Search for dissertations about: "quasi-natural experiment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words quasi-natural experiment.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Social-Policy Attitudes and the Great Recession : Changes in Perceptions of Unemployment Insurance, Forced and Unforced Immigration, and Taxation

    Author : Ariel E. Young; Joakim Palme; Karl-Oskar Lindgren; Che-Yuan Liang; Moira Nelson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; economic crisis; public opinion; human motives; welfare policy; unemployment insurance; taxation; immigration; self-interest; behavioral science; other-regarding preferences; deservingness heuristic; quantitative methods; quasi-natural experiment; Statskunskap; Political Science; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Welfare policies have long been met with both scorn and support among voters. Yet, studies reveal that in the presence of declining economic conditions the division between those that support and those that oppose welfare policies appears to diminish. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Behavioral Economics and Fisheries: Coordination and Cooperation

    Author : Lisa Björk; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public good; conditional cooperation; experiment; uncertainty; risk; ambiguity; common pool; TURF; co-management; coordination; shrimp; ITQ; fisheries; social network;

    Abstract : Kapitel 1: Samarbete under risk och sann osäkerhet (ambiguity). Avkastningen på investeringar i kollektiva nyttigheter är nästan alltid osäker till skillnad från den design som används i ekonomiska experiment i den rådande empiriska litteraturen. READ MORE

  4. 4. Empirical Studies on Firm and Labor Market Dynamics

    Author : Polina Knutsson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human capital; occupational choice; sorting; new rms; worker mobility; import competition; distance; rm-product performance;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained papers. The first paper, Sorting on Unobserved Skills into New Firms, adds to the literature on worker characteristics and post-entry firm performance by putting the unobserved quality of workers in the center of analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Labour Market Structure and Policies

    Author : Mirco Tonin; John Hassler; Tito Boeri; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; minimum wage; tax evasion; wage distribution; Hungary; in-work benefits; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of three essays on labour market structure and policies.Minimum Wage and Tax Evasion: Theory builds a theoretical model to analyse the interaction between minimum wage legislation and tax evasion by employed labour. READ MORE