Search for dissertations about: "time-inconsistent preferences"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words time-inconsistent preferences.

  1. 1. Microeconomic Policy for Development: Essays on Trade and Environment, Poverty and Education

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Miguel Quiroga; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; absenteeism; aggregation bias; comparative advantage; decomposition analysis; education; environmental endowment; environmental regulation; factor content; geography; hyperbolic discounting; living standards; mandatory attendance; non-homothetic preferences; pollution haven; Porter hypothesis; poverty; present-biased preferences; teaching; time-inconsistent preferences; trade;

    Abstract : Abstracts This thesis contains three papers analyzing different issues. Paper 1: “Do Countries with Lax Environmental Regulations Have a Comparative Advantage in Polluting Industries?” We study whether lax environmental regulations induce comparative advantages, causing the least-regulated countries to specialize in polluting industries. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Essays on Pensions and Information

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Dan Anderberg; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education Policies; Time-consistency; Education Incentives; Cross-subsidies; Redistribution; Moral Hazard; Disability Insurance; Public Pensions; Voting; Assets; Adverse selection; Private pension markets; Actuarial science; Försäkring ej försäkringsrätt S137 ;

    Abstract : The first essay examines the outcome in a competitive private pension market characterised by adverse selection. In addition to using the private pension market, the consumers can save in a bequeathable asset. READ MORE