Search for dissertations about: "in experimental economics"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 102 swedish dissertations containing the words in experimental economics.

  1. 11. Multi-unit common value auctions : theory and experiments

    Author : Joakim Ahlberg; Lars Hultkrantz; Jan-Eric Nilsson; Jerker Holm; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Multi-Unit Auction; Common Value Auction; Laboratory Experiment; Game Theory; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Q Economics; Q Economics;

    Abstract : Research on auctions that involve more than one identical item for sale was,almost non-existing in the 90’s, but has since then been getting increasing attention. External incentives for this research have come from the US spectrum, sales, the European 3G mobile-phone auctions,  and Internet auctions. READ MORE

  2. 12. Essays on Discrimination in Hiring

    Author : Magnus Carlsson; Dan-Olof Rooth; Jan Ekberg; Petter Lundborg; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ethnic discrimination; sex discrimination; sex segregation; correspondence testing; situation testing; field experiments; hiring; job search; exit from unemployment; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays on discrimination in hiring. Essay I (co-authored with Dan-Olof Rooth) present evidence of ethnic discrimination in the recruitment process by sending fictitious applications to real job openings. READ MORE

  3. 13. Essays on Development Policy and the Political Economy of Conflict

    Author : Miri Stryjan; Jakob Svensson; Rohini Somanathan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Development Economics; Political Economics; Electoral processes; Political selection; Community driven development; Conflict; Political Elites; Community Meetings; Rainfall; Microfinance; Savings; Credit contract structure; Business growth; SMEs; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Electoral Rules and Leader Selection: Experimental Evidence from Ugandan Community Groups. Despite a large body of work documenting how electoral systems affect policy outcomes, less is known about their impact on leader selection. READ MORE

  4. 14. School Choice, School Performance and School Segregation : Institutions and Design

    Author : Dany Kessel; Jonas Vlachos; Roine Vestman; Hessel Oosterbeek; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; School choice; school segregation; school performance; priority structures; information; gender; competition; experiment; house prices; housing wealth; consumption; house price elasticity; marginal propensity to consume; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained chapters. The first chapter, Are Parents Uninformed? – The Impact of School Performance Information on School Choice Behavior and Student Assignment, is co-authored by Elsisabet Olme. We investigate the effects of school performance information on school choice behavior and student assignment. READ MORE

  5. 15. The Role of Public Policies for Energy Technology Development : Their Innovation Effects and Interaction

    Author : Kristoffer Bäckström; Robert Lundmark; Göran Bostedt; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Innovation; Innovation economics; Patents; Energy policy; Pilot and demonstration plants; Public policy; Economics of technological change; Innovation; teknisk utveckling; inducerad teknisk utveckling; miljöpolitiska styrmedel; miljöekonomi; patent; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to analyze the role of public policies for technological development (i.e., innovation) in the renewable energy sector. The thesis consists of an introductory part and three self-contained papers. READ MORE