Search for dissertations about: "Niklas Bengtsson"

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  1. 1. How responsive is body weight to transitory income changes? Evidence from rural Tanzania

    Author : Niklas Bengtsson; Uppsala universitet; []
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  2. 2. Essays in Development and Labor Economics

    Author : Niklas Bengtsson; Bertil Holmlund; Jakob Svensson; Uppsala universitet; []
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    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays. Essay I. This essay uses time-series of rainfall to estimate the response of body weight to transitory changes in household income in rural Tanzania. The response is positive on average, but is markedly higher among female children. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Shield against Distraction from Environmental Noise

    Author : Niklas Halin; Patrik Sörqvist; Jessica Ljungberg; John Marsh; Sara Bengtsson; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; environmental noise; distractibility; task engagement; working memory capacity; office-related tasks; miljöljud; distraktion; engagemang i uppgiften; arbetsminneskapacitet; kontorsrelaterade arbetsuppgifter;

    Abstract : Working in noisy environments can be detrimental to cognitive performance. In order to perform well people have to find a way to attenuate distraction. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gold, Coal and Iron : Essays on Industrialization and Economic Development

    Author : Adrian Poignant; Niklas Bengtsson; Mounir Karadja; Ola Olsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; electricity; female employment; labor supply; artisanal mining; agriculture; displacement; industrialization; industrial revolution; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: How does electricity provision affect female employment? In theory, electrical household appliances can save labor in domestic production and divert it to the market. However, the empirical evidence has been inconclusive. READ MORE

  5. 5. Crime, Corruption and Development

    Author : Sebastian Axbard; Mikael Lindahl; Niklas Bengtsson; Mårten Palme; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Judicial System; Court; Corruption; Government Spending; Natural Resources; Mining; Violence; Crime; Climate; Income Opportunities; Piracy; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: Prosecuting and convicting corrupt officials is a common strategy to combat corruption. Despite this, little is known about the effectiveness of such anti-corruption policies. READ MORE