Search for dissertations about: "income distribution"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 138 swedish dissertations containing the words income distribution.

  1. 1. Just Distribution : Rawlsian Liberalism and the Politics of Basic Income

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Simon Birnbaum; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap; John Rawls; Philippe Van Parijs; radical liberalism; real libertarianism; basic income; reciprocity; welfare universalism;

    Abstract : Should liberal egalitarians endorse the idea of an unconditional basic income for all? This thesis defends a politics of unconditional universalism, offering a liberty-respecting and non-perfectionist basis for maximin-guided policies. The argument starts off from a Rawlsian justification of basic income in the context of institutional ideal theory. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Consumption - Aggregation, Asymmetry and Asset Distributions

    University dissertation from Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Author : Mårten Bjellerup; Växjö universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Aggregate consumption; Aggregation; Asymmetry; Wealth distribution; Income distribution; Concavity; Permanent Income Hypothesis; Buffer stock saving; Precautionary saving; consumption; saving; Euler equation; error correction; skew-t distribution; gamma distribution; dispersion; non-linear model; durable goods; nondurable goods; household level data; consumption function; marginal propensity to consume; current resources; consumption expenditure; life-cycle model; univariate test; multivariate test; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The dissertation consists of four self-contained essays on consumption. Essays 1 and 2 consider different measures of aggregate consumption, and Essays 3 and 4 consider how the distributions of income and wealth affect consumption from a macro and micro perspective, respectively. READ MORE

  3. 3. Income, Energy Taxation, and the Environment An Econometric analysis

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för nationalekonomi, Umeå universitet

    Author : Tarek Ghalwash; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Household consumption; energy demand; emissions; rebound effect; energy taxation; tax elasticities Environmental services; income elasticities; Engel Curves; income distribution.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four papers: two of them deal with the relationship between consumption, energy taxation, and emissions on macro level, and two of them focuses on the effects of changes in consumption and income on the environmental quality on a micro level.The main objective of paper [I] is to examine how exogenous technological progress, in terms of an increase in energy efficiency, affects consumption choice by Swedish households and thereby emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), sulphur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxide (NOx). READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Income Risk and Inequality

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Karl Harmenberg; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; income risk; income inequality; consumption; durable goods; cyclical skewness; top-income inequality; gender gap; glass ceiling; assortative mating; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Consumption Dynamics under Time-Varying Unemployment Risk We study the response of households' demand for durable goods to fluctuations in unemployment risk. First, using survey data, we document that household durable expenditures react strongly to unemployment risk, while the effect on nondurable expenditures is indistinguishable from zero. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inequality, Poverty and Income Mobility - Studies based om micro data for the city of Göteborg, Sweden, 1925-2003

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Birgitta Jansson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Micro data; Panel data; Poverty traps; Income distribution; Inequality; Top incomes; Welfare state; Household disposable income; Income mobility; Intragenerational mobility; Intergenerational mobility; Socioeconomic mobility;

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