Search for dissertations about: "in experimental economics"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 102 swedish dissertations containing the words in experimental economics.

  1. 21. Time and inequality - A study of individual preferences

    Author : Hjördis Hardardottir; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Behavioral economics; Experimental economics; Individual preferences; Time preferences; Social preferences; income inequality; Health inequality;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three papers that study individual preferences. The focus of the first two papers is on time preferences. In the third paper, preferences regarding how inequality in health and income should be defined are elicited. READ MORE

  2. 22. Self-Control, Financial Well-Being, and Motivated Reasoning : Essays in Behavioral Finance

    Author : Camilla Strömbäck; Ali M. Ahmed; Gustav Tinghög; Daniel Västfjäll; Marcus Selart; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Dual-process theory; Self-control; Financial behavior; Financial well-being; Affective forecasting; Motivated reasoning;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to improve our understanding of how individual differences in intuitive and analytic decision making are associated with people’s behavior as well as their well-being. The first three essays investigate, in turn, how self-control—a typical System 2 driven ability—correlates with financial behavior, financial well-being, and affective forecasting ability. READ MORE

  3. 23. The Demand for Health and the Contingent Valuation Method

    Author : Bengt Liljas; Lunds universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; econometrics; Economics; Willingness to Pay; Contingent Valuation; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Economic Evaluation; Risk perception; Insurance; Grossman model; Uncertainty; Demand for Health; Health Economics; economic theory; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : The theoretical part develops Michael Grossman’s dynamic demand-for-health model by (a) letting the depreciation rate depend upon the level of health, (b) allowing a continuous set of health states, (c) introducing uncertainty (by letting health be a stochastic variable), (d) introducing social and private insurance and (e) releasing the assumption of an isoperimetric budget constraint. Beside the theoretical results, there are also results with important policy implications. READ MORE

  4. 24. Gender, Incentives, and the Division of Labor

    Author : Ylva Moberg; Eva Mörk; Helena Holmlund; Mari Rege; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Parental Leave; Division of Labor; Labor Supply; Same-sex Couples; Transition to Parenthood; Gender Norms; Housing Allowance; In-Work Tax Credits; Take-Up of Transfer Programs; Secondary Earners’ Participation Elasticity; Föräldraledighet; arbetsfördelning; samkönade par; föräldraskap; könsnormer; bostadsbidrag; skatte- och bidragssystem; incitament; arbetskraftsdeltagande; arbetsutbudselasticitet; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays. Essay 1: The length of parental leave entitlements is known to affect take-up rates, division of parental leave between parents, and the mother's decision to return to work. So far, however, the importance of the level of benefit has received little attention in the literature. READ MORE

  5. 25. Deciding Fast and Slow : How Intuitive and Reflective Thinking Influence Decision Making

    Author : David Andersson; Gustav Tinghög; Gaute Torsvik; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Dual-process Theory; Experimental economics; Intuition; Reflection; Emotion; Time pressure; Nudge;

    Abstract : Paper I “Intuition and cooperation reconsidered”: Does intuition make people more cooperative? Rand et al. (Rand, Greene, & Nowak, 2012) reported increased cooperation in social dilemmas after forcing individuals to decide quickly. READ MORE