Search for dissertations about: "Voluntary contribution"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words Voluntary contribution.

  1. 1. Work in voluntary welfare organizations : A sociological study of voluntary welfare organizations in Sweden

    Author : Sébastien Chartrand; Göran Ahrne; Apostolis Papakostas; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; volunteering; work; voluntary organization; Sweden; employee; volunteer; organization; public sector; professionalization; folkrörelser; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : Since Sweden has one of the most comprehensive welfare states, the role of voluntary organizations active in the field of welfare is often neglected. The unique Swedish nonprofit sector is characterized by 1) the tradition of popular mass movements in which members are central and the real owners of the organization, 2) large membership and volunteering, but low employment levels, 3) dominance in the fields of culture and recreation, but the relative marginalization in welfare. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prosocial Behavior, Social Interaction and Development: Experimental Evidence from Vietnam

    Author : Nam Pham Khanh; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Voluntary contribution; local public goods; social influence; default contribution; conditional cooperation; disclosure; social preferences; preferences for relative position; preference stability; moral licensing; moral cleansing; adaptation to climate change; social capital; field experiment; natural experiment; lab experiment; Vietnam.;

    Abstract : Paper 1. Funding a New Bridge in Rural Vietnam: A Field Experiment on Conditional Cooperation and Default Contributions The ability to provide public goods is essential for economic and social development, yet there is very limited empirical evidence regarding contributions to a real local public good in developing countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Environmental Economics

    Author : Erika Budh; Lars Hultkrantz; Chuan-Zhong Li; Ing-Marie Gren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Environmental economics; public good; public bad; negative externality; voluntary contribution; experiment; envionmental objectives; multiple emission reductions; sub-optimization; linear programming; multivariate stochastic control; emission trading; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of four self-contained essays.Essay IThis essay reports on an experimental study of how voluntary contributions in a public good game are affected by framing. In the public good context, average wealth improves from contributions. In the defensive contexts, the voluntary contributions prevent reductions in average wealth. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Behavioral Economics and Policies for Provision of Ecosystem Services

    Author : Anna Nordén; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; behavioral economics; economic experiments; monetary incentives; conditional payments; Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation REDD ; payment for ecosystem services PES programs; targeting; spillovers; field experiment; cash payments; in-kind payments; stated preferences; crowding out; entrance fee; donation; voluntary contribution; protected areas; Costa Rica;

    Abstract : Forests provide key ecosystem services such as clean water, timber, habitat for fisheries, carbon sequestration, pollination, and biodiversity. However, many of these services are being lost or degraded at a furious pace, brought about by human activity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Behavioral Economics and Policies for Provision of Ecosystem Services

    Author : Anna Nordén; Department of Economics ; Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; behavioral economics; economic experiments; monetary incentives; conditional payments; Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation REDD ; payment for ecosystem services PES programs; targeting; spillovers; field experiment; cash payments; in-kind payments; stated preferences; crowding out; entrance fee; donation; voluntary contribution; protected areas; Costa Rica;

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