Search for dissertations about: "in experimental economics"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 102 swedish dissertations containing the words in experimental economics.

  1. 6. 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

  2. 7. Studies in climate change policy : theory and experiments

    Author : Björn Carlén; Jason Shogren; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Emission Quota Trade Among the Few: Laboratory Evidence of Joint Implementation Among Committed Countries. The purpose of the laboratory tests reported here is to identify a well-functioning design, tailored for an upcoming unique experiment using real-world relevant decision makers for carbon emission reductions trade among four countries committed to binding carbon emission limits, a form of so-called joint implementation. READ MORE

  3. 8. Essays on Environmental Economics

    Author : Erika Budh; Lars Hultkrantz; Chuan-Zhong Li; Ing-Marie Gren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Environmental economics; public good; public bad; negative externality; voluntary contribution; experiment; envionmental objectives; multiple emission reductions; sub-optimization; linear programming; multivariate stochastic control; emission trading; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of four self-contained essays.Essay IThis essay reports on an experimental study of how voluntary contributions in a public good game are affected by framing. In the public good context, average wealth improves from contributions. In the defensive contexts, the voluntary contributions prevent reductions in average wealth. READ MORE

  4. 9. Fairness, technology adoption, water sanitation and pandemic control : Six essays on four topics in Development Economics

    Author : Selene Ghisolfi; Jakob Svensson; Ingvild Almas; Aureo de Paula; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fairness; Bargaining; Field experiment; Lab-in-the-field; optimal policy; Community-Driven Development; Water Sanitation; Agriculture; Technology adoption; Market for quality; Covid-19; Mortality rates; Developing countries; Behavioural response; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Contribution Requirements and Redistribution Decisions: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh uses a controlled experiment to assess the effects of requiring co-funding to development programs on the efficiency and distribution of benefits within the community.Market Access and Quality Upgrading: Evidence from Randomized Experiments tests if increasing reward to quality produce improves profits, agricultural productivity, and input use, using a randomized experiment in Uganda. READ MORE

  5. 10. Essays on Urban Economics

    Author : Ina Blind; Matz Dahlberg; Olof Åslund; Christine Whitehead; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Infrastructure investment; commuting; job access; public transit; labor market outcomes; migration; residential sorting; residential segregation; housing mix; tenure type mix; mosques; call to prayer; house prices; neighborhood dynamics; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1 (with Olof Åslund and Matz Dahlberg): In this essay we investigate the impact of commuter train access on individual labor market outcomes. READ MORE