Search for dissertations about: "time-inconsistency"

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  1. 1. Determinants and effects of central bank independence reforms

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Mats Landström; Karl-Gustaf Löfgren; Sven-Olov Daunfeldt; Andreas Bergh; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Monetary policy; institutional reform; central banking; price stability; political economy; delegation; institutional economics; inflation; time-inconsistency; accountability; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four empirically oriented papers on central bank independence (CBI) reforms.   Paper [1] is an investigation of why politicians around the world have chosen to give up power to independent central banks, thereby reducing their ability to control the economy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Determinants and Effects of Central Bank Independence Reforms

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Mats Landström; Karl-Gustaf Löfgren; Sven-Olov Daunfeldt; Andreas Bergh; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Monetary policy; institutional reform; central banking; price stability; political economy; delegation; institutional economics; inflation; time-inconsistency; accountability; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four empirically oriented papers on central bank independence (CBI) reforms.   Paper [1] is an investigation of why politicians around the world have chosen to give up power to independent central banks, thereby reducing their ability to control the economy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Determinants and Effects of Central Bank Independence Reforms

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Mats Landström; Karl-Gustaf Löfgren; Sven-Olov Daunfeldt; Andreas Bergh; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Monetary policy; institutional reform; central banking; price stability; political economy; delegation; institutional economics; inflation; time-inconsistency; accountability; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four empirically oriented papers on central bank independence (CBI) reforms.   Paper [1] is an investigation of why politicians around the world have chosen to give up power to independent central banks, thereby reducing their ability to control the economy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on economic behavior, gender and strategic learning

    University dissertation from Stockholm : The Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University

    Author : Patrik Gränsmark; Eskil Wadensjö; Michael Rosholm; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Time preference; time inconsistency; impatience; gender; mixed-sex competition; aggressiveness; attractiveness; risk taking; chess; strategic learning; beliefs.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis consists of four papers. Strategic behavior across gender: A comparison of female and male expert chess players analyzes gender differences in risk behavior in chess. We use a panel data set with 1.4 million games. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk and Rationality Effects of contextual risk and cognitive dissonance on (sexual) incentives

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Andréa Mannberg; Karl-Gustaf Löfgren; Magnus Johannesson; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HIV AIDS; Health risk; Uncertainty; Risk aversion; Self-Control; Time-inconsistency; Cognitive dissonance; Regret; Norms; Social identity; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Paper [I] theoretically analyzes how the level and uncertainty of future prospects affect incentives to abstain from sexual risk taking in the presence of HIV. The results suggest that, for individuals with limited access to HIV treatment, uncertainty of future health may be an important factor driving unsafe sex practices and support the empirical finding of a weak link between sexual behavior, HIV prevalence, and HIV knowledge in poor countries; therefore suggesting that AIDS policy needs to be calibrated in order to fit within different social contexts. READ MORE