Sökning: "public economics"

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  1. 1. Essays on Public, Political and Labor Economics

    Författare :David Seim; Torsten Persson; Henrik Kleven; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public Economics; Political Economics; Labor Economics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    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

  2. 2. Essays on Health Economics and the Economics of Social Security

    Författare :Jens Wikström; David Seim; Mårten Palme; Jeffrey Clemens; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health Economics; Social Security; Social Insurance; Public Economics; Disability Insurance; Health Insurance; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    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

  3. 3. Essays on Environmental Economics

    Författare :Erika Budh; Lars Hultkrantz; Chuan-Zhong Li; Ing-Marie Gren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Environmental economics; public good; public bad; negative externality; voluntary contribution; experiment; envionmental objectives; multiple emission reductions; sub-optimization; linear programming; multivariate stochastic control; emission trading; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation consists of four self-contained essays.Essay IThis essay reports on an experimental study of how voluntary contributions in a public good game are affected by framing. In the public good context, average wealth improves from contributions. In the defensive contexts, the voluntary contributions prevent reductions in average wealth. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Nudges, Prosocial Preferences & Behavior : Essays in Behavioral Economics

    Författare :Erik Gråd; Ranjula Bali Swain; Mats Bergman; Fredrik Carlsson; Södertörns högskola; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nudge; Prosocial Preferences; Public Goods Game; Network; Renewable Energy; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    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

  5. 5. Hypocrites, Devil's Advocates, and Bandwagoneers : Essays on Costly Signaling

    Författare :Alice Hallman; Daniel Spiro; Ola Andersson; Zvika Neeman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social Norms; Hypocrisy; Costly Information; Sequential Voting; Voting; Herding; Bandwagon; Experiment; Devil s Advocates; Bounded Rationality; Public Good; Costly Signaling; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This doctoral thesis contains three essays, all studying different aspects of costly signaling in social interactions. The first chapter explains Hypocrisy as an equilibrium outcome of strategic interactions where society cares about a person's private identity but only observes public actions. LÄS MER