Search for dissertations about: "present-biased preferences"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words present-biased preferences.

  1. 1. Microeconomic Policy for Development: Essays on Trade and Environment, Poverty and Education

    Author : Miguel Quiroga; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; absenteeism; aggregation bias; comparative advantage; decomposition analysis; education; environmental endowment; environmental regulation; factor content; geography; hyperbolic discounting; living standards; mandatory attendance; non-homothetic preferences; pollution haven; Porter hypothesis; poverty; present-biased preferences; teaching; time-inconsistent preferences; trade;

    Abstract : Abstracts This thesis contains three papers analyzing different issues. Paper 1: “Do Countries with Lax Environmental Regulations Have a Comparative Advantage in Polluting Industries?” We study whether lax environmental regulations induce comparative advantages, causing the least-regulated countries to specialize in polluting industries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Culture and Trade

    Author : Ulrika Stavlöt; Harry Flam; Henrik Horn af Rantzien; Anthony A. Jr. Smith; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Culture Consumption; Time-Inconsistency; International Competition; Residual Demand Elasticities; Markups; Swedish Export Industries; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays. The first two essays address the consumption of culture and are closely related in terms of the theoretical framework used. The third essay is a separate analysis of international trade and competition. READ MORE