Search for dissertations about: "health economics."

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  1. 1. Essays in Environmental Management and Economics: Public Health, Risk and Strategic Environmental Assessment

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Univ., Department of Economics, School of Business, Economics and Law

    Author : Daniel Slunge; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; risk; risk perception; public health; strategic environmental assessment; institutions; governance; willingness to pay; protective behaviour; vector-borne diseases; ticks; TBE; tick-borne encephalitis; Lyme borreliosis; climate change;

    Abstract : Abstract Current large-scale environmental and climate change leads to the emergence of new and potentially dramatic risks for individuals and societies. The welfare costs associated with these risks largely depend on our ability to take them into account in decision-making and adapt to new circumstances. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Social Capital, Health and Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health A Health Economic Study

    University dissertation from Muhammad Kamrul Islam

    Author : Kamrul Islam; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; economic systems; economic theory; Economics; econometrics; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; epidemiologi; Folkhälsa; epidemiology; Public health; Sweden; Panel data fixed-effect model; Decomposition analysis; Concentration index; Socioeconomic health inequality; Population aging; Survival analysis; Extended Cox model; Multilevel analysis; Unbalanced panel data; Externalities; Crime rates; Election participation rates; Community social capital; Municipality-level social capital; Systematic review; Egalitarianism; Determinants of health; Mortality; Health-related quality of life; Health; Keywords; Social capital; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : The thesis comprises four independent research papers and a summary that focus on two related dimensions. The first dimension focuses on the understanding of the production of health. Particularly, the question is asked whether community's stock of social capital influence individual's health. READ MORE

  3. 3. Consequences of Poor Housing Essays on Urban and Health Economics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Fredrik Hansson; Matz Dahlberg; Che-Yuan Liang; Aline Bütikofer; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Urban; health; education; in utero; pollution; radiation; uranium; radon; housing prices; happiness; well-being; urbanization; growth; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: Research shows that low fetal doses of radiation from nuclear catastrophes and atmospheric test bombings of nuclear weapons cause cognitive birth defects. These events are uncommon and the radioactive isotopes they create rarely reach harmful levels in nature. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Labor Economics The Role of Government in Labor Supply Choices

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Niklas Blomqvist; Peter Skogman Thoursie; Martin Olsson; Björn Tyrefors; Spencer Bastani; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Involuntary Part-time Employment; Labor Supply; Tax Elasticity; Refugees; Immigration; Integration; Natural Resource Extraction; Family Resources; Health; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : "Right to Work Full-time" Policies and Involuntary Part-time EmploymentThis paper investigates the effect of right to full-time policies implemented to decrease involuntary part-time work for public care workers employed by Swedish municipalities. Taking advantage of a staggered decision process, these policies are evaluated using a difference-in-differences approach. READ MORE

  5. 5. Microeconometric Analyses of Individual Behavior in Public Welfare Systems : Applications in Health and Education Economics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala University, Department of Economics

    Author : Daniel Avdic; Per Johansson; Johan Vikström; Colin Cameron; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; causal effect; public policy; health behavior; gender norms; learning-by-doing; health care access; time-to-graduation; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1: Women have more absenteeism while simultaneously live longer than men. This pattern suggests that men and women's preferences for sickness absence might differ due to e.g. READ MORE