Search for dissertations about: "contract choice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words contract choice.

  1. 1. Contract Choice and Trust in Informal Groundwater Markets

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan, Department of Economics

    Author : Yashodha Yashodha; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Output-shared contract; Fixed-price contract; Lab-in-field experiment; Random parameter model; Endogenous matching; Omitted variable bias; Trust; Altruism; Kinship;

    Abstract : Bargaining and Contract Choice: Evidence from Informal Groundwater Contracts Informal market arrangements are often in place when formal institutions are too weak to establish a formal mechanism for resource allocation. In this paper, we study informal groundwater contracts in India, in particular, the bargaining power of sellers and buyers. READ MORE

  2. 2. School Choice, School Performance and School Segregation Institutions and Design

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Dany Kessel; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; School choice; school segregation; school performance; priority structures; information; gender; competition; experiment; house prices; housing wealth; consumption; house price elasticity; marginal propensity to consume; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained chapters. The first chapter, Are Parents Uninformed? – The Impact of School Performance Information on School Choice Behavior and Student Assignment, is co-authored by Elsisabet Olme. We investigate the effects of school performance information on school choice behavior and student assignment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Efficient Winter Road Maintenance : A Study of Technical and Contractual Issues

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Adel Abdi; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; climate; road climate and weather; road surface roughness; road friction; winter tyre; winter maintenance tools; RWIS; weather station; winter maintenance; contract type; road maintenance contract; winter maintenance contract; partnering; strategic alliance; public procurement; tender; incentives; bundling services; payment mechanism; remuneration models; Civil and Architectural Engineering; Byggvetenskap;

    Abstract : Since ancient times, roads have tied people and cultures together. Roads have been createdwith the aim of facilitating trade and cultural exchange among different regions in the world. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Employment Contract between Ethics and Economics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Lars Lindblom; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; Justice; work; efficiency; desert; consent; contestability; workplace inspections; whistleblowing; the market; equality of resources; justice as fairness; the employment contract; praktisk filosofi; Practical Philosophy;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates what work ought to be like. The answer it presents consists of an outline of a liberaltheory of justice in the employment contract based on theory developed in the area of political philosophy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Power to the people electricity demand and household behavior

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Mattias Vesterberg; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; electricity demand; real-time pricing; demand flexibility; elasticity; appliance-level data; end-use; media; contract choice; de-regulated market; household behavior; intermittent electricity production; efficiency; imperfect information;

    Abstract : Paper [I] Using a unique and highly detailed data set on energy consumption at the appliance-level for 200 Swedish households, seemingly unrelated regression (SUR)-based end-use specific load curves are estimated. The estimated load curves are then used to explore possible restrictions on load shifting (e.g. READ MORE