Search for dissertations about: "Institutions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 864 swedish dissertations containing the word Institutions.

  1. 1. Essays on Institutions and Institutional Change

    Author : Usman Khalid; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Institutions; Institutional change; Economic institutions; Political institutions; Firm ownership;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three essays discussing institutional change and its effects. It distinguishes between economic and political institutions, and highlights the need for broader empirical efforts that consider interactions among different types of institutions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Institutions and Inequality

    Author : Ann-Sofie Isaksson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; institutions; social divisions; parameter heterogeneity; redistribution preferences; fairness;

    Abstract : The paper “Social divisions and institutions: Considering cross-country institutional parameter heterogeneity” investigates the hypothesis that the association between property rights institutions and economic performance is weaker in countries with high social divisions, as measured in terms of ethnic fractionalisation and income inequality. The results of the empirical estimations support this hypothesis and indicate that it could have some relevance for explaining identified regional variation in the institutional parameter. READ MORE

  3. 3. Institutions, Political Cycles and Corruption : Essays on Dynamic Political Economy of Government

    Author : Yinan Li; John Hassler; Gerard Padró i Miquel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Institutions; Political Cycles; Corruption; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three essays in Political Economy:“China’s Political Business Cycle” uncovers the fact that the timing of China’s business cycle correlates to the timing of the Communist Party’s Congress and constructs a theory to explain the mechanism of the political business cycle. An empirical test of the theory derives a result consistent with the predictions of the theory. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Institutions, Inequality and Development

    Author : Ann-Sofie Isaksson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Africa; Afrobarometer; capacity constraints; fairness; institutions; institution building; political participation; property rights; parameter heterogeneity; redistribution preferences; resources; social divisions; supreme audit institution; Rwanda.;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of four self-contained papers. Paper 1: Social divisions and institutions: Assessing institutional parameter variation This paper investigates the hypothesis that the association between property rights institutions and income is weaker in countries with high social divisions. READ MORE

  5. 5. How institutions matter in MA research : a literature review

    Author : Malin Härström; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Institutional theory; Institutional theorizing; Embedded agency; Institutions; Social structure; Sources of change; MA practice; Sources of MA practice; Conceptualizations of MA; Social role of MA;

    Abstract : It is currently popular to study management accounting (MA) from an institutionalist perspective. Such a perspective is premised on that ‘institutions matter’; so that notions of social structure, agency and linkages in between them thus become central. READ MORE