Search for dissertations about: "household behavior"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 swedish dissertations containing the words household behavior.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Essays on Household Behavior and Time-Use

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Daniel Hallberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Time-use; Household behavior; Slutsky matrix; Income-pooling; Household labor supply; Child care; Family economics; Simultaneous equation system; Process benefits; Synchronous leisure; Working hours; Togetherness; Statistical matching; Aggregation bias; House price; Volume of trade; Search; Nationalekonomi; Tidsanvändning; Hushållsbeteende; Slutsky matris; Inkomstsammanslagning; Hushållets arbetsutbud; Barnomsorg; Familjeekonomi; Simultana ekvationssystem; Aktivitetsnytta; Samtidig fritid; Arbetstider; Samhörighet; Statistisk matching; Aggregeringsbias; Huspriser; Omsättningsvolym; Sökning.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : Essay 1 studies the household's decision to supply labor and tests if the so-called unitary model holds. What is subject to a test is the resulting symmetry of the Slutsky matrix, i.e., that the compensated cross-wage effects are equal. READ MORE

  3. 3. Expensive time and busy money : A study of households' substitution between time and expenditures in consumption and household production with emphasis on the food section

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Jan Lindvall; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1989]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Household production; consumer behavior; informal sector; home economics; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study deals with household production. The subject is defined as activities with an outcome that can be substituted for that of the work of others. Household production is a part of the unrecorded, informal sector, and a number of previous studies have shown that this subsector is quite large. READ MORE

  4. 4. Power Outages, Increasing Block Tariffs and Billing Knowledge

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs unversitet

    Author : Tensay Hadush Meles; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Power outages; defensive behavior; willingness to pay; Ethiopia; generalized propensity score; Residential electricity demand; shared connections; increasing block tariff; bunching analysis; panel data; Billing knowledge; consumer behavior; non-linear electricity price; field experiment;

    Abstract : Preferences for Improved Electricity Services in Developing Countries: Household’s Defensive Behavior and Willingness to Pay Access to electricity has received much attention but its reliability has been given less focus. Thus, uninterrupted power supply remains a critical challenge facing households in low-income developing countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Help-Seeking and Causal Attributions for Helping

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ingrid Olsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; Causal attributions; communication; consensus; directness; gender; help-seeking; household-management; indirect; prosocial-behavior; self-serving; sex-differences; spouses; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates help-seeking and effects of help-seeking on causal attributions for helping (i.e., what people believe caused help or lack of help). Additionally, it examines self-serving and other-serving attributions (i. READ MORE