Search for dissertations about: "Campaign contributions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words Campaign contributions.

  1. 1. Political Corruption and Campaign Financing

    Author : Nubia Evertsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political corruption; campaign financing; electoral financing; campaign contributions; Criminology; Kriminologi;

    Abstract : Although political leaders, donors and some scholars would argue that there is nothing illegal behind the idea of giving and receiving campaign contributions, this research attempts to demonstrate the contrary. Here, I claim that small and large contributions constitute representations of political corruption because they are given for specific purposes either ideological or personal. READ MORE

  2. 2. Interest Groups and Government Policy. A Political Economy Analysis

    Author : Fredrik CA Andersson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonomisk politik; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonometri; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Special Interest Groups; Lobbying; Labour Unions; Information; Growth; Inequality; Corporatism; Campaign Contributions;

    Abstract : Politics induce economic agents to organise into special interest groups (SIGs) and act strategically to adjust their economic decisions and to conduct rent-seeking activities in order do improve the situation inflicted on them by policy. This thesis examines, in four essays, different forms of SIG influence on public policy in different institutional contexts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Interest Groups and Trade Policy

    Author : Carl-Johan Belfrage; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk teori; ekonometri; Nationalekonomi; economic policy; Trade policy; Special Interests; Campaign contributions; Information; Economics; econometrics; economic systems; economic theory; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the relationship between domestic political processes and interindustry variations in unilateral and multilateral trade policies. The literature on endogenous protection is extended to account for the potential importance of information flows, to explore the consequences of adapting the analyses to political systems which differ from the American kind, and to build a framework suitable for empirical examination. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Voting and Government Inefficiency

    Author : Tobias Nilsson; Jonas Häckner; Sten Nyberg; Fredrik Andersson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays on political economics.The first essay, The Effects on Political Rent-seeking of Allowing Campaign Contributions in Politics, presents a theoretical analysis of the effects on political rent-seeking of allowing campaign contributions in politics. READ MORE

  5. 5. Error mitigation in industrial wireless sensor networks : Corrupted packet forensics and recovery

    Author : Filip Barac; Tingting Zhang; Mikael Gidlund; Mário Alves; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Wireless sensor networks (WSN) are gradually penetrating the industrial automation domain. This process is, however, inhibited by a number of challenges that need to be considered and addressed before WSN can serve the most demanding industrial applications. READ MORE