Search for dissertations about: "inequality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 358 swedish dissertations containing the word inequality.

  1. 1. Inequality, Globalization and Health

    Author : Therese Nilsson; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Liberalization; Height-for-age; Life expectancy; Inequality measurement; Multidimensionality; Globalization; Inequality; Health; Household data; Panel data; Zambia;

    Abstract : This thesis contains four independent studies that analyze various aspects of the nexus of inequality, globalization, and health with the aim to build our knowledge so some of the empirical relationships connecting these three concepts. Using data on four welfare attributes in Zambian households, Chapter 2 explores three approaches to evaluate multidimensional inequality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Inequality and Macroeconomic Policy Essays on Climate, Immigration and Fiscal Intervention

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Laurence Malafry; Per Krusell; Kjetil Storesletten; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Macroeconomics; inequality; climate change; carbon taxation; immigration; labour market; fiscal multipliers; austerity; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays in economics.Optimal Climate Policy with Household Wealth Inequality. Policy makers concerned with setting optimal carbon taxes to address climate change externalities often employ integrated assessment models (IAMs). READ MORE

  3. 3. Inequality, Health, and Smoking

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Gustav Kjellsson; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health Inequality; Inequality measurement; Smoking; Survey Methods; Health survey; Hospitalization; Recall error; Recall periods; Concentration index; bounded variables;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five self-contained, yet related, research papers, which all contribute to the economic literature on socioeconomic differences in health and health related behavior. The first two papers provide a compass in the discussion of how to measure health inequality and, more specifically, how to adjust measures and concepts when moving from an unbounded income variable to a bounded (or binary) health variable. READ MORE

  4. 4. Estimating income inequality : large sample inference in finite populations

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Arne Sandström; Stockholms universitet.; [1983]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; order statistics and concomitant of order statistics; functionals; stochastic differentials; weighted empirical distribution function; income inequality; Gini coefficient;

    Abstract : During the last decades the interest in measuring income inequality has substantially increased. In this work we consider measures related to the Lorenz Curve, e g the Gini coefficient. These measures are decomposable^ g the inequality in disposable income can be assigned to various income sources. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fairness, Reciprocity and Inequality: Experimental evidence from South Africa

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Martine Visser; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; inequality; cooperation; punishment; public goods; experimental economics; social norms; inequality aversion; altruism; reciprocity; stake size; social capital; South Africa;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of six papers, related to artifactual field experiments, conducted in South Africa. The main focus of the thesis is the effect of different forms of heterogeneity on cooperation and punishment within groups. READ MORE