Search for dissertations about: "time-inconsistency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word time-inconsistency.

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Mats Landström; Högskolan Dalarna.; Umeå universitet.; Högskolan i Gävle.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys; 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

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

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

    Author : Patrik Gränsmark; Stockholms universitet.; [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; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    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

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Andréa Mannberg; Umeå universitet.; [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

  4. 4. Essays on Culture and Trade

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutet för internationell ekonomi

    Author : Ulrika Stavlöt; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Culture Consumption; Time-Inconsistency; International Competition; Residual Demand Elasticities; Markups; Swedish Export Industries; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays. The first two essays address the consumption of culture and are closely related in terms of the theoretical framework used. The third essay is a separate analysis of international trade and competition. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on macroeconomic fluctuations and nominal wage rigidity

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Åsa Johansson; Stockholms universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Labour market; Monetary policy; Wage determination; Wages; Monetary policy; Löner; Sysselsättning; Penningpolitik; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four essays on labor market and monetary policy.The essay ”The Interaction Between Labor Market Policy and Monetary Policy: An Analysis of Time Inconsistency Problems” studies the interaction between time inconsistency problems in labor market policy and monetary policy. READ MORE