Sökning: "Relative Income Differences"

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  1. 1. Essays on Inequality and Social Policy Education, Crime and Health

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Författare :Susan Niknami; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Alcohol laws; Crime; Delinquency; Education; Health; Immigrants; Income inequality; Intergenerational Transmission; Relative Income Differences; Substance use; Quasi-experiment; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of four empirical essays. The first essay evaluates the impact on crime of a large scale experimental scheme in which all state monopoly alcohol stores in selected Swedish counties kept open on Saturdays. We show that the experiment significantly raised both alcohol sales and crime. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Essays on the Economics of Income Taxation

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala universitet

    Författare :Spencer Bastani; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; taxation; income redistribution; in-kind transfers; tagging; behavioral responses to income taxation;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of five self-contained essays.Essay 1. (with Sören Blomquist and Luca Micheletto) Using a calibrated overlapping-generations model we quantify the welfare gains of an age-dependent labor income tax. Agents face uncertainty regarding future abilities and can transfer consumption across periods through savings. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Essays on intergenerational income mobility, geographical mobility, and education

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå University

    Författare :Stefanie Heidrich; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; optimal taxation; social norms; intergenerational mobility; regional analysis; multilevel model; child human capital development; moving costs; simulation of income paths; lifetime income; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of an introductory part and the following four self-contained papers:In Paper [I] we analyze the implications of social identity and self-categorization for optimal redistributive income taxation. A two-type model is supplemented by an assumption that individuals select themselves into social categories, in which norms are formed and education effort choices partly depend on these norms. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Studies on Social Insurance, Income Taxation and Labor Supply

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Författare :Lisa Laun; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social insurance; Income taxation; Labor supply; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of five papers, summarized as follows. "Disability Insurance, Population Health, and Employment in Sweden"This paper describes the development of population health and disability insurance utilization for older workers in Sweden and analyzes the relation between the two. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Economic Decisions and Social Norms in Life and Death Situations

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Nationalekonomiska institutionen, Uppsala universitet

    Författare :Oscar Erixson; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mortality; social norms; dicrimination; maritime disasters; altruism; estate division; wills; equal sharing; bequests motives; inheritances; windfall gains; tax reform; labor income; capital income; health; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay 1: (with Mikael Elinder) Since the sinking of the Titanic, there has been a widespread belief that the social norm of “women and children first” (WCF) gives women a survival advantage over men in maritime disasters, and that captains and crew members give priority to passengers. We analyze a database of 18 maritime disasters spanning three centuries, covering the fate of over 15,000 individuals of more than 30 nationalities. LÄS MER