Essays about: "OECD"

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  1. 1. Gini in the bottle : Does income inequality (Gini) affect trade flows (bottle)?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Adrian Grande; [2018]
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    Abstract : Consumer studies are well known to assume non-homothetic preferences in their models, as the demand for a good can not be determined by assuming a single representative consumer. The question of how to include non-homothetic preferences into an empirical model for international trade is of importance as if not, the model exclude the demand side reason for trade. READ MORE

  2. 2. Income Inequality and Household Debt : A panel data study of 17 OECD-countries from 1995-2015

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Niclas Hvalgren; Linnea Englund Davidsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Household debt; Income inequality; Reference consumption; Relative income hypothesis of consumption; Panel data analysis; OECD; Advanced economies;

    Abstract : This study explores the relationship between income inequality and household indebtedness using panel data on 17 OECD-countries over the time period 1995-2015. Motivated by relative income theory of consumption and previous empirical research we anticipate a non-monotonic relationship between changes in household debt and income inequality (measured by the Gini- coefficient), as dynamics between different groups of households in the income spread is expected to vary at different levels of inequality. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Effect of Environmental Policy Instruments : -An empirical study of the OECD countries’ environmental performance

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Tobias Lusth; [2018]
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    Abstract : The concept of environmental performance is in this study regarded as either countries’ carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita, or an index that considers not only reduction in emission levels but also produced output. Two environmental policies that are available for mitigating CO2 emissions will be discussed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Being vulnerable; it’s attractive to a point. An exploration of the major determinants of climate change adaptation finance allocation.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Nicholas Saunders; [2017-07-28]
    Keywords : climate change; vulnerability; finance; aid; two-step hurdle model;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  5. 5. The impact of human activities on CO2 emissions; evidence from the OECD countries and the EU members

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : EMMA HYUNSIL KWON; [2017]
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    Abstract : .... READ MORE