Search for dissertations about: "Peter Martinsson"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Peter Martinsson.

  1. 1. Stated preference methods and empirical analyses of equity in health economics

    Author : Peter Martinsson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; contingent valuation; equity.; concentration index; Choice experiments; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : This dissertation considers two different aspects of health economics; (i) stated preference methods and (ii) empirical analyses of equity. The first essay deals with the issue of the choice of econometric models when analysing data from a closed-ended contingent valuation survey in health economics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ultrafast Dynamics in Ground and Excited States of Porphyrin Molecules

    Author : Peter Martinsson; Kemisk fysik; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; intra- and intermolecular dynamics.; Zn-porphyrin; bacteriochlorophyll a; chlorophyll b; Femtosecond transient absorption spectroscopy; chlorophyll a; Physical chemistry; Fysikalisk kemi;

    Abstract : This thesis describes inter and intramolecular dynamics in porphyrin molecules. To create a basis for understanding the energy and electron transfer processes in photosynthesis, the ultrafast dynamics of monomeric chlorophyll a, chlorophyll b and bacteriochlorophyll a were studied with ultrashort laser pulses. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social and Economic Factors in Decision Making under Uncertainty : Five Essays in Behavioral Economics

    Author : Kinga Posadzy; Peter Martinsson; Gustav Tinghög; Pablo Brañas Garza; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; behavioral economics; experimental economics; social factors; coordination; competition; deciding for others; mental accounting;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to improve the understanding of human behavior that goes beyond monetary rewards. In particular, it investigates social influences in individual’s decision making in situations that involve coordination, competition, and deciding for others. Further, it compares how monetary and social outcomes are perceived. READ MORE

  4. 4. Self-Control and Altruism

    Author : Conny Wollbrant; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Self-Control; Temptation; Game Theory; Experiment; Pro-Social Behavior; Conditional Cooperation; Altruism; Public Goods; Trust; Risk;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of two theoretical papers on self-control (Chapters 1-2) and four empirical papers (3-6) of which two (Chapter 5 and 6) explore determinants of pro-social behavior, while the other two (Chapters 3-4) examine the relationship between self-control and prosocial behavior. (1) “A Theory of Self-Control-Conflict: The Pyrrhic Motions of Reason and Passion. READ MORE