Sökning: "marginal utility"
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1. Essays on Smallholder Diversification, Industry Location, Debt Relief, and Disability and Utility
Sammanfattning : Essay 1 Smallholder Income Diversification in Zambia: The Way Out of Poverty? This paper investigates the relationship between income diversification (combinations of farm income, agricultural wage work, non-agricultural wage work, and own-business income) and income within Zambian smallholder households. Shifting to a higher degree of diversification is found to be associated with getting higher income per laborer. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis addresses the issue of weighted cost-benefit analysis (WCBA). WCBA is a welfare evaluation model where income distribution effects are valued by distributional weighting. The method was developed already in the 1970s. The interest in and applications of this method have increased in the past decade, e. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This dissertation studies issues related to the evaluation of the effects and interactions of transport and environmental incentive policy instruments. Essay 1: Green cars sterilize congestion charges: a model analysis of the reduced impact of Stockholm road tolls calibrates a modal-choice model with data from the Stockholm road toll and uses it to study the sensitivity of congestion toll effects to some seemly subtle changes in the toll system design and external circumstances. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : p>The possibility to objectively measure effects from anesthetics on the level of consciousness has since long been desired. General anesthetics cause changes in brain electrical activity, seen as changes in the electroencephalogram (EEG). LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This compilation dissertation consists of four essays with the common theme of welfare analysis of long-term public investments. The first two essays focus on analysis of climate change mitigation, i.e., the social cost of carbon dioxide. LÄS MER