Search for dissertations about: "social inequality aversion"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words social inequality aversion.

  1. 1. Fairness, Reciprocity and Inequality: Experimental evidence from South Africa

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Martine Visser; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; inequality; cooperation; punishment; public goods; experimental economics; social norms; inequality aversion; altruism; reciprocity; stake size; social capital; South Africa;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of six papers, related to artifactual field experiments, conducted in South Africa. The main focus of the thesis is the effect of different forms of heterogeneity on cooperation and punishment within groups. READ MORE

  2. 2. Distributive justice and the welfare state

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Andreas Bergh; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social ekonomi; Social economics; social insurance; welfare state; Redistribution; inequality;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Avhandlingen innehåller fyra artiklar som berör olika aspekter av offentlig omfördelning i välfärdsstaten. Avhandlingen syftar till att ge kunskap om konsekvenser av, motiv för och mätande av och denna omfördelning. READ MORE

  3. 3. Equity in welfare evaluations the rationale for and effects of distributional weighting

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Gunnel Bångman; Örebro universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; weighted cost-benefit analysis; equity; distributional weights; social welfare; income distribution; risk aversion; social marginal value of income; altruism; paternalism; marginal utility of income; social inequality aversion; stated preferences; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the issue of weighted cost-benefit analysis (WCBA). WCBA is a welfare evaluation model where income distribution effects are valued by distributional weighting. The method was developed already in the 1970s. The interest in and applications of this method have increased in the past decade, e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Experimental Studies on Risk, Inequality and Relative Standing

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Dinky Daruvala; Karlstads universitet.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four separate experimental studies that concern individuals' preferences and choices on issues of risk, inequality and relative standing. In the first paper, individuals' aversion to risk and inequality, and their concern for relative standing, are measured through experimental choices between hypothetical societies. READ MORE