Essays about: "Nationalekonomi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1957 essays containing the word Nationalekonomi.

  1. 1. The employment elasticity of economic growth - A global study of trends and determinants for the years 2000-2017.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Victoria Morén; Elias Wändal; [2019-09-05]
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    Abstract : In this paper, the employment elasticity of economic growth is calculated for 168 countries globally. The employment elasticity refers to the percentage change in employment associated with a 1% increase in GDP. Therefore, the higher the employment elasticity, the more labor-intensive growth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Market regulations targeting emissions from the European Union's milk industry - An Environmental Economic Thesis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Elin Ekström; Emelie Åsbrink; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Samhällsvetenskapligt miljövetarprogram;

    Abstract : The objective of the thesis is to investigate how two different emission tax levels can change the greenhouse gas emissions from the European Union’s milk industry. The two different tax levels are an EU ETS price of 25.85 euros per tonne of emissions and a Pigouvian tax of 42 euros per tonne of emissions. READ MORE

  3. 3. On optimal tax rates and shifts in the peak of the Laffer curve - An empirical study of Swedish municipalities during the years from 2000 to 2017.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Carl-Johan Eklund; Marcus Malmsten; [2019-07-12]
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    Abstract : This report presents an empirical study of the average Laffer curve of Swedish municipalities, with a focus on determining whether the position of the peak of the curve has shifted or, put differently, whether the optimal value of the average municipal tax rate has changed over time. A regression model based on the Laffer curve relationship between tax revenue and tax rates and including several control variables is proposed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gasoline Demand in the Different Regions of Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Tobias Cavallari; Johannes Skåreby; [2019-07-12]
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    Abstract : In this thesis, we study the price and income elasticities of gasoline demand in the different regions of Sweden. By collecting data for each region in the period between 2002-2017 we try to derive these elasticities. The purpose of this is to contribute to the understanding of the distributional effect in Sweden when the gasoline price increases. READ MORE

  5. 5. Income Distribution and Happiness in Europe - Are Scandinavians more Sensitive to Inequality?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Amanda Josefsson; Simona Koria; [2019-07-12]
    Keywords : inequality; happiness; well-being; Europe; Scandinavia; welfare; income distribution; inequality aversion;

    Abstract : The main objective of this thesis is to investigate the effect of income inequality on happiness in Europe. A comparison between Scandinavia and the rest of Europe is made using cross-sectional data from the European Social Survey for 2008-2016 to establish possible differences in inequality aversion. READ MORE