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Economic Growth and Clean Water in the Göta River - A Pilot Study of Collective Action and the Environmental Kuznets Curve 1895-2000
Because of a growing population and industrialization, total pollution levels in many water-courses around the world have increased considerably for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. In the last few decades, however, ...
The Climate Decade: Changing Attitudes on Three Continents
We examine how attitudes and willingness to pay (WTP) for climate policies have changed over the past decade in the United States, China, and Sweden. All three countries exhibit an increased willingness to pay for climate ...
Disclosure on Investor Relations Websites
(Handelshögskolan vid Göteborgs universitet, 2011)
PRIVATE PENSION SAVINGS: GENDER, MARITAL STATUS AND WEALTH - EVIDENCE FROM SWEDEN IN 2002
During the last decades, people in Sweden have changed their savings behavior towards long-term savings such as tax-deferred pension accounts. This indicates that the tax-deferrable pension savings will play a larger roll ...
Carbon Pricing: Transaction Costs of Emissions Trading vs. Carbon Taxes
In this paper we empirically compare the transaction costs from monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of two environmental regulations directed to cost-efficiently reduce greenhouse gas emissions: a carbon dioxide ...
Konsten att skapa pengar. Aktiebolagens genombrott och finansiell modernisering kring sekelskiftet 1900
The joint-stock companies with limited liability have been argued to encourage large-scale risky investments through the structure of residual claims and, at the same time, to minimize the conflict between utility maximization ...
Equalization of paid working hours in the dual-earner household: Does it increase women's double burden?
By using a sample of Swedish dual-earner households, this paper investigates how a transfer of time spent on paid work from the man to the woman influences their allocation of unpaid household work. It is found that their ...
Why Do Environmental Taxes Work Better in Developed Countries?
We compare of the performance of emission taxes between Colombia and Sweden in an experimental setting where subjects are regulated through environmental taxes and had to decide on emission levels, compliance behavior, and ...
Modelling the spatial patterns of influenza incidence in Sweden
(University of Gothenburg, 2010)
Information about the spatial spread of epidemics can be useful for many purposes. The spatial aspect of Swedish influenza data was analyzed with the main aim of finding patterns that could be useful for statistical ...
Jordnaturernas fördelning i Sveriges län år 1700. En rekonstruktion, samt en jämförelse med förhållandena vid 1500-talets mitt
From the mid-16th to the early 20th century, Swedish farms were divided in three cadastral categories: tax, crown and exempt land. In 1700, each category made up for about a third of the farms, but precise information ...