Search for dissertations about: "Media economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 103 swedish dissertations containing the words Media 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. Information, Markets and Conflict : Essays on Development and Political Economics

    Author : David Yanagizawa Drott; Jakob Svensson; La Ferrara Eliana; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Information; Mass Media; Propaganda; Market Information; Conflict; Genocide; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of four essays.The first essay, “The Strategic Determinants of U.S. Human Rights Reporting: Evidence from the Cold War”, uses a country-level panel dataset to test the hypothesis that the United States biases its human rights reports of countries based on the strategic value of these countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on experimental economics : bargaining, auctions, reservation-price elicitation and political stock markets

    Author : Joakim Sonnegård; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Experimental methods are used to investigate five separate topics in economics:Determination of First Movers in Sequential Bargaining Games: An Experimental Study: Experimental research has found that first movers in bargaining games tend to offer their counterparts more than noncooperative game theory predicts. Previous experiments on bargaining games have frequently been designed in such a way that the first mover is determined randomly among the experimental subjects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Empirical Development and Political Economics

    Author : Bei Qin; Jakob Svensson; David Strömberg; Nancy Qian; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; microblogs; media bias; political connection; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of three essays in development and political economics.Political Connection, Government Patronage and Firm Performance: Evidence from Chinese Manufacturing FirmsThe paper tests whether politically connected firms receive preferential favor from the government, as measured by state capital investment from the central government and subsidies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Oscar Night in Hollywood : Fashioning the Red-Carpet from the Roosevelt Hotel to International Media

    Author : Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén; Jan Olsson; Mary R. Desjardins; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; Red-Carpet; Academy Awards; Oscars; Fashion; Oscarcast; Epiphenomena; Red-Carpet Treatment; Celebrity Culture; Hollywood Royalty; Stars; Glamour; Media History; Hollywood Designers; Edith Head; Fashion Expert; Fashion Consultant; Best- and Worst- Dressed List; Public Relations; Endorsement; Americana; Television; pseudo-event; media event; vortextuality; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This study investigates the red-carpet phenomenon from a historical perspective, seeking to understand how the Academy Awards’ red-carpet became the most prominent fashion show in media culture. The connections between Hollywood and the fashion industry predate the inception of the ceremony, and so does the role of Hollywood actresses as trendsetters. READ MORE