Search for dissertations about: "voting power"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words voting power.

  1. 1. A Probabilistic Model for Positional Voting - Spectrum Games -

    Author : Thommy Perlinger; Statistiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; operations research; Statistics; Markov-Pólya index; initiator; Voting power index; Spectrum game; connected coalitions; programming; actuarial mathematics; Statistik; operationsanalys; programmering; aktuariematematik;

    Abstract : This thesis considers a class of cooperative n-person games (voting games) in which the voters are spread across an ideological scale. The two most commonly used measures of individual voting power in voting games are the Shapley-Shubik index and the Banzhaf-Coleman index. In both indices, the actors are assumed anomymous and treatad symmetrically. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Decline of Class Voting in Sweden 1968–2014: Reconsiderations, Explanations and the Role of the New Middle Class

    Author : Erik Vestin; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; voting behavior; political attitudes; social class; class voting; dealignment; realignment; generational replacement; work logics; swing voter;

    Abstract : Class voting has been one of the most wide-spread and persistent patterns of voting behavior in Western democracies throughout the 20th century. Understanding its decline is an important part of understanding the current political situation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Voting Power, Corporate Governance and Capital Structure

    Author : Yinghong Chen; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; corporate governance; power indices; dual class of shares; pyramidal structure; owner control; firm performance; voting premium; Shapley-Shubik power index; Banzhaf power index; capital structure; firm leverage; profitability; tangibility; panel data;

    Abstract : This dissertation is divided into 4 essays. Each focuses on different aspect of firm risk and corporate governance issues. It mainly deals with corporate governance issues in the context of strong owner control and its implications to market efficiency. READ MORE

  4. 4. Parties, Majorities, Incumbencies : Four essays in political economics

    Author : Christian Odendahl; David Strömberg; Jakob Svensson; Eva Mörk; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; elections; political economics; close elections; local spending; local taxation; voter transition; incumbency; coalition governments; voting power; regression discontinuity; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays on political economics. The first paper studies the impact of having one party in government versus a coalition of parties, where the exogenous variation in the type of government stems from close election outcomes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Pensions and Information

    Author : Dan Anderberg; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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