Search for dissertations about: "Jesper Stage"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words Jesper Stage.

  1. 1. Mixing Oil and Water : Studies of the Namibian Economy

    Author : Jesper Stage; Karl-Gustaf Löfgren; Anders Danielson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Namibia; energy use; structural decomposition analysis; hedonic pricing; townships; groundwater use; fisheries; bioeconomic modelling; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four papers studying economic aspects of natural resource and environmental management in Namibia.Paper [I] analyses changes in Namibian energy use patterns between 1980 and 1998. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Malnutrition, Savings and Preferences

    Author : Tharshini Thangavelu; Jesper Stage; Runar Brännlund; Wisdom Akpalu; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introductory part and four self-contained papers addressing three different topics in economics, namely preferences, savings and malnutrition. In Paper I, an instrumental variable approach was employed to analyse how malnutrition affects children’s psychosocial abilities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Changing the risk at the margin : Smallholder farming and public policy in developing countries

    Author : Camilla Andersson; Jesper Stage; Ing-Marie Gren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Smallholder farming; Public policy; Informal risk strategies; Microcredit; Opium eradication; Development economics; Food policy; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of a summary and four self-contained papers. Paper [I] examines whether the implementation of a social safety net programme in Ethiopia has affected the value, risk and composition of farmers‟ crop portfolios. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on public finance and environmental economics in Namibia

    Author : Michael N. Humavindu; Jesper Stage; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Namibia; Project Evaluation; Cost-benefit analysis; Hedonic pricing; Townships; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis comprises two papers exploring aspects of public finance and environmental economics in Namibia.Paper [I] estimates the shadow prices of capital, labour and foreign exchange for the Namibian economy. The results suggest that the shadow price of capital for Namibia is 8%. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on the Namibian Economy

    Author : Michael N. Humavindu; Jesper Stage; Henning Melber; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Namibia; shadow prices; discount rate; semi-input-output; accounting price ratios; financial returns; volatility; hedonic pricing; townships; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introduction and four papers exploring various aspects of the Namibian economy. These aspects cover shadow pricing, environmental valuation and capital market development in Namibia. Paper I estimates the shadow prices of capital, labour and foreign exchange for the Namibian economy. READ MORE