Search for dissertations about: "social marginal value of income"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words social marginal value of income.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Essays on the Economics of Income Taxation

    University dissertation from Uppsala universitet

    Author : Spencer Bastani; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; taxation; income redistribution; in-kind transfers; tagging; behavioral responses to income taxation;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five self-contained essays.Essay 1. (with Sören Blomquist and Luca Micheletto) Using a calibrated overlapping-generations model we quantify the welfare gains of an age-dependent labor income tax. Agents face uncertainty regarding future abilities and can transfer consumption across periods through savings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Willingness to Pay for a Reduction in Road Mortality Risk: Evidence from Sweden

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Henrik Andersson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Willingness to Pay; Value of a Statistical Life; Revealed preferences; Stated preferences; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; ekonomisk teori; ekonometri; ekonomisk politik; ekonomiska system; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; Road-mortality risk;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Denna avhandling består av ett introduktionskapitel, följt av tre kapitel i vilka individens betalningsvilja för att reducera väg- och personbildödsrisken skattas, baserat både på observerade och hypotetiska val. I kapitel 2 används den hedoniska regressionstekniken på den svenska personbilsmarknaden för att skatta värdet av trafiksäkerhet. READ MORE

  4. 4. Risk, Relative Standing and Property Rights: Rural Household Decision-Making in China

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Ping Qin; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Choice experiment; China; Field experiment; Forestry; Household decision-making; Inequality; Ignoring attributes; Investment; Relative standing; Risk; MWTP; Property rights.;

    Abstract : Paper 1 examines the concern for relative standing among rural households in China. We used a survey-experimental method to measure to what extent poor Chinese farmers care about their relative income and found that the respondents cared to a high degree. READ MORE

  5. 5. Food consumption, paternalism and economic policy

    University dissertation from Umeå : Nationalekonomi

    Author : Linda Thunström; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; food consumption; food characteristics; health; willingness-to-pay; habit persistence; preference heterogeneity; taxation; subsidies; quasi-hyperbolic discounting; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of a summary and four papers, concerned with food consumption, behavior associated with overconsumption of food and analysis of the economic policy reforms designed to improve health.Paper [I] estimates a hedonic price model on breakfast cereal, crisp bread and potato product data. READ MORE