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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 31 avhandlingar innehållade orden regression discontinuity.

  1. 1. Nonparametric Functional Estimation under Order Restrictions

    Detta är en avhandling från Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Lund University

    Författare :Dragi Anevski; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2000]
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; monotonicity; convexity; deconvolution; kernel smoothing; NPMLE; long range dependence; greatest convex minorant; mixing; Density estimation; limit distribution.; regression; Mathematics; Matematik;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of three papers (Papers A-C) on problems in nonparametric functional estimation, in particular density and regression function estimation and deconvolution, under order assumptions. Pointwise limit distribution results are stated for the obtained estimators, which include isotonic regression estimates, nonparametric maximum likelihood estimates of monotone densities, estimates of convex regression and density functions and deconvolution estimates. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Essays on the Evaluation of Public Policies

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Författare :Michihito Ando; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Local income growth; Local employment; Nuclear power facilities; Synthetic control method; Quantitative case study; Regression kink design; Endogenous treatment; Intergovernmental grants; Flypaper effect; Treatment effect heterogeneity; Instrumental variable; Oral health; Dentures; Price elasticity; Regression discontinuity design; Cost sharing; Randomization test; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of four self-contained papers.Essay 1: This paper uses the synthetic control (SC) method to examine how the establishment of Nuclear Power Facilities (NPFs) in Japan in the 1970s and 1980s has affected local per capita income levels in the municipalities in which they were located (NPF municipalities). LÄS MER

  3. 3. Essays on Politics, Fiscal Institutions, and Public Finance

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Författare :Lovisa Persson; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Property taxation; housing market; fiscal institutions; balanced budget rule; local public finance; fiscal consolidation; political fragmentation; median voter model; regression discontinuity; citizen candidates; party effects; right-wing populism; welfare chauvinism.; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay 1 (with Mikael Elinder): We show that house prices in general did not respond to a large cut in the property tax in Sweden. Our estimates are based on rich register data covering more than 100,000 sales over a time period of two and a half years. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Essays on Development and Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Författare :Jonas Poulsen; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ANC; regression discontinuity; IV; party effects; Rwandan genocide; rainfall; propaganda; social capital; South Africa; mining; resource curse; crime; criminality; Internet; protests; submarine cables; regime change; Africa; employment; light;

    Sammanfattning : Essay I: The African National Congress (ANC) can look back on eighty years of struggle which resulted in the liberation of black Africans, the creation of a democratic constitution and free elections. However, the last twenty years of ANC rule has been criticized for the failure to bring higher living standards for the formerly oppressed. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Essays on Politics and Health Economics

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

    Författare :Linuz Aggeborn; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fluoride; Cognitive ability; Non-cognitive ability; Income; Education; Employment; Dental health; Political Leadership; American politics; Regression discontinuity; Voter turnout; Local public finance; Sweden; Finland; Right-wing populism; welfare chauvinism; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay I (with Mattias Öhman): Fluoridation of the drinking water is a public policy whose aim is to improve dental health. Although the evidence is clear that fluoride is good for dental health, concerns have been raised regarding potential negative effects on cognitive development. LÄS MER