Sökning: "Income Distribution"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 166 avhandlingar innehållade orden Income Distribution.

  1. 1. Just Distribution : Rawlsian Liberalism and the Politics of Basic Income

    Författare :Simon Birnbaum; Bo Lindensjö; Jouni Reinikainen; Stuart White; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; John Rawls; Philippe Van Parijs; radical liberalism; real libertarianism; basic income; reciprocity; welfare universalism; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Should liberal egalitarians endorse the idea of an unconditional basic income for all? This thesis defends a politics of unconditional universalism, offering a liberty-respecting and non-perfectionist basis for maximin-guided policies. The argument starts off from a Rawlsian justification of basic income in the context of institutional ideal theory. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Essays on Consumption : - Aggregation, Asymmetry and Asset Distributions

    Författare :Mårten Bjellerup; Jan Ekberg; Katarina Juselius; Växjö universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Aggregate consumption; Aggregation; Asymmetry; Wealth distribution; Income distribution; Concavity; Permanent Income Hypothesis; Buffer stock saving; Precautionary saving; consumption; saving; Euler equation; error correction; skew-t distribution; gamma distribution; dispersion; non-linear model; durable goods; nondurable goods; household level data; consumption function; marginal propensity to consume; current resources; consumption expenditure; life-cycle model; univariate test; multivariate test; Sweden; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The dissertation consists of four self-contained essays on consumption. Essays 1 and 2 consider different measures of aggregate consumption, and Essays 3 and 4 consider how the distributions of income and wealth affect consumption from a macro and micro perspective, respectively. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Estimating income inequality : large sample inference in finite populations

    Författare :Arne Sandström; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; order statistics and concomitant of order statistics; functionals; stochastic differentials; weighted empirical distribution function; income inequality; Gini coefficient;

    Sammanfattning : During the last decades the interest in measuring income inequality has substantially increased. In this work we consider measures related to the Lorenz Curve, e g the Gini coefficient. These measures are decomposable^ g the inequality in disposable income can be assigned to various income sources. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Income, Energy Taxation, and the Environment : An Econometric analysis

    Författare :Tarek Ghalwash; Runar Brännlund; Pere Riera; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Household consumption; energy demand; emissions; rebound effect; energy taxation; tax elasticities Environmental services; income elasticities; Engel Curves; income distribution.; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of four papers: two of them deal with the relationship between consumption, energy taxation, and emissions on macro level, and two of them focuses on the effects of changes in consumption and income on the environmental quality on a micro level. The main objective of paper [I] is to examine how exogenous technological progress, in terms of an increase in energy efficiency, affects consumption choice by Swedish households and thereby emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), sulphur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxide (NOx). LÄS MER

  5. 5. Essays on Income Risk and Inequality

    Författare :Karl Harmenberg; Per Krusell; Fatih Guvenen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; income risk; income inequality; consumption; durable goods; cyclical skewness; top-income inequality; gender gap; glass ceiling; assortative mating; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Consumption Dynamics under Time-Varying Unemployment Risk We study the response of households' demand for durable goods to fluctuations in unemployment risk. First, using survey data, we document that household durable expenditures react strongly to unemployment risk, while the effect on nondurable expenditures is indistinguishable from zero. LÄS MER