Search for dissertations about: "incentives"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 462 swedish dissertations containing the word incentives.

  1. 1. Essays on Incentives and Leadership

    Author : Martin Bech Holte; Torsten Persson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Incentives; Managers; Taxation; Career Concerns; Autocrats; Communism; Soft Budget Constraints; Economics; 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

    Author : Henrik Sällberg; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

    Author : Lovisa Högberg; Hans Lind; Tina Karrbom Gustavsson; Marja Elsinga; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; sustainability; sustainable buildings; sustainable renovation; sustainable construction; sustainable management; housing; sustainable building certification; energy efficiency; incentives; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management;

    Abstract : This thesis summarizes the results from several studies with connection to sustainability in construction and management of real estate. Here, the concept sustainability includes environmental, social and economic dimensions and focus is on the actors with the best possibilities to impact real estate, namely the real estate owners and the developers. READ MORE

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

    Author : Jens Dietrichson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

    Author : Carl Johan Wallnerström; Rajeev Thottappillil; Patrik Hilber; Ulf Sandberg; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; 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; Electric power engineering; Elkraftteknik; Mathematical statistics; Matematisk statistik; Industrial engineering and economy; 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