Search for dissertations about: "Gender Economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 148 swedish dissertations containing the words Gender Economics.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. We are (not) anonymous : Essays on anonymity, discrimination and online hate

    Author : Joakim Jansson; Björn Tyrefors; Björn Öckert; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Anonymity; Discrimination; Hate; Applied Econometrics; Gender Economics; Labor Economics; Political Economics; Behavioral Economics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Haters gonna hate? - Anonymity, misogyny and hate against foreigners in online discussions on political topics. A crucial aspect of freedom of expression is anonymity, but anonymity is a contentious matter. It enables individuals to discuss without fear of repercussions, but anonymity can also lead to hateful writings threatening other's freedom. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Self-employment : A Gender Perspective

    Author : Andreas Mångs; Dominique Anxo; Pernilla Andersson-Joona; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Self-employment; Gender; Hours of work; Time allocation; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

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  4. 4. Essays on Empirical Development Economics: Education, Health and Gender

    Author : Martina Björkman; Jakob Svensson; Paul Gertler; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; development economics; applied microeconometrics; education; health; gender; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three empirical essays in development economics on education, health and gender."Income Shocks and Gender Gaps in Education: Evidence from Uganda" uses exogenous variation in rainfall across districts in Uganda to estimate the causal effects of household income shocks on children's enrollment and cognitive skills conditional on gender. READ MORE

  5. 5. Radical Right, Identity, and Retaliation

    Author : Sirus Håfström Dehdari; David Strömberg; Torsten Persson; Sascha Becker; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Far-right Parties; Political Economics; Institutional Economics; Identity Formation; Behavioral Economics; Gender Economics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Economic Distress and Support for Far-right Parties – Evidence from Sweden. This paper studies the effects of economic distress on support for far-right parties. READ MORE