Search for dissertations about: "preferences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 662 swedish dissertations containing the word preferences.

  1. 1. Changing preferences : A study in preferentialism

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Krister Bykvist; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; preference utilitarianism; preferences; consequentialism; intrinsic value; timepartiality; contingent preferences; population ethics; actualism; Filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with preferentialism, a family of theories claiming that moral considerationsshould be based entirely on preferences. The emphasis is on preference utilitarianism,according to which preferences determine the values of outcomes and these values determinewhat we should do. READ MORE

  2. 2. Time and inequality - A study of individual preferences

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund University

    Author : Hjördis Hardardottir; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2019-05-02]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Behavioral economics; Experimental economics; Individual preferences; Time preferences; Social preferences; income inequality; Health inequality;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three papers that study individual preferences. The focus of the first two papers is on time preferences. In the third paper, preferences regarding how inequality in health and income should be defined are elicited. READ MORE

  3. 3. Environmental preferences among steel stakeholders

    University dissertation from Kalmar : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Stina Alriksson; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; conjoint analysis; environmental communication; focus group; light weighting; PLS; preferences; Q-methodology; risk perception; steel; stakeholders; Miljövetenskap; Environmental Science;

    Abstract : Emissions of carbon dioxide, dioxins, nitrogen oxides and particulate matter as well as use of non-renewable resources and energy are some important sustainability challenges for the Swedish steel industry. Much effort has been made, mainly by technical solutions, which to a high degree have decreased the emissions during the last 30 years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bundling for consumers? Understanding complementarity and its effect on consumers' preferences and satisfaction

    University dissertation from Umeå : Handelshögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Erika Knutsson; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Bundling; value; consumer decision making; complementarity; preferences; satisfaction; experiments; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : It is a common market practice to offer two products in a package, so called bundling. While much research investigate how companies can use bundling to increase sales and profit, less is known about how bundling can be beneficial for consumers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Driver Preferences of Steering Characteristics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Markus Agebro; KTH.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Driver preferences; Steering characteristics; Steering systems; Driving simulator experiments; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The future of vehicle steering systems lies within by-wire technology. With by-wire technology mechanical or hydraulic systems are replaced by electronic systems. Removal of the steering column and possibly other linkage and gears yields vast potential of further improvement of performance, comfort and safety. READ MORE