Search for dissertations about: "public economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 441 swedish dissertations containing the words public economics.

  1. 1. Essays on Public, Political and Labor Economics

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : David Seim; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public Economics; Political Economics; Labor Economics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis contains four essays.The first paper, "Real or Evasion Responses to the Wealth Tax? Theory and Evidence from Sweden", addresses the behavioral effects of an annual wealth tax. I use Swedish tax records over the period 1999-2006 and two sources of variation in the tax rate to estimate the elasticity of taxable net wealth at about 0.3. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Environmental Economics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Erika Budh; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Environmental economics; public good; public bad; negative externality; voluntary contribution; experiment; envionmental objectives; multiple emission reductions; sub-optimization; linear programming; multivariate stochastic control; emission trading; Nationalekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of four self-contained essays.Essay IThis essay reports on an experimental study of how voluntary contributions in a public good game are affected by framing. In the public good context, average wealth improves from contributions. In the defensive contexts, the voluntary contributions prevent reductions in average wealth. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays in Environmental Management and Economics: Public Health, Risk and Strategic Environmental Assessment

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Univ., Department of Economics, School of Business, Economics and Law

    Author : Daniel Slunge; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; risk; risk perception; public health; strategic environmental assessment; institutions; governance; willingness to pay; protective behaviour; vector-borne diseases; ticks; TBE; tick-borne encephalitis; Lyme borreliosis; climate change;

    Abstract : Abstract Current large-scale environmental and climate change leads to the emergence of new and potentially dramatic risks for individuals and societies. The welfare costs associated with these risks largely depend on our ability to take them into account in decision-making and adapt to new circumstances. READ MORE

  4. 4. Empirical Essays in Political and Public Economics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Author : Heléne Lundqvist; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political careers; Ethnic heterogeneity; Income redistribution; Fiscal federalism; Intergovernmental grants; Public employment; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1: Despite the key role played by political payoffs in theory, very little is known empirically about the types of payoffs that motivate politicians. The purpose of this paper is to bring light onto this. I estimate causal effects of being elected in a local election on monetary returns. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies in empirical public economics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Douglas Lundin; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : Essay 1 studies the redistributional effect of commodity taxes. In the recent literature commodity taxes have been shown to be far less regressive in relation to measures of lifetime resources than in relation to annual income. This suggests that commodity taxation might not have the adverse distributive effect previously believed. READ MORE