Search for dissertations about: "Rents"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the word Rents.

  1. 1. A Scramble for Rents Foreign Aid and Armed Conflict

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Margareta Sollenberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; armed conflict; civil conflict; civil war; coup d etat; foreign aid; rents; institutions; aid dependence; aid shocks; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Previous research has not specified the circumstances under which foreign aid may increase the probability of armed conflict. The purpose of this dissertation is to address this gap by employing a theoretical framework in which foreign aid produces incentives for a rent-seeking scramble among elites. READ MORE

  2. 2. Models of Electoral Competition : Three Essays on Political Economics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Jan Klingelhöfer; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Elections; Lobbying; Rents; Imperfect Information; Median Voter Theorem; Accountability; Valence; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three essays in theoretical political economics. In "The Swing Voters' Blessing", I model elections with quality differences between two ideological candidates. The quality differences are only observable to a limited number of informed voters. READ MORE

  3. 3. Housing Vacancies and Rents in a Rent Controlled Market the Case of Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Kerstin Klingborg; KTH.; [2009]
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  4. 4. Essays in Institutional and Development Economics

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Heather Congdon Fors; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; institutions; property rights; resource rents; rent seeking; child labor;

    Abstract : Paper 1: "Congo: The Prize of Predation" Abstract: The article analyzes the war against Mobutu (1996-97) and the more recent war (1998- ) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with particular attention to greed and grievance as motivating factors in these two wars. Whereas the authors' usage of the term "greed" simply reflects the desire to gain control of natural resource rents, they model "grievance" as deliberate institutional differences, implemented by the ruler, between the formal and informal sectors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Empirical studies of property appraiser behaviour and of location value in office rents

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Olof Netzell; KTH.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Space Syntax; translog; hedonic model; office space; rent; Stockholm; property appraisal; capitalization rate; appraiser behaviour; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi;

    Abstract : In the first paper the effect of accessibility upon rent is investigated for office properties located in Downtown Stockholm. Starting from the firm’s cost minimization problem, a translog hedonic model is derived. The results suggest the model has good predictive power in explaining the variation in the log of the rent. READ MORE