Search for dissertations about: "Karl-Gustaf Löfgren"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Karl-Gustaf Löfgren.

  1. 1. Essays on Exchange Rates : Deterministic Chaos and Technical Analysis

    Author : Mikael Bask; Karl-Gustaf Löfgren; Cars Hommes; Umeå University Department of Economics; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  2. 2. Essays on growth and environment

    Author : Catia Cialani; Thomas Aronsson; Karl-Gustaf Löfgren; Patrik Söderholm; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; genuine saving; welfare change; taxation; per capita GDP; per capita CO2; international trade; net migration; unemployment; growth; inequality.; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of a summary and four self-contained papers.Paper [I] Following the 1987 report by The World Commission on Environment and Development, the genuine saving has come to play a key role in the context of sustainable development, and the World Bank regularly publishes numbers for genuine saving on a national basis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Determinants and Effects of Central Bank Independence Reforms

    Author : Mats Landström; Karl-Gustaf Löfgren; Sven-Olov Daunfeldt; Andreas Bergh; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Monetary policy; institutional reform; central banking; price stability; political economy; delegation; institutional economics; inflation; time-inconsistency; accountability; nationalekonomi; Economics; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four empirically oriented papers on central bank independence (CBI) reforms.   Paper [1] is an investigation of why politicians around the world have chosen to give up power to independent central banks, thereby reducing their ability to control the economy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Risk and Rationality : Effects of contextual risk and cognitive dissonance on (sexual) incentives

    Author : Andréa Mannberg; Karl-Gustaf Löfgren; Magnus Johannesson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HIV AIDS; Health risk; Uncertainty; Risk aversion; Self-Control; Time-inconsistency; Cognitive dissonance; Regret; Norms; Social identity; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Paper [I] theoretically analyzes how the level and uncertainty of future prospects affect incentives to abstain from sexual risk taking in the presence of HIV. The results suggest that, for individuals with limited access to HIV treatment, uncertainty of future health may be an important factor driving unsafe sex practices and support the empirical finding of a weak link between sexual behavior, HIV prevalence, and HIV knowledge in poor countries; therefore suggesting that AIDS policy needs to be calibrated in order to fit within different social contexts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Equality of opportunity, heterogeneity and poverty

    Author : William Nilsson; Karl-Gustaf Löfgren; Tomas Sjögren; Anders Björklund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Equality of opportunity; Semiparametric; Poverty; Heterogeneity; State dependence; Twins; Unemployment; Divorce; Spousal response; Selection; Panel data; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : Paper [I] studies equality of opportunity in Sweden. The distinction between circumstances that constrain an individual’s opportunities and the individual choices also affecting a particular outcome is the main idea of theories of equality of opportunity. READ MORE