Search for dissertations about: "economics 2015"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 186 swedish dissertations containing the words economics 2015.

  1. 1. Essays on Urban Economics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Author : Ina Blind; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Infrastructure investment; commuting; job access; public transit; labor market outcomes; migration; residential sorting; residential segregation; housing mix; tenure type mix; mosques; call to prayer; house prices; neighborhood dynamics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1 (with Olof Åslund and Matz Dahlberg): In this essay we investigate the impact of commuter train access on individual labor market outcomes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Taxes, Nudges, and Conformity Essays in Labor and Behavioral Economics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Egebark Johan; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Youth unemployment; Payroll tax; Self-employment tax; Tax subsidy; Labor costs; Resource conservation; Default option; Moral appeal; Social interactions; Contagion; Natural Field Experiment; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four papers summarized as follows.Do Payroll Tax Cuts Raise Youth Employment? We study whether payroll tax reductions are an effective means to raise youth employment. In 2007, the Swedish employer-paid payroll tax was cut on a large scale for young workers, substantially reducing labor costs for this group. READ MORE

  3. 3. Apartment price determinants A comparison between Sweden and Germany

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Sviatlana Anop; KTH.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Apartment price determinants; house price determinants; valuation for mortgage purposes; bank lending policies; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management;

    Abstract : Similar development of economic fundamentals in Germany over the last two decades did not lead to the same dramatic house price increases as it is in Sweden. What can explain this house price stability over a long period? This thesis attempts to find the answer this question. READ MORE

  4. 4. Innovation and Productivity A Microdata Analysis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Pardis Nabavi; KTH.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis consists of four papers. The first two papers deal with firms’ innovation strategies, knowledge spillover and their impact on growth and productivity. The last two papers are focused on spinoffs and their survival. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on behavioral economics and policy design

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Mónica Marcela Jaime Torres; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Spillover effects; Social information; Randomized evaluation; Social norms; Peer effects; Water utilities; Common Agricultural Policy; Micro-analysis of farm firms; Panel data models; Subsidy decoupling;

    Abstract : Chapter 1: Social norms and information diffusion in water-saving programs: Evidence from a randomized field experiment in Colombia This paper investigates spillover effects of a social information campaign aimed at encouraging residential water savings in Colombia. The campaign was organized as a randomized field experiment, consisting of monthly delivery of consumption reports, including normative messages, for one year. READ MORE