Essays about: "synthetic control method"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 essays containing the words synthetic control method.

  1. 1. Shame to cool? : An empirical study on how Flygskam has affected demand for domestic flights in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Angelica Eriksson; [2021]
    Keywords : Flygskam; Flight shame; Social norms; Externality; Consumer choice; Synthetic control method;

    Abstract : Throughout the last few years, Flygskam, a norm against air travel, has grown steadily in Sweden due to its emissions. Flygskam is a Swedish word referring to the shame that follows air travel since it runs counter to the norm behavior. READ MORE

  2. 2. What if Sweden had Imposed a Lockdown? A Synthetic Control Study on the Effects of the Swedish Covid-19 Response on Gender-Specific Labor Market Outcomes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Elvira Wiktorsson; Cajsa Hjortsäter; [2021]
    Keywords : Covid-19; Gender equality; Labor market; Sweden; Synthetic control method; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The Covid-19 pandemic triggered a global recession that has had large negative effects on both men and women in the Swedish labor market. We examine how the Swedish strategy of not imposing a lockdown has affected gender-specific labor market outcomes: relative female employment rate and weekly hours worked. READ MORE

  3. 3. Is the euro the right way? : A study on the effect of implementing the euro on domestic unemployment.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Kevin Sule; [2021]
    Keywords : euro area; euro; unemployment rate; currency area; monetary union; trade; synthetic control method;

    Abstract : This paper aims to investigate how the domestic unemployment rate of a nation is affected by joining the European currency union and converting to the euro. This is done through the use of a synthetic control method, as well as an augmented version of the model, where I define the Euro Area countries as the treatment group, and conversion to euro as treatment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Extraction of miR-223 from human blood plasma and quantification using the two-tailed RT-qPCR and absolute quantification

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Lucija Marinkovic; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Sepsis is a very dangerous and life-threatening disease that develops when the body’s reaction to infection causes damage to the body’s tissues and organs. It is difficult to diagnose it and it develops fast leading to a high mortality rate. READ MORE

  5. 5. What Happened to Louisiana? A Case Study on the Economic Growth Effects of Hurricane Katrina

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Moa Belaieff Kronborg; John Wernsten; [2021]
    Keywords : Hurricane Katrina; Natural disasters; Economic growth; Transmission channels; Labour;

    Abstract : This paper investigates the short-run and long-run effects of Hurricane Katrina on state-level economic growth in Louisiana. To provide explanatory value for any findings, the paper additionally includes an analysis of Katrina's effects on possible transmission channels to economic growth, including residential population, labour, and physical capital. READ MORE