Search for dissertations about: "economic development"

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  1. 1. States of Development Essays on the Political Economy of Development in Asia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Nathaniel Lane; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic Development; Industrial Development; Economic Institutions; Political Economy; State Capacity; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Manufacturing Revolutions - Industrial Policy and Networks in South Korea. This chapter uses a historic big push intervention and newly digitized data from South Korea to study the effects of industrial policy on industrial development. In 1973 South Korea transitioned to a military dictatorship and drastically changed their development strategy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Governing Development : The Millennium Development Goals and Gender Policy Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Helena Hede Skagerlind; Stockholms universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Millennium Development Goals; sustainable development; gender equality; human rights; performance indicators; United Nations; Sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; Ethiopia; economic conditionality; social influence; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Recent decades have witnessed an upsurge in the use of different forms of global performance assessments as a means to influence the behavior of states. Within the area of international development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) reinforced the practice of development governance through global performance indicators (GPIs) and gained considerable agenda-setting power among the international development community. READ MORE

  3. 3. Defining strong ownership: Institutional Determinants and Stakeholder Interests in Vietnamese Development Planning

    University dissertation from Department of Economic History, Lund University

    Author : Thi Le Thanh Nguyen Forsberg; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic history; and Vietnam.; poverty reduction; foreign aid; development politics; development ownership; political institutions; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Abstract : The current development debate emphasizes national ownership of the development agenda as a precondition for sustainable development and aid effectiveness. Vietnam is often held up as a good example of strong ownership. Yet, the ownership concept is not clearly defined or understood due to a lack of empirically rooted evidence and analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. State Capacity and Development in Francophone West Africa

    University dissertation from Media-Tryck, Lund University, Sweden

    Author : Jens Andersson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2018-05-04]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; State capacity; Colonialism; Africa; Economic development; France;

    Abstract : This thesis proposes a unique quantitative investigation of the long-term development of modern states in Sub-Saharan Africa. This is done by measuring and analysing the dynamic history of tax revenue, as a key measure of the capacity of the state, and development in four countries in francophone West Africa – Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Niger and Senegal – over the long 20th century. READ MORE

  5. 5. Geographies of Place Branding Researching through small and medium sized cities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Ida Andersson; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography; place branding; place marketing; small and medium sized cities; hotels; flagship buildings; policy tourism; policy boosterism; green cities; regional development; economic geography; Sweden; Växjö; Place branding;

    Abstract : Place branding is commonly conceptualized with a focus on big cities, such as London, New York and Singapore, building from concepts and models from mainstream branding theory. In contrast to such conceptualizations, this thesis focuses on place branding in small and medium-sized cities. READ MORE