Search for dissertations about: "preferences for relative position"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words preferences for relative position.

  1. 1. Individual Preferences, Choices, and Risk Perceptions - survey based evidence

    Author : Elina Lampi; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; administrators; aircraft; airports; birth order; choice experiment; citizens; environmental policy; female infertility; free entrance; general risk; health care; information; media; museum; natural experiment; noise; only-child; optimistic bias; personal risk; positional concern; relative income; siblings; stated preferences; visitor composition.;

    Abstract : Paper 1 investigates how birth order and having siblings affect positional concerns in terms of success at work and of income. We find that only-children are the most positional, but that number of siblings increases the concern for their position among those who grew up together with siblings. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Resources and relative deprivation : Analysing mechanisms behind income, inequality and ill-health

    Author : Monica Åberg Yngwe; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Social inequalities; income; self-rated health; absolute income; relative income; relative deprivation;

    Abstract : Even in more egalitarian welfare states health is related to income. Improvements in health are acknowledged over the entire income distribution, albeit with decreasing marginal returns of health at higher income levels. READ MORE

  4. 4. On the Economics and Politics of Mobility

    Author : Mounir Karadja; David Strömberg; Maria Petrova; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political economics; migration; development economics; microeconometrics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Exit, Voice and Political Change: Evidence from Swedish Mass Migration to the United States. During the Age of Mass Migration, 30 million Europeans immigrated to the United States. We study the long-term political effects of this large-scale migration episode on origin communities using detailed historical data from Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays in Macroeconomics and Household Finance

    Author : Richard Foltyn; Per Krusell; Kurt Mitman; Paolo Sodini; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Experience-based Learning, Stock Market Participation and Portfolio ChoiceRecent evidence suggests that lifetime experiences play an important role in determining households' investment choices. I incorporate these findings and the fact that household portfolios are underdiversified into an otherwise standard life-cycle model and examine to what extent they can help resolve long-standing puzzles in the literature regarding stock market participation and the fraction of financial wealth invested in risky assets. READ MORE