Search for dissertations about: "Torsten Persson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words Torsten Persson.

  1. 1. Parties, Power and Patronage : Papers in Political Economy

    Author : Olle Folke; David Strömberg; Torsten Torsten Persson; Donald Green; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three empirical essays in political economics."Shades of Brown and Green: Party Effects in Proportional Election Systems" is the first paper to develop a method for estimating the causal effect of party representation in proportional election systems. This method is applied to Swedish municipalities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Studies of alternative exchange rate systems : an intertemporal general equilibrium approach

    Author : Torsten Persson; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The four studies in this monograph analyze and compare the working of alternative exchange rate systems. Dealing with related though different problems, they all rely on a similar theoretical framework that applies intertemporal general equilibrium analysis, temporary equilibrium theory and a specific microtheory of money. READ MORE

  3. 3. On Tool Failure in Die Casting

    Author : Anders Persson; Sture Hogmark; Jens Bergström; Torsten Eriksson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Materials science; Materialvetenskap; Materials science; Teknisk materialvetenskap; materialvetenskap; Materials Science;

    Abstract : Die casting is a very cost-efficient method of forming thin-walled and complex near net-shaped products with close geometric tolerances and good surface finish. A permanent die tool is used to make large quantities of identical products. The performance and tool life are limited by several mechanisms, e.g. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Essays on Financial Markets and Macroeconomics

    Author : Alessandra Bonfiglioli; Torsten Persson; Fabrizio Zilibotti; Ross Levine; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three papers, which address different aspects of financial markets and institutions.Equities and Inequality studies the relationship between investor protection the development of financial markets and income inequality. READ MORE