Essays about: "synthetic controls"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the words synthetic controls.

  1. 1. Anti-competitive: Things that Gain from Dispersion - An Application of Synthetic Controls in Ex-Post Merger Analysis

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Isak Thelander; Eliel Koivisto Stenström; [2021]
    Keywords : Ex-Post Merger Analysis; Antitrust; Synthetic Control; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis tests how 16 approved mergers which were subjected to an ex-ante investigation by the Swedish Competition Authority (SCA) between 2000-2015 affected consumer prices through a synthetic control methodology. Ex-post assessments of approved mergers' effect on prices are rare due to a lack of adequate controls for non-merger related price fluctuations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Corridors to Opportunity: A Case Study of Johannesburg, South Africa

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Merve Demirel; Roshni Nandwani; [2019]
    Keywords : urban economics; gender; transport intervention; race; synthetic controls;

    Abstract : Transport equity is a powerful tool in the alleviation of transport poverty and has been gaining traction in policy discussion. Transport equity refers to the distribution of the costs and benefits of transport and the degree to which that distribution is fair or appropriate. READ MORE

  3. 3. (Toxic) effects induced by synthetic and natural microparticles on Daphnia magna : Investigating particles and mixtures

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för miljövetenskap och analytisk kemi

    Author : Markus Hermann; [2018]
    Keywords : Microplastic mixtures; natural particles; Daphnia magna; effect studies; risk assessment;

    Abstract : With increasing global plastics production, the amounts of fragmenting, microscopic plastic debris (microplastics, MPs) are anticipated to rise in aquatic environments. The ecological consequences of this pollution are currently unknown. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development of Kraft Lignin and Coating Technique to Prepare Coated Urea Fertilisers with Increased Nutrient Use Efficiency

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemivetenskap (CHE)

    Author : Xueyan Xu; [2017]
    Keywords : fertilizer coating; lignin; modified lignin; polylactide; slow release; ytbeläggning för gödningsmedel; lignin; modifierad lignin; polylaktid; kontrollerad frisättning;

    Abstract : Coating urea to prepare controlled release N-fertilizer has been considered as an effective way to increase its nutrient use efficiency, thus reduce its waste and the consequent harmful environmental impacts. Inorganic sulphur and synthetic polymers have been used in the industry as coating materials together with utilization of various types of expensive coating equipment which commonly requires also complicated technical setup and controls. READ MORE

  5. 5. Capital Controls in Greece: Effects in consumption and imports using the synthetic control method

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Eleni Anna Delvenakioti; [2017]
    Keywords : Capital Controls; Greece; Synthetic Control Method; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper studies the implementation of capital controls in Greece and examines their impact on consumption and imports. The dataset consists of the quarterly country-level macroeconomic variables, per capita final consumption expenditure of households, per capita imports of goods and services and per capita exports of goods and services, of 10 countries for the period 2010-2016. READ MORE