Search for dissertations about: "SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics Econometrics"

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  1. 1. Essays on Sickness Insurance, Absence Certification and Social Norms

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Margareta Dackehag; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; occupational physician; general practitioner; physician behaviour; working ability; sickness absence certification; sickness absence; sickness insurance; social insurance; incentives; social norms; Social policy; welfare; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Social economics; Social ekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of an introductory chapter and three essays, considering sickness insurance, social norms and absence certification. The first essay, Group-Specific Social Norms and Economic Incentives in a General Welfare System, investigates the interaction between economic incentives and social influences in a general welfare system. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluating Asset-Pricing Models in International Financial Markets

    University dissertation from Ekonomihögkskolan, Nationalekonomiska Institutionen

    Author : Fadi Zaher; Högskolan i Skövde.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi; Humanities and Social sciences; Humaniora-samhällsvetenskap; financial science; economic policy; economic theory; economic systems; econometrics; Hansen-Jagannathan boundsequity premium puzzle; Forecasting methods; asset-pricing models; Economics; bootstrap; short-sales constraint; ekonomisk politik; finansiering; ekonomiska system; nationalekonomi; ekonometri; Hansen-Jagannathan bounds; ekonomisk teori; Financial science; Finansiering; Nationalekonomi; equity premium puzzle; bootstrap.;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three empirical studies on asset-prices in international financial markets. The purpose is three-fold. First, to evaluate whether good predictions of economic variables may be obtained by pooling information from a broad group of financial variables. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sickness Insurance: Design and Behavior

    University dissertation from Ekonomihögkskolan, Nationalekonomiska Institutionen

    Author : Klas Rikner; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Social economics; Social ekonomi; Nationalekonomi; economic systems; economic policy; econometrics; economic theory; Economics; Social insurance; Experience rating; Asymmetric information; Insurance; Sickness insurance; Sickness absence;

    Abstract : The first essay presents the results from a questionnaire study of sickness insurance and sickness absence behavior in Sweden. In the first part, people’s preferences for the design of a sickness insurance are discussed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Explorations in Behavioral Economics: Realism, Ontology and Experiments

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Fredrik Hansen; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; Behavioral Economics; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Laypeople; Financial Decision-Making; Formalization; Bounded Rationality; Experimental Economics; Meta-Theoretical Analysis; Economic Methodology; Ontology; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; economic systems; Realism;

    Abstract : This thesis explores Behavioral Economics in terms of realism, ontology and experiments. In the introductory chapter descriptions of "Behavioral Economics", "realism" and "ontology" are offered. READ MORE

  5. 5. Applications of Bayesian Econometrics to Financial Economics

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Christoffer Bengtsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; systemic risk; stochastic volatility; jump-diffusion; shrinkage; covariance matrix estimation; estimation risk; portfolio selection; mean-variance optimization; Markov chain Monte Carlo; Bayesian econometrics; ekonomisk politik; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk teori; ekonometri; Nationalekonomi; economic policy;

    Abstract : This PhD thesis consists of four separate papers. What these papers have in common is that Bayesian Econometrics, in combination with Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods, is applied to study various problems in financial economics. READ MORE