Search for dissertations about: "Temptation"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word Temptation.

  1. 1. Self-Control and Altruism

    Author : Conny Wollbrant; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Self-Control; Temptation; Game Theory; Experiment; Pro-Social Behavior; Conditional Cooperation; Altruism; Public Goods; Trust; Risk;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of two theoretical papers on self-control (Chapters 1-2) and four empirical papers (3-6) of which two (Chapter 5 and 6) explore determinants of pro-social behavior, while the other two (Chapters 3-4) examine the relationship between self-control and prosocial behavior. (1) “A Theory of Self-Control-Conflict: The Pyrrhic Motions of Reason and Passion. READ MORE

  2. 2. Self-Control, Financial Well-Being, and Motivated Reasoning : Essays in Behavioral Finance

    Author : Camilla Strömbäck; Ali M. Ahmed; Gustav Tinghög; Daniel Västfjäll; Marcus Selart; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Dual-process theory; Self-control; Financial behavior; Financial well-being; Affective forecasting; Motivated reasoning;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to improve our understanding of how individual differences in intuitive and analytic decision making are associated with people’s behavior as well as their well-being. The first three essays investigate, in turn, how self-control—a typical System 2 driven ability—correlates with financial behavior, financial well-being, and affective forecasting ability. READ MORE