Search for dissertations about: "Regression kink design"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Regression kink design.

  1. 1. Essays on the Evaluation of Public Policies

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Michihito Ando; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : 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

  2. 2. Estimating the Effects of Nuclear Power Facilities on Local Income Levels : "A Quasi-Experimental Approach" and "How Much Should We Trust Regression-Kink-Design Estimates?"

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ando Michihito; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

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  3. 3. Empirical Essays in Political and Public Economics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Author : Heléne Lundqvist; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political careers; Ethnic heterogeneity; Income redistribution; Fiscal federalism; Intergovernmental grants; Public employment; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1: Despite the key role played by political payoffs in theory, very little is known empirically about the types of payoffs that motivate politicians. The purpose of this paper is to bring light onto this. I estimate causal effects of being elected in a local election on monetary returns. READ MORE