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  1. 11. Essays on Development and Experimental Economics: Migration, Discrimination and Positional Concerns

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Lisa Andersson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; class; discrimination; Ethiopia; ethnicity; experiment; fixed effects; field experiment; housing market; gender; income comparison; migration; panel data; private inter-household transfers; propensity score matching; reference groups; remittances; subjective well-being;

    Abstract : Paper 1: A Field Experiment of Discrimination in the Norwegian Housing Market: Gender, Class, and Ethnicity We test for gender, class, and ethnic discrimination in the Norwegian rental housing market using fake application letters. Females, individuals with high job status, and ethnic Norwegians are more likely to receive positive responses. READ MORE

  2. 12. Essays on Behavioral Economics and Policies for Provision of Ecosystem Services

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Anna Nordén; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; behavioral economics; economic experiments; monetary incentives; conditional payments; Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation REDD ; payment for ecosystem services PES programs; targeting; spillovers; field experiment; cash payments; in-kind payments; stated preferences; crowding out; entrance fee; donation; voluntary contribution; protected areas; Costa Rica;

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  3. 13. Understanding Individuals' Learning and Decision Processes in a Changing Environment by Using Panel Data

    University dissertation from Stockholm, Sweden : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Nursitihazlin Ahmad Termida; Yusak Susilo; Joel Franklin; Kiron Chatterjee; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Behavioural responses; seasons; panel data; travel diary; activity-travel pattern; theory of planned behaviour; space-time constraint; changing environment; tram; Stockholm; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : When a new transport service is introduced, people have to learn and familiarize themselves with the new service before they decide to adopt it. These processes are developed over time, thus produce dynamics in individuals’ behavioural responses towards the service. This affects the demand of the new service, thus affect revenues. READ MORE

  4. 14. Business Cycles, Unemployment and Job Search : Essays in Macroeconomics and Labor Economics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Andreas Mueller; Per Krusell; Mark Aguiar; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business Cycles; Unemployment; Unemployment Insurance; Wage Dispersion; Time Use; Job Search; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four essays.The first essay, "Separations, Sorting and Cyclical Unemployment", establishes a new fact about the compositional changes in the pool of unemployed over the U.S. business cycle and evaluates a number of theories that can potentially explain it. READ MORE

  5. 15. On Food Price Implications from Expanded Bioenergy Production

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : David Bryngelsson; [2012]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; food price effects; Sub-Saharan Africa; partial equilibrium model; bioenergy; staple crops; land use competition; household survey;

    Abstract : Bioenergy has been put forward as a solution to energy security and at the same time to climate change. It is, however, dependent on productive agricultural land, which is a limited resource. READ MORE