Search for dissertations about: "experimental economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 106 swedish dissertations containing the words experimental economics.

  1. 1. Essays on experimental economics : bargaining, auctions, reservation-price elicitation and political stock markets

    Author : Joakim Sonnegård; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Experimental methods are used to investigate five separate topics in economics:Determination of First Movers in Sequential Bargaining Games: An Experimental Study: Experimental research has found that first movers in bargaining games tend to offer their counterparts more than noncooperative game theory predicts. Previous experiments on bargaining games have frequently been designed in such a way that the first mover is determined randomly among the experimental subjects. 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. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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