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  1. 1. We are (not) anonymous : Essays on anonymity, discrimination and online hate

    Författare :Joakim Jansson; Björn Tyrefors; Björn Öckert; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Anonymity; Discrimination; Hate; Applied Econometrics; Gender Economics; Labor Economics; Political Economics; Behavioral Economics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Haters gonna hate? - Anonymity, misogyny and hate against foreigners in online discussions on political topics. A crucial aspect of freedom of expression is anonymity, but anonymity is a contentious matter. It enables individuals to discuss without fear of repercussions, but anonymity can also lead to hateful writings threatening other's freedom. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Essays on Health Economics and the Economics of Social Security

    Författare :Jens Wikström; David Seim; Mårten Palme; Jeffrey Clemens; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health Economics; Social Security; Social Insurance; Public Economics; Disability Insurance; Health Insurance; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Liquidity Effects in Healthcare Consumption: Evidence from Swedish Disability Insurance RecipientsThis paper studies the role of liquidity constraints in healthcare consumption. Combining administrative data on monthly income, liquid assets, prescription drug purchases, and healthcare utilization for the universe of Swedish disability insurance recipients, I find that liquidity-constrained individuals time prescription drug purchases to paydays and reduce prescription purchases more in response to higher prices compared to unconstrained households with similar monthly income. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Nudges, Prosocial Preferences & Behavior : Essays in Behavioral Economics

    Författare :Erik Gråd; Ranjula Bali Swain; Mats Bergman; Fredrik Carlsson; Södertörns högskola; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nudge; Prosocial Preferences; Public Goods Game; Network; Renewable Energy; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Sammanfattning : Nudges are interventions based on behavioral insights and have received a great deal of attention in recent years. This dissertation investigates how nudges may affect prosocial preferences and behavior through their intended effects, but also their unintended consequences. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Essays on Public, Political and Labor Economics

    Författare :David Seim; Torsten Persson; Henrik Kleven; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public Economics; Political Economics; Labor Economics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis contains four essays.The first paper, "Real or Evasion Responses to the Wealth Tax? Theory and Evidence from Sweden", addresses the behavioral effects of an annual wealth tax. I use Swedish tax records over the period 1999-2006 and two sources of variation in the tax rate to estimate the elasticity of taxable net wealth at about 0.3. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Deliberating value : On the theory and practice of valuation of nature from neoclassical to ecological economics

    Författare :Lina Isacs; Cecilia Håkansson; Jasper Kenter; Therese Lindahl; Ulrika Gunnarsson-Östling; Neil Ravenscroft; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ecological economics; neoclassical environmental economics; value; valuation; deliberative democracy; green GDP; alien invasive species; social cost of carbon; SCC; carbon values; stated preferences; trade-offs; Alan Holland; Dasgupta; ontology; epistemology; critical realism; autoethnograhpy; critical theory; reflexive methodology; ekologisk ekonomi; neoklassisk miljöekonomi; värde; värdering; deliberativ demokrati; grön BNP; invasiva arter; skadekostnader; klimat; modeller; SP; preferenser; trade-offs; ontologi; epistemologi; kritisk realism; autoetnografi; kritisk teori; reflexiv metodologi; Miljöstrategisk analys; Environmental Strategic Analysis;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is about whether it is a good idea to place monetary value on nature, to remedy the fact that we treat it as having no particular value to us humans, although it clearly has. The thesis is based on five research papers that can be said to position themselves on opposite sides in the debate on monetisation of nature. LÄS MER