Search for dissertations about: "Miri Stryjan"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Miri Stryjan.

  1. 1. Essays on Development Policy and the Political Economy of Conflict

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Miri Stryjan; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Development Economics; Political Economics; Electoral processes; Political selection; Community driven development; Conflict; Political Elites; Community Meetings; Rainfall; Microfinance; Savings; Credit contract structure; Business growth; SMEs; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Electoral Rules and Leader Selection: Experimental Evidence from Ugandan Community Groups. Despite a large body of work documenting how electoral systems affect policy outcomes, less is known about their impact on leader selection. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Development and Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Author : Jonas Poulsen; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ANC; regression discontinuity; IV; party effects; Rwandan genocide; rainfall; propaganda; social capital; South Africa; mining; resource curse; crime; criminality; Internet; protests; submarine cables; regime change; Africa; employment; light;

    Abstract : Essay I: The African National Congress (ANC) can look back on eighty years of struggle which resulted in the liberation of black Africans, the creation of a democratic constitution and free elections. However, the last twenty years of ANC rule has been criticized for the failure to bring higher living standards for the formerly oppressed. READ MORE