Search for dissertations about: "incentives"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 421 swedish dissertations containing the word incentives.

  1. 1. Essays on Incentives and Leadership

    University dissertation from Institute for International Economic Studies

    Author : Martin Bech Holte; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Incentives; Managers; Taxation; Career Concerns; Autocrats; Communism; Soft Budget Constraints; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : "Taxation, Career Concerns and CEO Pay". This paper proposes a simple dynamic model of equilibrium CEO compensation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Customer Rewards Programs Designing Incentives for Repeated Purchase

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Henrik Sällberg; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Customer rewards program; incentives; repeated purchase; delayed reward; membership levels; group reward; consumption habit; non-linearity;

    Abstract : Firms have since long given their regular customers special treatment. With the help of IT, many firms have established formal ways to do this. An example is a so-called customer rewards program (CRP), by which the firm rewards the customer for repeated purchase. Firms allocate large resources in these programs with millions of customers enrolled. READ MORE

  3. 3. Building Sustainability Studies on incentives in construction and management of real estate

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Lovisa Högberg; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management; sustainability; sustainable buildings; sustainable renovation; sustainable construction; sustainable management; housing; sustainable building certification; energy efficiency; incentives;

    Abstract : Den här avhandlingen sammanfattar arbetet från flera studier med koppling till hållbarhet inom bygg och förvaltning av fastigheter. Begreppet hållbarhet omfattar här tre dimensioner: miljömässig, social och ekonomisk hållbarhet, och fokus ligger på de aktörer som har mest möjlighet att påverka fastigheterna, nämligen fastighetsägare och projektutvecklare. READ MORE

  4. 4. Designing Public Organizations and Institutions: Essays on Coordination and Incentives

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Jens Dietrichson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Organizations; institutions; coordination; incentives; performance measurement; communication; budget processes; local governments; fiscal performance; bailouts;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introduction and four self-contained chapters that address issues of how organizations and institutions should be designed in order to provide adequate incentives and enable coordination. The first essay uses a multi-task principal-agent model to examine two reasons why coordination problems are common when public sector organizations share responsibilities: the incentives to coordinate resource allocation and the difficulties of measuring performance. READ MORE

  5. 5. On Incentives affecting Risk and Asset Management of Power Distribution

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Carl Johan Wallnerström; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; asset management; correlation studies; incentives; investment planning; maintenance planning; power distribution; reliability analysis; risk management; statistical validation; tariff regulation; vulnerability analysis; weather states; TECHNOLOGY Electrical engineering; electronics and photonics Electric power engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Elektroteknik; elektronik och fotonik Elkraftteknik; MATHEMATICS Applied mathematics Mathematical statistics; MATEMATIK Tillämpad matematik Matematisk statistik; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    Abstract : The introduction of performance based tariff regulations along with higher media and political pressure have increased the need for well-performed risk and asset management applied to electric power distribution systems (DS), which is an infrastructure considered as a natural monopoly. Compared to other technical systems, DS have special characteristics which are important to consider. READ MORE