Search for dissertations about: "lab experiment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 swedish dissertations containing the words lab experiment.

  1. 1. Prosocial Behavior, Social Interaction and Development: Experimental Evidence from Vietnam

    Author : Nam Pham Khanh; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Voluntary contribution; local public goods; social influence; default contribution; conditional cooperation; disclosure; social preferences; preferences for relative position; preference stability; moral licensing; moral cleansing; adaptation to climate change; social capital; field experiment; natural experiment; lab experiment; Vietnam.;

    Abstract : Paper 1. Funding a New Bridge in Rural Vietnam: A Field Experiment on Conditional Cooperation and Default Contributions The ability to provide public goods is essential for economic and social development, yet there is very limited empirical evidence regarding contributions to a real local public good in developing countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. The measurement of chemical persistence in the field by benchmarking : Theory and Experiment

    Author : Hongyan Zou; Michael McLachlan; Keri Hornbuckle; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; chemical benchmarking; persistence; half-lives; modeling; threshold benchmarking; Applied Environmental Science; tillämpad miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : Persistence is one of the core criteria in chemical exposure and hazard assessment. It is often defined as the half-life for the removal of a chemical from a specified environment by transformation. Chemicals with long transformation half-lives may pose high risks for wildlife or humans and be subject to long-range transport to remote areas. READ MORE

  3. 3. Economic Experiments on Behavior, Beliefs and Preferences

    Author : Marco Islam; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Field Experiment; Motivated Reasoning; Risk Preferences; Time Preferences; Lab Experiment; Intertemporal Choice; Prosocial Behavior; Repeated Interaction; Affirmative Action; Discrimination; Gender;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of four independent papers, which share the use of experimental methods. Using different settings – the field, the lab, an online platform, and telephone interviews – I study economic behavior and its underpinning beliefs and preferences. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lab work in science education : Instruction, inscription, and the practical achievement of understanding

    Author : Oskar Lindwall; Berner Lindström; Tim Koschmann; Linköpings universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Lab work; science education; educational technology; classroom interaction; ethnomethodology; naturvetenskapliga laborationer; IT i utbildning; klassrumsstudier; etnometodologi; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : Taking an analytical perspective founded on ethnomethodology and conversation analysis, the four studies presented in this thesis provide detailed analyses of video recorded lab work in mechanics at secondary and university level. The investigated activities all build on educational design afforded by a technology called probeware. READ MORE

  5. 5. Incentives in Education and Moral Behavior in Groups

    Author : Pol Campos-Mercade; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Field experiment; Academic performance; Threshold incentives; Lab experiment; Moral action; Group size; Bystander effect; Volunteer s dilemma; Social preferences;

    Abstract : This thesis uses field experiments, lab experiments, and theory to study questions that are relevant to the fields of education and behavioral economics.The first paper, Threshold Incentives and Academic Performance, begins with the observation that students often face incentives to reach performance thresholds. READ MORE