Sökning: "dynamic probit"

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  1. 1. Essays on Shocks, Welfare, and Poverty Dynamics: Microeconometric Evidence from Ethiopia

    Författare :Yonas Alem; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban Ethiopia; poverty dynamics; dynamic probit; hazard rate; labor market status; subjective well-being; policymakers; life satisfaction; environment; Ethiopia; food price; consumer demand; fertilizer use; rainfall; highlands of Ethiopia; panel data; consumption; welfare; food price shock; Africa;

    Sammanfattning : Five self-contained papers constitute this thesis. Paper 1: Does fertilizer use respond to rainfall variability? Panel data evidence from urban Ethiopia In this article, we use farmers’ actual experiences with changes in rainfall levels and their responses to these changes to assess whether patterns of fertilizer use are responsive to changes in rainfall patterns. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Essays on Environmental and Behavioral Economics

    Författare :Eyoual Demeke; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Time preference; charitable giving; intertemporal choice; Ethiopia; Experiment; institutional trust; generalized trust; power outages; willingness to pay; choice experiment; Energy Poverty; Kerosene Price; Dynamic Probit; Urban Ethiopia;

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  3. 3. Essays on Performance and Growth in Swedish Banking

    Författare :Pål Sjöberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Swedish banking; degree of competition; Lerner indexes; entry barriers; contestability; commercial banks; savings banks; branch banks; unit banks; GMM estimation; dynamic panel data model; firm growth; Gibrat’s law of proportionate effect; technological change; local banking markets; entry thresholds; ordered probit model; Poisson model.;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with performance and growth in the Swedish banking sector, in an era following important changes such as the globalisation of financial markets, the harmonisation of legislation (e.g. the EU banking directives) and the implementation of new technology, such as Internet banking and other electronic delivery channels. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Essays on Labor Supply and Poverty: A microeconometric application

    Författare :Nizamul Islam; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Labor Supply; State Dependence; Unobserved Heterogeneity; Poverty persistency;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of four papers in applied micro econometrics. The first paper evaluates the discrete choice labor supply Model by Monte Carlo experiment. The 2nd paper investigates the relationships between participation decisions and both the fertility decision and women's non-labor income. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Power to the people : electricity demand and household behavior

    Författare :Mattias Vesterberg; Runar Brännlund; Chandra Kiran Krishnamurthy; Maximilian Auffhammer; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; electricity demand; real-time pricing; demand flexibility; elasticity; appliance-level data; end-use; media; contract choice; de-regulated market; household behavior; intermittent electricity production; efficiency; imperfect information;

    Sammanfattning : Paper [I] Using a unique and highly detailed data set on energy consumption at the appliance-level for 200 Swedish households, seemingly unrelated regression (SUR)-based end-use specific load curves are estimated. The estimated load curves are then used to explore possible restrictions on load shifting (e.g. LÄS MER