Search for dissertations about: "Development, economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 805 swedish dissertations containing the words Development, economics.

  1. 1. Religion, Politics, and Development : Essays in Development Economics and Political Economics

    Author : Erik Meyersson; Torsten Persson; Asim Khwaja; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three essays in development and political economics."Islamic Rule and the Emancipation of the Poor and Pious". I report new findings on the causal relationship between political Islamic control and female participation in public institutions. READ MORE

  2. 2. States of Development : Essays on the Political Economy of Development in Asia

    Author : Nathaniel Lane; Torsten Persson; Rohini Pande; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic Development; Industrial Development; Economic Institutions; Political Economy; State Capacity; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Manufacturing Revolutions - Industrial Policy and Networks in South Korea. This chapter uses a historic big push intervention and newly digitized data from South Korea to study the effects of industrial policy on industrial development. In 1973 South Korea transitioned to a military dictatorship and drastically changed their development strategy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Education, Gender and Media : Empirical Essays in Development Economics

    Author : Maria Cheung; Jakob Svensson; Jean-Marie Baland; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Development Policies; Education; Gender; Media; Cambodia; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The first essay, Edutainment Radio, Women’s Status and Primary School Participation: Evidence from Cambodia, investigates whether exposure to education-entertainment radio leads to improved women's status and primary school participation. Results show significant behavioral effects related to women's decision-making power and investments in children's primary schooling in exposed areas. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays in Development and Political Economics

    Author : Mathias Iwanowsky; Jakob Svensson; Torsten Persson; David Yanagizawa-Drott; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Development Economics; Property Rights; Ethnic Partitioning; Migration; State Repression; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays in economics.Property Rights, Resources, and Wealth: Evidence from a land reform in the United States: This paper compares the effectiveness of two alternative property rights regimes to overcome the Tragedy of the Commons. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the Move : Essays on the Economic and Political Development of Sweden

    Author : Erik Prawitz; Jakob Svensson; Davide Cantoni; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic development; political economics; migration; innovation; technological development; transport infrastructure; housing economics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays in economics. Their abstracts are presented below:Exit, Voice and Political Change: Evidence from Swedish Mass Migration to the United States. We study the political effects of mass emigration to the United States in the 19th century using data from Sweden. READ MORE