Search for dissertations about: "government accountability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words government accountability.

  1. 1. Taxation and Government Quality

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Rasmus Broms; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Taxation; Government quality; Institutions; State building;

    Abstract : The question of what creates government quality, or good institutions, is one of the central puzzles in modern political science. This dissertation investigates a hitherto underexplored cause: taxation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Objectives, actors and accountability in quasi-markets: Studies of Swedish primary care

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Anna Glenngård; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health care reform; Public sector; Governance; Accountability; Primary care;

    Abstract : Following public sector reforms inspired by New Public Management, new structures and processes intended for actors to coordinate their activities have been introduced in the public sectors in Northern Europe since the 1980s. Partly, the focus on structural change has evolved around creating market-like structures. READ MORE

  3. 3. Information, Voting Behavior and Electoral Accountability

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Author : Mattias Nordin; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Information; Voting Behavior; Electoral Accountability; Principal-Agent; Vote Aggregation; Mass Media; News Consumption;

    Abstract : Essay 1: In this paper, I investigate the causal effect of information on citizens’ ability to hold their elected politicians accountable for past behavior. Using survey data from the 2006 U.S. READ MORE

  4. 4. Challenges for the democratisation process in Tanzania Moving towards consolidation 50 years after independence?

    University dissertation from Göteborg : School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg

    Author : Jonas Ewald; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Freds- och utvecklingsstudier; Peace and Development Studies; democracy; democratisation; substantive democracy; role of opposition; opposition parties; ruling party; CCM; CUF; CHADEMA; NCCR; TLP; elections; electionalism; civil society; media; trade unions; parliament; poverty reduction; economic development; interface between economic and political reforms; political change; public sector reforms; local government reforms; iron triangle; accountability; role of donors; aid; development cooperation; democratic culture; Zanzibar; Tanzania;

    Abstract : Tanzania has been independent in 2011 for 50 years. While most neighbouring states have gone through violent conflicts, Tanzania has managed to implement extensive reforms without armed political conflicts. Hence, Tanzania is an interesting case for Peace and Development research. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Social and Political Impact of Natural Disasters Investigating Attitudes and Media Coverage in the Wake of Disasters

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Frederike Albrecht; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Natural disasters in Europe; social capital; social trust; sociology of disasters; politics of disasters; political trust; satisfaction with the government; government accountability; media coverage of disasters; media framing; claims-making; political claims; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Natural disasters are social and political phenomena. Social structures create vulnerability to natural hazards and governments are often seen as responsible for the effects of disasters. READ MORE