Search for dissertations about: "Voter turnout"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Voter turnout.

  1. 1. Growing into Voting : Election Turnout among Young People and Habit Formation

    Author : Richard Öhrvall; Elin Wihlborg; Gissur Ó Erlingsson; Sven Oskarsson; Jan Teorell; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Voter turnout; political equality; habit formation; youth participation; Valdeltagande; politisk jämlikhet; vaneröstande; ungas deltagande;

    Abstract : This thesis contains an introduction and four essays that together address the issues of turnout and habitual voting. Although voting is less unequal than other forms of political participation, it is still biased in favour of more socially affluent citizens.  One way to achieve more equal participation is to increase the general turnout. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Politics and Health Economics

    Author : Linuz Aggeborn; Eva Mörk; Mikael Elinder; Kaisa Kotakorpi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fluoride; Cognitive ability; Non-cognitive ability; Income; Education; Employment; Dental health; Political Leadership; American politics; Regression discontinuity; Voter turnout; Local public finance; Sweden; Finland; Right-wing populism; welfare chauvinism; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I (with Mattias Öhman): Fluoridation of the drinking water is a public policy whose aim is to improve dental health. Although the evidence is clear that fluoride is good for dental health, concerns have been raised regarding potential negative effects on cognitive development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Voter Turnout and the Size of Government" and "Public Finance and Right-Wing Populism

    Author : Linuz Aggeborn; Eva Mörk; Mikael Elinder; Panu Poutvaara; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nationalekonomi; Economics;

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  4. 4. Essays on Gender, Development and Political Economy

    Author : Divya Dev; Torsten Persson; Ingvild Almås; Sascha Becker; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; reservation in India; missionary activity; expatriate voter participation; Chilean presidential election; Tanzanian public sector; representation of women; female labour-force participation; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The Long-Run Impact of Protestant Missionary Activity on Female Labour-Force ParticipationResearch has shown that missionary activity, in general, and Protestant missionary activity, in particular, has had a long-lasting positive effect on literacy, education and democratic values. In this chapter, I analyse the differential effect of early 20th century Protestant and Catholic missionary activity in three former British colonies - Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda - on female labour-force participation with a particular focus on formal-sector employment. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the Economics and Politics of Mobility

    Author : Mounir Karadja; David Strömberg; Maria Petrova; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political economics; migration; development economics; microeconometrics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Exit, Voice and Political Change: Evidence from Swedish Mass Migration to the United States. During the Age of Mass Migration, 30 million Europeans immigrated to the United States. We study the long-term political effects of this large-scale migration episode on origin communities using detailed historical data from Sweden. READ MORE