Search for dissertations about: "Principal-Agent"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the word Principal-Agent.

  1. 1. An Economic Analysis of Regulation by Conditional Permits

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Erik Lenntorp; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conditional permit; regulation; principal-agent; asymmetric information; enforcement; permit revocation; slippage; ekonomi; juridik; lagstiftning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Syftet med denna avhandling är att öka kunskapen om varför villkorade tillstånd inte leder till att en lag fullt ut implementeras.Den lagstiftning som reglerar industriella verksamheter innehåller ofta generella principer. Dessa ska vägleda myndigheten i attbalansera verksamhetens nytta mot eventuella negativa effekter. READ MORE

  2. 2. Agents in Brussels: Delegation and democracy in the European Union

    University dissertation from Umeå : Statsvetenskap

    Author : Thomas Larue; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; accountability; bureaucracy; delegation; democracy; European Union EU ; France; national EU coordination; permanent representations; principal-agent; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores delegation and democracy within the European Union (EU). The EU now constitutes one of the cornerstones of the democratic systems of its member states. The most vital instrument of democracy is lawmaking, which increasingly occurs at the European level. Many different actors contribute to the shaping of EU legislation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Information, Voting Behavior and Electoral Accountability

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Author : Mattias Nordin; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Information; Voting Behavior; Electoral Accountability; Principal-Agent; Vote Aggregation; Mass Media; News Consumption;

    Abstract : Essay 1: In this paper, I investigate the causal effect of information on citizens’ ability to hold their elected politicians accountable for past behavior. Using survey data from the 2006 U.S. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Practice of Newspaper Ownership: Fifty Years of Control and Influence in the Swedish Local Press

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Jonas Ohlsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; newspaper ownership; control; influence; the press; ownership concentration; board of directors; foundation ownership; principal-agent; political parallelism; Sweden;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with a perennial theme in both public and academic debate: how ownership is exercised in the news media. It does so by exploring the main agency through which ownership control is expected to be exerted in the individual media firm: the board of directors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Delegated Search and Temporary Work Agencies

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Tomas Raattamaa; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; delegated search; principal-agent; matching; transition probability; temporary work agencies; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : Paper [I] models a game, where two temporary work agencies (TWAs) compete to fill a vacancy at a client firm (CF). They simultaneously choose how much effort to expend, based on their expectation of how good their opponent’s best candidate will be. READ MORE