Search for dissertations about: "utility theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 104 swedish dissertations containing the words utility theory.

  1. 1. Utility Theory and Structural Analysis. Essays in the History of Swedish Economic Thought

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Lars Pålsson Syll; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic policy; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Dahmén; Svennilson; structural analysis; Åkerman; Utility theory; revealed preferences; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Social and economic history; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Abstract : The first paper in this study is "Cassel and Revealed Preference Theory." The background to the paper is the general agreement that P. Samuelson originated the revealed preference theory of consumer behaviuor in 1938, but that there has not been such unanimous consent regarding possible precursors of the theory. READ MORE

  2. 2. Specifying and Operationalizing an Organizational Theory of Crowdsourcing

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå University of Technology

    Author : John Prpic; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; crowdsourcing; organizations; theory specification; theory operationalization; theory validation; Industrial Marketing; Industriell marknadsföring;

    Abstract : Introduction: Despite rapid developments across multiple areas of research and practice, an organizational-level theory of Crowdsourcing has yet to emerge.Objectives: Therefore, this thesis has two major objectives; 1) specify the boundaries, constructs, and relationships of an organizational-level theory of Crowdsourcing, and 2) begin the theoretical validation process by operationalizing the theory for new exploratory, explanatory, and conceptual research. READ MORE

  3. 3. Preference cloud theory

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå University of Technology

    Author : Oben Kurtulus Bayrak; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This study presents Preference Cloud Theory, a two-step model of decision making under risk. It also includes an experimental study on valuation gap which provides supporting results for the new theory. READ MORE

  4. 4. War and Unreason. Bounded Learning Theory and War Duration

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Marco Nilsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; war duration; security dilemma; offense-defense balance; bounded learning theory; offensive expectations; offense dominance; defense dominance; Winter War; Continuation War; Iran-Iraq War; Indo- Pakistani War; ideas; rational choice; expected utility; war; bounded learning theory.;

    Abstract : Why are some wars longer than others? Offense-defense theorists have assumed that wars are shorter and it is more difficult for states to create security when military technology favors the offense and attacking is easier than defending. This study argues that this assumption is wrong on both accounts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects of Waiting and Contracting in Game Theory

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Peter Helgesson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Game Theory; War of Attrition; ESS; N-Player; Principal-Agent Problem; Stochastic Maximum Principle; Pontryagin’s Maximum Principle; Mean- Variance; Time Inconsistent Utility Functions;

    Abstract : The topic of this thesis concerns two selected problem in game theory; the Nplayer War of Attrition and the Principal-Agent problem.The War of Attrition is a well established game theoretic model that was firstintroduced in the 2-player case by John Maynard Smith. READ MORE