Search for dissertations about: "in experimental economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 101 swedish dissertations containing the words in experimental economics.

  1. 1. Social and Economic Factors in Decision Making under Uncertainty : Five Essays in Behavioral Economics

    Author : Kinga Posadzy; Peter Martinsson; Gustav Tinghög; Pablo Brañas Garza; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; behavioral economics; experimental economics; social factors; coordination; competition; deciding for others; mental accounting;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to improve the understanding of human behavior that goes beyond monetary rewards. In particular, it investigates social influences in individual’s decision making in situations that involve coordination, competition, and deciding for others. Further, it compares how monetary and social outcomes are perceived. 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. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Essays in Political Economics

    Author : Jaakko Meriläinen; Torsten Persson; David Strömberg; Toke Aidt; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Class-based voting; close elections; economic policy; ideology; local government; political parties; political promotions; political representation; politician quality; rank effects; regression discontinuity design; voting behavior; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : When Does Regression Discontinuity Design Work? Evidence from Random Election OutcomesWe use elections data in which a large number of ties in vote counts between candidates are resolved via a lottery to study the personal incumbency advantage. We benchmark non-experimental regression discontinuity design (RDD) estimates against the estimate produced by this experiment that suggests that there is no personal incumbency advantage. READ MORE