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  1. 1. Measures of Freedom of Choice

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Uppsala universitet

    Författare :Karin Enflo; Erik Carlson; Thomas Anderberg; Martin van Hees; [2012]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Freedom of Choice; Measure; Choice Set; Diversity; Cardinality; Evenness; Decision Theory; Metric Space; Practical Philosophy; Praktisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis studies the problem of measuring freedom of choice. It analyzes the concept of freedom of choice, discusses conditions that a measure should satisfy, and introduces a new class of measures that uniquely satisfy ten proposed conditions. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Towards sustainable energy consumption Electricity demand flexibility and household fuel choice

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Författare :Aemiro Melkamu Daniel; Lars Persson; Runar Brännlund; Rauli Svento; [2020]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Choice experiment; demand flexibility; electricity contract; fuel choice; fuel stacking; household heterogeneity; load control; pro-environmental framing; willingness-to-accept;

    Sammanfattning : Paper [I] investigates household heterogeneity in valuing electricity contract attributes that include various load controls and information sharing to induce demand flexibility. Using a stated preference choice experiment conducted with Swedish households, this paper shows that, although a large proportion of households ask for substantial compensation, some households are willing to share their electricity consumption information and require relatively lower compensation to allow load controls. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Elevers val av gymnasieskola En experimentell studie om elevers geografiska, akademiska och sociala preferenser

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Författare :Mikael Thelin; John Östh; Anders Trumberg; [2014]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; School choice; rational choice; economic man; stated preferences; experiment; conjoint; Sweden; Halmstad; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Sammanfattning : Increased possibilitiesof choosing one’s school of preference hasbeen raised as a key factor in many countries to promote equal opportunitiesand higher quality of education. This has been endorsed by policymakers whoassume that students make well-informed rational choices and that students only stress academic quality whendeciding which school to attend. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Varför bildas nya partier? : Om kollektivt handlande och partientreprenörer

    Detta är en avhandling från Department of Political Science, Lund University

    Författare :Gissur Erlingsson; [2005]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social sciences; Swedish Municipalities; Rational Imitation; Emotions and Rationality; Entrepreneurs; Rational Choice; Methodological Individualism; Paradox of Participation; New Political Parties; Collective Action; Political and administrative sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Sammanfattning : Since political parties are collective goods, groups of people that demand new political parties face a collective action problem. Therefore, we can speak of a ?paradox of party-emergence?. Hence, it is puzzling that new parties became increasingly common in representative bodies at the Swedish local level during 1973?2002. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The link between brain size, cognitive ability, mate choice and sexual behaviour in the guppy (Poecilia reticulata)

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

    Författare :Alberto Corral López; Niclas Kolm; Janette Boughman; [2017]
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; sexual selection; artificial selection; brain evolution; optomotor test; decision-making; discrimination; assessment; optimal decisions; rational choice; behavioural flexibility; expensive tissue; predation; sex ratio; OSR; maintenance of variation; etologi; Ethology;

    Sammanfattning : Competition over access for mates has led to the evolution of many striking examples of morphological traits and behaviour in animals. The rapid development of the sexual selection field in recent decades have dramatically advanced our understanding of what traits make individuals more successful in attracting mates and how preferences for mates evolve over time. LÄS MER