Search for dissertations about: "flypaper effects"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words flypaper effects.

  1. 1. Essays on redistribution and local public expenditures

    University dissertation from Umeå : Nationalekonomi

    Author : Mikael Witterblad; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; optimal taxation; unemployment; durable goods; flypaper effects; intergovernmental relations; demand system; local government spending; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of a summary and four papers. The first two papers are theoretical contributions within the area of optimal taxation and public expenditures under asymmetric information between the government and the private sector, and the last two are empirical contributions to the literature on local public expenditures. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on the Evaluation of Public Policies

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Michihito Ando; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Local income growth; Local employment; Nuclear power facilities; Synthetic control method; Quantitative case study; Regression kink design; Endogenous treatment; Intergovernmental grants; Flypaper effect; Treatment effect heterogeneity; Instrumental variable; Oral health; Dentures; Price elasticity; Regression discontinuity design; Cost sharing; Randomization test; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained papers.Essay 1: This paper uses the synthetic control (SC) method to examine how the establishment of Nuclear Power Facilities (NPFs) in Japan in the 1970s and 1980s has affected local per capita income levels in the municipalities in which they were located (NPF municipalities). READ MORE

  3. 3. Empirical Essays in Political and Public Economics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Author : Heléne Lundqvist; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political careers; Ethnic heterogeneity; Income redistribution; Fiscal federalism; Intergovernmental grants; Public employment; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1: Despite the key role played by political payoffs in theory, very little is known empirically about the types of payoffs that motivate politicians. The purpose of this paper is to bring light onto this. I estimate causal effects of being elected in a local election on monetary returns. READ MORE