Search for dissertations about: "Agrarian Political Economy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Agrarian Political Economy.

  1. 1. Landscapes of Dispossession : The Production of Space in Northern Tanintharyi, Myanmar

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Mads Barbesgaard; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; production of space; Political economy; class differentiation; Political ecology; Agrarian Political Economy; landscape geography; dispossession; Myanmar; Geopolitics; Geoeconomics; Human Geography; Political economic geography; land grabbing; Ocean Grabbing; Green grabbing;

    Abstract : Since 2007, rural areas, particularly across the global south, have been ravaged by what has been dubbed a “global resource rush”. On the heels of this rush, a new wave of dispossession studies across the fields of agrarian political economy, human geography and political ecology is emerging. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Growth, Political Economy and Development

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Abdulaziz B. Shifa; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Growth; human capital transfer; productivity; catch-up; Urban bias; rural poverty; dictatorship; Agricultural growth; manufacturing growth; instrumental variable; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis has three self-contained articles.Economic growth and trade in human capital: A salient empirical pattern in the East Asian “miracle” is a large increase in output and factor accumulation despite  only a modest increase in TFP. I develop and calibrate a model of growth and catch-up to provide a possible explanation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on the Political Economy of Development

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Matti Mitrunen; Andreas Madestam; David Strömberg; Torsten Persson; Noam Yuchtman; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Industrial policy; Structural change; Intergenerational mobility; War reparations; Inequality; Kuznets curve; Famine; Threat of revolution; Extension of the franchise; Assimilation; Age of Mass Migration; Patriotism; Nation building; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Structural Change and Intergenerational Mobility: Evidence from the Finnish War ReparationsThis paper presents evidence that government industrial policy can promote new industries, move labor out of agriculture into manufacturing, and have long-term effects via increased human capital accumulation and upward mobility. I use plausibly exogenous variation generated by the Finnish war reparations (1944-1952) that forced the largely agrarian Finland to give 5% of its yearly GDP to the Soviet Union in the form of industrial products. READ MORE

  4. 4. Agrarian plant economy at Uppåkra and the surrounding area : Archaeobotanical studies of an Iron Age regional center

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Mikael Larsson; [2015]

    Abstract : Up until the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, and probably since the introduction of agriculture to Sweden, the social life, culture, traditions, building patterns and material culture would largely have been based on agricultural practices. And yet, in the archaeological record, agricultural aspects of social life remain elusive and little is known about the organization of farming and of the handling and distribution of food and other agricultural products, both within settlements and on a societal level. READ MORE

  5. 5. Peasants and Stock Markets Pathways from Collective Farming in the Post-Soviet Grain-Belt

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Brian Kuns; Anders Wästfelt; Mats Widgren; Jennifer Clapp; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agrarian change; environmental history; Ukraine; Russia; U.S.S.R.; large-scale agriculture; agroholdings; financialization; smallholders; peasants; irrigation; uneven development; actor network theory; multi-sited and mixed methods; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : What happened in the post-Soviet, European grain-belt after collective farms were dissolved and in what way can we say that collective farm legacies influence agrarian developments in this region today? These are the main questions of this thesis, which is a work of critical human geography, but is also inspired by theories, methods and approaches from the social sciences, broadly defined. Territorially, the focus is Ukraine, but several articles in this thesis take a wider geographic perspective beyond Ukraine, in particular taking into account the role of Nordic investors in the agrarian sector in Ukraine and Russia. READ MORE