Search for dissertations about: "corruption and growth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words corruption and growth.

  1. 1. Bureaucracy, Informality and Taxation : Essays in Development Economics and Public Finance

    Author : Anders Fredriksson; Jakob Svensson; Ragnar Torvik; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Bureaucracy; Informality; Taxation; Corruption; Red tape; Investment; Formalization; Laffer effects; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays.Essay 1, "Dispatchers", is a study of a specialized service sector that has arisen in many developing countries.It is a well-established fact that the government bureaucracy in many developing countries is large, difficult to understand, non-transparent and time-consuming. READ MORE

  2. 2. Firms and Labor Markets : Essays in Development Economics

    Author : Francesco Loiacono; Jakob Svensson; Andreas Madestam; Tessa Bold; Simon Quinn; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Firms; Labor Markets; Refugees; Social Cohesion; Corruption; Public Procurement; Gender; Credit Markets; RCT; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Matching with the Right Attitude: the Effect of Matching Firms with Refugee WorkersWe study the effect of contact in the workplace on firms' willingness to hire refugees and ultimately on refugees' labor market integration. We run an experiment in Uganda, where treated firms provide an internship of one week to a skilled refugee worker. READ MORE

  3. 3. Host Country Effects of Foreign Direct Investment : The Case of Developing and Transition Economies

    Author : Andreas Johnson; Jouke van Dijk; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Foreign direct investment; Multinational enterprises; Economic growth; Developing economies; Corruption; International trade; Export; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four individual essays and an introductory chapter. While independent from each other, these essays share some common properties. They are all empirical and focus on the interaction between inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) and host country characteristics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Three Empirical Studies on Development : Democracy, the Resource Curse and Aid

    Author : Jan Pettersson; Fabrizio Zilibotti; Ragnar Torvik; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democracy; Economic Growth; Consolidation; Political Systems; Natural Resources; Appropriability; Property Rights; Institutions; Development; Foreign Aid; Fungibility; Poverty; Public Expenditure; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis presents three self-contained essays focusing on empirical questions in growth and development economics. Each article addresses specific questions on why countries perform differently. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Conflict, Institutions, and Ethnic Diversity

    Author : Pelle Ahlerup; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; civil war; earthquakes; economic development; economic growth; ethnicity; ethnic diversity; government effectiveness; human origins; instrumental variables; investment; institutions; nationalism; nation-building; natural disasters; property rights; protectionism; social capital;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of five self-contained papers. Paper 1: Social Capital vs Institutions in the Growth Process Is social capital a substitute or a complement to formal institutions for achieving economic growth? Research on the impacts of social capital and formal institutions on economic development have so far mainly emerged as two distinct …elds. READ MORE