Search for dissertations about: "Intergovernmental grants"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words Intergovernmental grants.

  1. 1. Essays on local public finance and intergovernmental grants

    Author : Eva Johansson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five self-contained essays on local public finance and intergovernmental grants.Essay I: Two different bootstrap approaches for GMM estimations have recently been suggested for use in dynamic panel data models: Brown & Newey (1995) and Hall & Horowitz (1996). READ MORE

  2. 2. Governments? Heterogeneous Effects of Intergovernmental Grants   Stimulating Local Public Employment: Can General Grants Work?

    Author : Heléne Lundqvist Nilsson; Matz Dahlberg; Eva Mörk; Tuomas Pekkarinen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

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  3. 3. Empirical Essays in Political and Public Economics

    Author : Heléne Lundqvist; Matz Dahlberg; Eva Mörk; Michael Smart; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political careers; Ethnic heterogeneity; Income redistribution; Fiscal federalism; Intergovernmental grants; Public employment; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays. Essay 1: Despite the key role played by political payoffs in theory, very little is known empirically about the types of payoffs that motivate politicians. The purpose of this paper is to bring light onto this. I estimate causal effects of being elected in a local election on monetary returns. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on the Evaluation of Public Policies

    Author : Michihito Ando; Matz Dahlberg; Che-Yuan Liang; David Neumark; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Local income growth; Local employment; Nuclear power facilities; Synthetic control method; Quantitative case study; Regression kink design; Endogenous treatment; Intergovernmental grants; Flypaper effect; Treatment effect heterogeneity; Instrumental variable; Oral health; Dentures; Price elasticity; Regression discontinuity design; Cost sharing; Randomization test; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained papers.Essay 1: This paper uses the synthetic control (SC) method to examine how the establishment of Nuclear Power Facilities (NPFs) in Japan in the 1970s and 1980s has affected local per capita income levels in the municipalities in which they were located (NPF municipalities). READ MORE

  5. 5. Spatial interaction and local government expenditures for functionally impaired in Sweden

    Author : Lena Birkelöf; Magnus Wikström; Niklas Hanes; Hendrik Folmer; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Local public expenditures; Spatial econometrics; Spatial interaction; Intergovernmental grants; Expenditure crowding out; Functionally impaired.; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of an introductory part and three self-contained papers. Paper [I] studies the determinants of the differences in expenditure on services for functionally impaired individuals among municipalities in Sweden. READ MORE