Search for dissertations about: "Electoral cycles"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Electoral cycles.

  1. 1. Political Careers, Government Stability, and Electoral Cycles

    Author : Davide Cipullo; Eva Mörk; Luca Repetto; Vincent Pons; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender gaps; Self-selection; Political careers; Sticky floor; Voting; Government stability; Fragmentation; No-confidence votes; Bargaining; Brexit; Interest Groups; Forecaster behavior; Electoral cycles; Political selection; Macroeconomic forecasting;

    Abstract : Essay 1: This essay investigates the impact of voter support on the representation of women in the political profession. The empirical analysis exploits two-stage elections in the United States and Italy to hold the selection of candidates constant. READ MORE

  2. 2. Electoral Incentives and Information Content in Macroeconomic Forecasts

    Author : André Reslow; Mikael Carlsson; Jesper Lindé; Gisle James Natvik; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Brexit; Electoral Cycles; Forecast Evaluation; Forecasting; Imperfect Information; Interest Groups; Political Selection; Voting; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I (with Davide Cipullo): This essay introduces macroeconomic forecasters as new political agents and suggests that they use their forecasts to influence voting outcomes. The essay develops a probabilistic voting model in which voters do not have complete information about the future economy and rely on professional forecasters when forming beliefs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Studies in conflict economics and economic growth

    Author : Göran Lindgren; Peter Wallensteen; Anders Ågren; Anders Jägerskog; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Peace and conflict research; economic growth; economic costs of war; conflict; civil war; military expenditure; Thailand; Philippines; armed conflict; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : “Armaments and Economic Performance”. The literature on military expenditure (milex) is scrutinized with respect to five areas. Investment is reduced when milex increases. Most studies have found economic growth hindered by higher milex. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on the political economy of central bank policy

    Author : Xiang Lin; Henrik Jensen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four independent essays, summarized below.In "Optimal Inflation Targets, Inflation Contracts and Political Cycles", we show that inflation contracts and inflation targets can eliminate both the inflation bias and politically induced variance, if electoral uncertainty merely is due to different preferences. READ MORE