Essays about: "Government size"

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  1. 1. Robin who? Using indivisible labor and systemic misapprehension to solve the Robin Hood paradox of the Meltzer and Richard model on government size.

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Alice Hallman; [2017]
    Keywords : Political economy; Robin Hood paradox; Meltzer-Richard Model; income distribution; voting equilibrium;

    Abstract : To better understand why "history reveals a 'Robin Hood paradox,' in which redistribution from rich to poor is least present when and where it seems to be most needed." (Lindert, 2004, p.15), I make two modifications to the model of Meltzer and Richard (1981) on government size. READ MORE

  2. 2. Feasibility study of battery storage installed with solar PV in an energy efficient house

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : MARIA LETIZIA FASCÌ; [2017]
    Keywords : PV battery system; battery control; self-consumption; economic analysis.;

    Abstract : The aim of this project is to nd the optimal size battery for an already installed PV system in a family house in Southern Sweden. First, the existing system is modelled and validated. Then a new model including a battery is built. In this model it is assumed that the aim of the battery is to maximize the self-consumption of the house. READ MORE

  3. 3. Growth and the Informal Economy: A study on the effect of growth on the relative size of the informal economy in the developing world

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : David Nordling; [2017]
    Keywords : Informal Economy; Informal Sector; Growth; Development; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Throughout the developing world the informal (“black”) economy is a current issue. It constitutes a source of vulnerability to the people affiliated to it, and further hampers the nation´s economic performance. In addition it is at large unresponsive to policy change, and is further on difficult to monitor by government officials. READ MORE

  4. 4. Government Spending Multipliers in a Liquidity Trap: Evidence From a Panel of Advanced Economies

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Robert Boyle; [2017]
    Keywords : Government Spending; Liquidity Trap; New Keynesian; State-Dependent; Local Projection;

    Abstract : When interest rates are close to their zero lower bound, much of New Keynesian theory suggests that government multipliers are elevated and provides clear mechanisms that generate these larger multipliers. However, empirical evidence on both the size of multipliers and the predicted channels is more mixed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Defining an Earthquake Intensity Based Method for a Rapid Earthquake Classification System

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Erik Bäckman; [2017]
    Keywords : Ground motions; earthquake intensity; earthquake warning systems; damage prediction; classification; Markrörelser; jordbävnings-intensitet; jordbävnings-varningssystem; skadeförutsägelse; klassificering;

    Abstract : Ground motions caused by earthquakes may be strong enough to cause destruction of infrastructure and possibly casualties. If such past destructive earthquakes are analysed, the gained information could be used to develop earthquake warning systems that predicts and possibly reduce the damage potential of further earthquakes. READ MORE