Search for dissertations about: "Economic voting"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 swedish dissertations containing the words Economic voting.

  1. 1. Essays on Economic Voting, Cognitive Dissonance, and Trust

    Author : Mikael Elinder; Sören Blomquist; Henrik Jordahl; David Strömberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic voting; Voting; Regional economic conditions; Political attitudes; Cognitive dissonance; Social capital; Trust; Economic growth; Robustness; Applied econometrics; Elections; Self-interest; Election promise; Pocketbook voting; Prospective voting; Retrospective voting; Child care; Local economic conditions; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1: (with Henrik Jordahl and Panu Poutvaara) We present and test a theory of prospective and retrospective pocketbook voting. Focusing on two large reforms in Sweden, we establish a causal chain from policies to sizeable individual gains and losses and then to voting. READ MORE

  2. 2. Economic Voting and Issue Ownership. An Integrative Approach

    Author : Johan Martinsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic voting; issue ownership; unemployment; elections; Sweden; voting behavior; saliency; public agenda; government support;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to improve our understanding of how economic changes influence popular support for political parties. Previous studies have generally found that there is a tendency for the popular support of incumbent governments to diminish when the economic development deteriorates. READ MORE

  3. 3. Wealth and the economic vote : How assets and liabilities shape election outcomes

    Author : Anton Brännlund; Karl-Oskar Lindgren; Pär Nyman; Andreas Bergh; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Economic voting; wealth; political parties; financial markets; economic inequality; Statskunskap; Political Science; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the literature on economic voting, especially the subfield of the electoral impact in relation to wealth. The thesis consists of an introductory chapter and four independent research articles based on data from Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Economic Determinants and Consequences of Political Institutions

    Author : Oana Borcan; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; political institutions; state history; corruption; education; voting;

    Abstract : This thesis is comprised of four empirical essays on the economic determinants and consequences of political institutions. It opens with a broad perspective on the link between the state throughout history and the past and current economic performance of nations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Explorations in the New Economic Geography

    Author : Fredrik Gallo; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Internationell ekonomi; International commerce; Majority Voting; Core-Periphery Model; Market Size Effect; Spatial Cournot Competition; Technological Lock-In; Technological Leapfrogging; Agglomeration; New Economic Geography;

    Abstract : The point of departure of this thesis is the rapidly growing research field known as the New Economic Geography (NEG). It consists of four chapters, one introductory chapter and three self-contained theoretical studies. The chapters may be summarised as follows. The first chapter gives a brief account of the NEG. READ MORE