Search for dissertations about: "other-regarding preferences"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words other-regarding preferences.

  1. 1. Essays on antibiotics use: Nudges, preferences & welfare benefits

    Author : Linnea Wickström Östervall; Jakob Svensson; Astri Muren; Kjetil Bjorvatn; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; field experiment; nudge; reminder; common resources; antibiotics use; resistance; altruism; other-regarding preferences; time preferences; social security; temporary parental leave; natural experiment; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The stock of effective antibiotics can be seen as a common resource. Depletion of this potentially renewable, but currently finite, resource through the development of resistance poses an important policy problem. Prudent use can delay the spread of resistance. It is hence interesting to study factors that affect use and overuse of antibiotics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social-Policy Attitudes and the Great Recession : Changes in Perceptions of Unemployment Insurance, Forced and Unforced Immigration, and Taxation

    Author : Ariel E. Young; Joakim Palme; Karl-Oskar Lindgren; Che-Yuan Liang; Moira Nelson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; economic crisis; public opinion; human motives; welfare policy; unemployment insurance; taxation; immigration; self-interest; behavioral science; other-regarding preferences; deservingness heuristic; quantitative methods; quasi-natural experiment; Statskunskap; Political Science; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Welfare policies have long been met with both scorn and support among voters. Yet, studies reveal that in the presence of declining economic conditions the division between those that support and those that oppose welfare policies appears to diminish. READ MORE

  3. 3. Generalized trust and the collective action dilemma of immunization

    Author : Björn Rönnerstrand; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Collective action; immunization; pandemics; A H1N1 ; generalized trust; reciprocity; social capital; Sweden; United States;

    Abstract : Immunization is one of the most cost-efficient medical treatments available. But the potential for societies to secure the public health benefits generated by vaccinations can be reduced by the collective action dilemma of immunization. READ MORE