Search for dissertations about: "Evolutionary Economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 swedish dissertations containing the words Evolutionary Economics.

  1. 1. Essays on Bargaining and Social Choice

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Pär Torstensson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Coordinate-wise onto.; Strategy-proof; Convention; Evolutionary stability; Subgame perfect equilibrium; Bargaining;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three theoretical essays on Bargaining and Social Choice. The first essay addresses the problem of retaining the uniqueness of equilibrium when extending the Rubinstein model to accommodate more than two players. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Epistemology and Evolutionary Game Theory

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Elias Tsakas; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Common knowledge; communication; consensus; betting; primitive propositions; negative introspection; information partition; projection; learning.;

    Abstract : This thesis has two parts, one consisting of three independent papers in epistemology (Chapters 1-3) and another one consisting of a single paper in evolutionary game theory (Chapter 4): (1) “Knowing who speaks when: A note on communication, common knowledge and consensus” (together with Mark Voorneveld) We study a model of pairwise communication in a finite population of Bayesian agents. We show that, if the individuals update only according to the signal they actually hear, and they do not take into account all the hypothetical signals they could have received, a consensus is not necessarily reached. READ MORE

  3. 3. Conditioned Strategies in Coordination Games: An Evolutionary Approach

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Peter Engseld; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  4. 4. Bank-Industry Networks and Economic Evolution : An Institutional-Evolutionary Approach

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Thomas Marmefelt; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Schumpeterian bank-entrepreneur interaction; Bank-industry networks; Innovation; Economic evolution; Endogenous growth; Entropy; Financial institutions; Governance; Conventions; Institutional change; Network commitment; Spontaneous order; Collective action; Evolutionary game theory; Economic history;

    Abstract : The links between institutions and economic evolution, especially between financial institutions and industrial innovation, are poorly understood. Having Schumpeter´s theory of economic evolution as starting point, this study gives an outline of an institutional-evolutionary theory of institutional change, innovation, and financial systems, based on learning-by-financing within bank-industry networks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Conflict, Institutions, and Ethnic Diversity

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Pelle Ahlerup; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; civil war; earthquakes; economic development; economic growth; ethnicity; ethnic diversity; government effectiveness; human origins; instrumental variables; investment; institutions; nationalism; nation-building; natural disasters; property rights; protectionism; social capital;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of five self-contained papers. Paper 1: Social Capital vs Institutions in the Growth Process Is social capital a substitute or a complement to formal institutions for achieving economic growth? Research on the impacts of social capital and formal institutions on economic development have so far mainly emerged as two distinct …elds. READ MORE