Search for dissertations about: "Threshold incentives"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Threshold incentives.

  1. 1. Essays on Incentives and Leadership

    Author : Martin Bech Holte; Torsten Persson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Incentives; Managers; Taxation; Career Concerns; Autocrats; Communism; Soft Budget Constraints; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : "Taxation, Career Concerns and CEO Pay". This paper proposes a simple dynamic model of equilibrium CEO compensation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Incentives in Education and Moral Behavior in Groups

    Author : Pol Campos-Mercade; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Field experiment; Academic performance; Threshold incentives; Lab experiment; Moral action; Group size; Bystander effect; Volunteer s dilemma; Social preferences;

    Abstract : This thesis uses field experiments, lab experiments, and theory to study questions that are relevant to the fields of education and behavioral economics.The first paper, Threshold Incentives and Academic Performance, begins with the observation that students often face incentives to reach performance thresholds. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Scramble for Rents : Foreign Aid and Armed Conflict

    Author : Margareta Sollenberg; Mats Hammarström; Peter Wallensteen; Erik Melander; Margit Bussmann; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; armed conflict; civil conflict; civil war; coup d etat; foreign aid; rents; institutions; aid dependence; aid shocks; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Previous research has not specified the circumstances under which foreign aid may increase the probability of armed conflict. The purpose of this dissertation is to address this gap by employing a theoretical framework in which foreign aid produces incentives for a rent-seeking scramble among elites. READ MORE

  4. 4. Timing options and taxation : essays on the economics of firm creation and tax evasion

    Author : Tomas Forsfält; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Företagsbeskattning; Småföretag;

    Abstract : Taxation of Small Firms under Uncertainty: A Real Option View of Firm CreationThis paper addresses the impact of the tax system on the incentives to become self-employed. The new approach here is that the creation of a firm is assumed to be an opportunity but not an obligation, that is, a real option. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Social Interactions and the Long-term Effects of Early-Life Conditions

    Author : Peter Nilsson; Per Johansson; Patrik Hesselius; Janet Currie; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Early-life conditions; social interactions; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays. Essay 1: From the late 1970s through mid 1990s blood-lead levels decreased drastically in Swedish children due to the sharp phase-out of leaded gasoline. READ MORE