Search for dissertations about: "Revealed preferences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 78 swedish dissertations containing the words Revealed preferences.

  1. 1. Willingness to Pay for a Reduction in Road Mortality Risk: Evidence from Sweden

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Henrik Andersson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Willingness to Pay; Value of a Statistical Life; Revealed preferences; Stated preferences; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; ekonomisk teori; ekonometri; ekonomisk politik; ekonomiska system; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; Road-mortality risk;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of an introductory chapter, followed by three chapters in which willingness to pay (WTP) for a reduction in car- and road-mortality risk is estimated using both revealed- and stated-preference methods. In chapter 2 the hedonic regression technique is used to estimate the value of traffic safety, using information from the Swedish market for automobiles. READ MORE

  2. 2. Commuting time choice and the value of travel time

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Jan-Erik Swärdh; Örebro universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Value of time; Value of travel time; Commuting; Commuting time changes; Value of commuting time; Register data; On-the-job search; Revealed preferences; Stated preferences; Hypothetical bias; Scheduling constraints; Relocations; Certainty calibration; Quantile regression; Mixed logit; Gender differences; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : In the modern industrialized society, a long commuting time is becoming more and more common. However, commuting results in a number of different costs, for example, external costs such as congestion and pollution as well as internal costs such as individual time consumption. READ MORE

  3. 3. Distributive Preferences in Social Dilemmas

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Ali Kazemi; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social dilemma; public good dilemma; cooperation; group goal; distributive fairness; self-interest; allocation preference;

    Abstract : In research on social dilemmas and in game theoretic research, it was for a long time assumed that the rational decision is to choose an option with the most beneficial economic outcome to oneself. Yet, in group situations, individuals’ decisions have been shown to be influenced by non-economic motives. READ MORE

  4. 4. Utility Theory and Structural Analysis. Essays in the History of Swedish Economic Thought

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Lars Pålsson Syll; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic policy; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Dahmén; Svennilson; structural analysis; Åkerman; Utility theory; revealed preferences; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Social and economic history; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Abstract : The first paper in this study is "Cassel and Revealed Preference Theory." The background to the paper is the general agreement that P. Samuelson originated the revealed preference theory of consumer behaviuor in 1938, but that there has not been such unanimous consent regarding possible precursors of the theory. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Field Experiments and Impact Evaluation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Remidius Denis Ruhinduka; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; adaptation to climate change; ambiguity; artefactual field experiment; behavioraleconomics; charcoal; credit; deforestation; endogenous switching regression; field experiment; guilt; honesty; impact evaluation; kindness; liquidity constraint; LPG stoves; rice marketing; risk preferences; system of rice intensification; Tanzania; time preferences;

    Abstract : Paper 1: Improving Welfare Through Climate-Friendly Agriculture: The Case of the System of Rice Intensification We use rich survey data to investigate the economic impact of a climate-friendly rice farming method known as the system of rice intensification (SRI) on the welfare of rain-dependent small-holder farmers in Tanzania. SRI reduces water consumption by half, which makes it a promising farming system in the adaptation to climate change in moisture constrained areas, and it does not require flooding of rice fields, resulting in reduced methane emissions. READ MORE