Search for dissertations about: "Special Interests"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words Special Interests.

  1. 1. Political Economics of Special Interests and Gender

    Author : Audinga Baltrunaite; David Strömberg; Torsten Persson; Jordi Blanes i Vidal; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political finance; public procurement; contributing firms; rent-seeking; gender quotas; municipal elections; difference-in-differences; regression discontinuity design; average years of education; age; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Political Finance Reform and Public Procurement:  Evidence from Lithuania. Can political donations buy influence? This paper studies whether firms trade political contributions for public procurement contracts. To answer this question, I focus on the Lithuanian political economy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Children at risk Securitization theory and special education reforms

    Author : Helen Dwyer; Anders Gustavsson; Ingrid Hårsman; Ulf Fredriksson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Securitization theory; Special education reform; Education reform; Education policy; specialpedagogik; Special Education;

    Abstract : Special education is to a significant extent based on special education programmes and support to children who are identified as children at risk. These programmes and support are often framed in educational reforms that aim to reduce risk and barriers to equal opportunities for learning and wellbeing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Interest Groups and Trade Policy

    Author : Carl-Johan Belfrage; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk teori; ekonometri; Nationalekonomi; economic policy; Trade policy; Special Interests; Campaign contributions; Information; Economics; econometrics; economic systems; economic theory; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the relationship between domestic political processes and interindustry variations in unilateral and multilateral trade policies. The literature on endogenous protection is extended to account for the potential importance of information flows, to explore the consequences of adapting the analyses to political systems which differ from the American kind, and to build a framework suitable for empirical examination. READ MORE

  4. 4. Corporatist Environmentalism and Industrial Policy : The Swedish Pulp and Paper Industry and the 1969 Environment Protection Act

    Author : Lars Karlsson; Lars Magnusson; Peter Hedberg; Magnus Lindmark; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Industrial policy; special interests; interest group theory; corporatism; environmental policy; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History; Ekonomisk historia;

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  5. 5. The Dynamic Detective : Special Interest and Seriality in Contemporary Detective Series

    Author : Karin Molander Danielsson; Stephen Knight; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; Engelska; English language; Engelska språket; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study argues that the relatively new conventions of detective fiction, special interest and seriality, are expanding and regenerating the genre. Special interest designates a political, ethnic, regional, professional or hobby-related agenda of a special interest group (consisting, usually, of writer, protagonist and readers) which makes up an integral part of the detective story. READ MORE