Search for dissertations about: "lab-in-the-field experiment"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words lab-in-the-field experiment.

  1. 1. Fairness, technology adoption, water sanitation and pandemic control : Six essays on four topics in Development Economics

    Author : Selene Ghisolfi; Jakob Svensson; Ingvild Almas; Aureo de Paula; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fairness; Bargaining; Field experiment; Lab-in-the-field; optimal policy; Community-Driven Development; Water Sanitation; Agriculture; Technology adoption; Market for quality; Covid-19; Mortality rates; Developing countries; Behavioural response; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Contribution Requirements and Redistribution Decisions: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh uses a controlled experiment to assess the effects of requiring co-funding to development programs on the efficiency and distribution of benefits within the community.Market Access and Quality Upgrading: Evidence from Randomized Experiments tests if increasing reward to quality produce improves profits, agricultural productivity, and input use, using a randomized experiment in Uganda. READ MORE

  2. 2. Authoritarian collaboration : Unexpected effects of open government initiatives in China

    Author : Pontus Wallin; Per Strömblad; Douglas Brommesson; Jan Teorell; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Autocracy; authoritarian deliberation; cybernetics; open government initiatives; lab-in-the-field experiment; online anonymity; China; Statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : There is a recent emergence of open government initiatives for citizen participation in policy making in China. Open government initiatives seek to increase the level of participation, deliberation and transparency in government affairs, sometimes by use of Internet fora. READ MORE

  3. 3. Participatory Governance and Public Service Provision

    Author : Serena Cocciolo; Jakob Svensson; Anna Tompsett; Ingvild Almås; Michelle Brock; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Community-Driven Development; Participatory development; Community decision-making; Participation; Safe water; Preferences; Beliefs; Policy design; Impact evaluation; Field experiment; Lab-in-the-field experiment; Randomized Controlled Trial; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : How do Community Contribution Requirements Affect Local Public Good Provision? Experimental Evidence from Safe Water Sources in Bangladesh We exploit the random assignment of communities selected to receive a safe drinking water program to various contribution requirements: cash, labor or no requirement to contribute. Imposing a cash contribution requirement greatly decreases program take-up, while imposing a labour contribution does not. READ MORE

  4. 4. Contract Choice and Trust in Informal Groundwater Markets

    Author : Yashodha Yashodha; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Output-shared contract; Fixed-price contract; Lab-in-field experiment; Random parameter model; Endogenous matching; Omitted variable bias; Trust; Altruism; Kinship;

    Abstract : Bargaining and Contract Choice: Evidence from Informal Groundwater Contracts Informal market arrangements are often in place when formal institutions are too weak to establish a formal mechanism for resource allocation. In this paper, we study informal groundwater contracts in India, in particular, the bargaining power of sellers and buyers. READ MORE