Search for dissertations about: "principal-agent"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the word principal-agent.

  1. 1. An Economic Analysis of Regulation by Conditional Permits

    Author : Erik Lenntorp; Göran Skogh; Nuno Garoupa; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conditional permit; regulation; principal-agent; asymmetric information; enforcement; permit revocation; slippage; ekonomi; juridik; lagstiftning; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Syftet med denna avhandling är att öka kunskapen om varför villkorade tillstånd inte leder till att en lag fullt ut implementeras.Den lagstiftning som reglerar industriella verksamheter innehåller ofta generella principer. Dessa ska vägleda myndigheten i attbalansera verksamhetens nytta mot eventuella negativa effekter. READ MORE

  2. 2. Opportunistic Behavior in Industrial Marketing Relationships

    Author : Raeesah Chohan; Esmail Salehi-Sangari; Leyland Pitt; John B. Ford; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Opportunistic behavior; moral hazard; adverse selection; principal-agent; Agency Theory; professional agent; Theory of Relationship Constraints; client-advertising agency relationship; ex-ante; ex-post; formal constraint mechanisms; social constraint mechanisms; Industrial Marketing; Industriell marknadsföring;

    Abstract : As humans beings, we act to our advantage. In some cases, this is done to the detriment of others; also known as opportunistic behavior. READ MORE

  3. 3. Agents in Brussels: Delegation and democracy in the European Union

    Author : Thomas Larue; Torbjörn Bergman; Jonas Tallberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; accountability; bureaucracy; delegation; democracy; European Union EU ; France; national EU coordination; permanent representations; principal-agent; Sweden; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores delegation and democracy within the European Union (EU). The EU now constitutes one of the cornerstones of the democratic systems of its member states. The most vital instrument of democracy is lawmaking, which increasingly occurs at the European level. Many different actors contribute to the shaping of EU legislation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Energy efficiency, district heating and waste management : essays on environmental economics

    Author : Alejandro Egüez; Runar Brännlund; Thomas Broberg; Patrik Söderholm; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; energy efficiency gap; principal-agent; split incentives; ownership; energy performance certificates; quasi-natural experiment; policy evaluation; district heating prices; natural monopoly; waste management; EU waste hierarchy; policy stringency; policy enforcement; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Paper [I] investigates the energy efficiency of multi-dwelling buildings in Sweden to find out whether the ownership type matters. More specifically, we investigate whether rental apartment buildings are less energy efficient than cooperative apartment buildings and whether public ownership has a negative impact on energy efficiency. READ MORE

  5. 5. Information, Voting Behavior and Electoral Accountability

    Author : Mattias Nordin; Eva Mörk; Massimo Bordignon; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Information; Voting Behavior; Electoral Accountability; Principal-Agent; Vote Aggregation; Mass Media; News Consumption;

    Abstract : Essay 1: In this paper, I investigate the causal effect of information on citizens’ ability to hold their elected politicians accountable for past behavior. Using survey data from the 2006 U.S. READ MORE