract Choice and Trust in Informal Groundwater Markets

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan, Department of Economics

    Author : Yashodha Yashodha; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Output-shared contract; Fixed-price contract; Lab-in-field experiment; Random parameter model; Endogenous matching; Omitted variable bias; Trust; Altruism; Kinship;

    Abstract : Bargaining and Contract Choice: Evidence from Informal Groundwater Contracts Informal market arrangements are often in place when formal institutions are too weak to establish a formal mechanism for resource allocation. In this paper, we study informal groundwater contracts in India, in particular, the bargaining power of sellers and buyers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on the Political Economy of Protection and Industrial Location

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Magnus Wiberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic geography; Trade policy; Political economy; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three essays in the fields of the political economy of international trade.Location Equilibrium with Endogenous Rent Seeking:This paper analyzes the location of manufacturing activities when regional policy is determined by endogenous rent seeking. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Dynamic Macroeconomics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Martin Flodén; Stockholms universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four independent papers in macroeconomics.Labor Supply and Consumption under Uncertainty: Prudence Reconsidered examines how variations in labor supply can be used to self insure against individual specific risks. READ MORE