Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 4720 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Economics.
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
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
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
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. Deliberating value : On the theory and practice of valuation of nature from neoclassical to ecological economics
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