Search for dissertations about: "Price effect"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 228 swedish dissertations containing the words Price effect.

  1. 1. Essays on Wage and Price Formation in Sweden

    Author : Kent Friberg; Eskil Wadensjö; Henry Ohlsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; wages; prices; sectoral wage linkages; real wage determination; vector error correction models; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Study IReal Wage Determination in the Swedish Engineering IndustryThis study uses the monopoly union model to examine the determination of real wages and in particular the effects of active labour market programmes (ALMPs) on real wages in the engineering industry. Quarterly data for the period 1970:1 to 1996:4 are used in a cointegration framework, utilising the Johansen's maximum likelihood procedure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Apartment price determinants : A comparison between Sweden and Germany

    Author : Sviatlana Anop; Hans Lind; Kerstin Annadotter; Bo Söderberg; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Apartment price determinants; house price determinants; valuation for mortgage purposes; bank lending policies; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management;

    Abstract : Similar development of economic fundamentals in Germany over the last two decades did not lead to the same dramatic house price increases as it is in Sweden. What can explain this house price stability over a long period? This thesis attempts to find the answer this question. READ MORE

  3. 3. Finance, Shocks, Competition and Price Setting

    Author : Melinda Süveg; Nils Gottfries; Teodora Borota Milicevic; David Vestin; Richard Friberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; price setting; markup; working capital; monetary policy; pass-through; market structure; competition; exit; bank connections; input price volatility.; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: The New Keynesian model augmented with the working capital channel predicts that (i) a rise in the policy rate increases producer prices, with a stronger impact on firms that use more working capital, (ii) the pass-through of policy rate changes to prices is gradual because of price rigidity and (iii) unanticipated policy rate changes have larger effects than anticipated changes. Using firm-level micro data, I test these predictions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on expectations and financial markets

    Author : Staffan Lindén; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Survey; Inflation; Expectations; Perceptions; Rational; Inattentive; Event study; Option introduction; Stock market; Asset pricing; Price effect; Risk effect; Derivatives;

    Abstract : This thesis is a collection of three empirical papers that tests hypotheses within the context of two related and intersecting theoretical frameworks: rational expectations and efficient markets. The aim is to empirically explore to what extent households form their inflation expectations in a rational manner, and to explain why households’ perceptions may deviate from the measured official rate. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on the Evaluation of Public Policies

    Author : Michihito Ando; Matz Dahlberg; Che-Yuan Liang; David Neumark; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Local income growth; Local employment; Nuclear power facilities; Synthetic control method; Quantitative case study; Regression kink design; Endogenous treatment; Intergovernmental grants; Flypaper effect; Treatment effect heterogeneity; Instrumental variable; Oral health; Dentures; Price elasticity; Regression discontinuity design; Cost sharing; Randomization test; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained papers.Essay 1: This paper uses the synthetic control (SC) method to examine how the establishment of Nuclear Power Facilities (NPFs) in Japan in the 1970s and 1980s has affected local per capita income levels in the municipalities in which they were located (NPF municipalities). READ MORE