Search for dissertations about: "Political careers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Political careers.

  1. 1. Political Careers, Government Stability, and Electoral Cycles

    Author : Davide Cipullo; Eva Mörk; Luca Repetto; Vincent Pons; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender gaps; Self-selection; Political careers; Sticky floor; Voting; Government stability; Fragmentation; No-confidence votes; Bargaining; Brexit; Interest Groups; Forecaster behavior; Electoral cycles; Political selection; Macroeconomic forecasting;

    Abstract : Essay 1: This essay investigates the impact of voter support on the representation of women in the political profession. The empirical analysis exploits two-stage elections in the United States and Italy to hold the selection of candidates constant. READ MORE

  2. 2. Crisis, Accountability and Blame Management : Strategies and Survival of Political Office-Holders

    Author : Annika Brändström; Paul Hart; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; blame-management; blame-avoidance; crisis; accountability; presentational strategies; political office-holders; crisis-induced; ministerial career; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan;

    Abstract : Crises are an integral part of our modern world; they are breaking points that disturb our sense of normalcy. While some of them are treated as ‘normal incidents’ that are bound to occur in a vast and complex array of governmental activities, others spark a blaze of media attention, public emotions, and political upheaval. READ MORE

  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. Generations in motion : The transition in Hungary and the democratic change of regime, 1987-94

    Author : Annika Eliasson; Sociologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; political change; political sociology; Historical sociology; Hungary; change of regime; generations; transition; Sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation explains the transition - the change of political system from a one-party state to a multi-party system - in Hungary as the result of a generation change, where different generations with different historical experiences either lost or gained political capital. It also includes a review of what consequences the changes in the political field had for the intellectual and economic fields. READ MORE

  5. 5. The politics of international collaboration in Polar research

    Author : Ingrid Schild; Diane Hicks; University of Sussex; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; Sociologi; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the tension between science and politics in contemporary polar research. Twin objectives underpin this central theme. The first is to investigate the relationship between science and politics when analysed through an understanding of international collaboration in Arctic and Antarctic research. READ MORE