Search for dissertations about: "behavioral economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 76 swedish dissertations containing the words behavioral economics.

  1. 1. Nudges, Prosocial Preferences & Behavior : Essays in Behavioral Economics

    Author : Erik Gråd; Ranjula Bali Swain; Mats Bergman; Fredrik Carlsson; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nudge; Prosocial Preferences; Public Goods Game; Network; Renewable Energy; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Nudges are interventions based on behavioral insights and have received a great deal of attention in recent years. This dissertation investigates how nudges may affect prosocial preferences and behavior through their intended effects, but also their unintended consequences. READ MORE

  2. 2. We are (not) anonymous : Essays on anonymity, discrimination and online hate

    Author : Joakim Jansson; Björn Tyrefors; Björn Öckert; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Anonymity; Discrimination; Hate; Applied Econometrics; Gender Economics; Labor Economics; Political Economics; Behavioral Economics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Haters gonna hate? - Anonymity, misogyny and hate against foreigners in online discussions on political topics. A crucial aspect of freedom of expression is anonymity, but anonymity is a contentious matter. It enables individuals to discuss without fear of repercussions, but anonymity can also lead to hateful writings threatening other's freedom. READ MORE

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

    Author : Fredrik Hansen; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  4. 4. Radical Right, Identity, and Retaliation

    Author : Sirus Håfström Dehdari; David Strömberg; Torsten Persson; Sascha Becker; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Far-right Parties; Political Economics; Institutional Economics; Identity Formation; Behavioral Economics; Gender Economics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Economic Distress and Support for Far-right Parties – Evidence from Sweden. This paper studies the effects of economic distress on support for far-right parties. READ MORE

  5. 5. Financial literacy, motivated reasoning, and gender : essays in behavioral economics

    Author : Thérèse Lind; Ali M. Ahmed; Gustav Tinghög; Daniel Västfjäll; Morten Lau; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Financial Literacy; Financial Behavior; Financial Well-being; Motivated Reasoning; Gender Differences; Behavioral Economics; Experiments;

    Abstract : I wrote this thesis to create a better understanding of how individual characteristics influence our feelings, our behavior and our way of interpreting information. My focus is on financial behavior and financial information, however I also consider a political context. READ MORE