Search for dissertations about: "informal finance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words informal finance.

  1. 1. Informal Finance and Microfinance in Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago : An Institutional Study

    University dissertation from Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Akhil Malaki; Ulf Jonsson; Thorbjörn Engdahl; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; informal institutions; informal finance; microfinance; institutional study; institutions; Jamaica; Trinidad Tobago; Roscas; Credit Unions; NGOs; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : This study is about informal institutions in informal finance and microfinance in Jamaica and Trinidad-Tobago. Informal institutions as understood in this study are unwritten social norms that cater to specific needs in the society, and can be indirectly captured and measured in their outcome. READ MORE

  2. 2. Housing Finance in Kampala, Uganda To Borrow or Not to Borrow

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Annika Nilsson; Hans Lind; Bo Sjö; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management;

    Abstract : Housing is an important part of development processes and typically requires long-term finance. Without long-term financial instruments, it is difficult for households to smooth income over time by investing in housing. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Anders Fredriksson; Jakob Svensson; Ragnar Torvik; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Bureaucracy; Informality; Taxation; Corruption; Red tape; Investment; Formalization; Laffer effects; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi 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

  4. 4. Close-ups from afar: the nature of the informal venture capital market in a spatial context

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Sofia Avdeitchikova; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; proximity; geographical distribution; definitional considerations; methodological considerations; market size; informal venture capital; investment roles;

    Abstract : The availability of external equity finance is one of the vital conditions for emergence and growth of young entrepreneurial firms. Yet, the access to finance is both limited and unevenly distributed in geographical space. READ MORE

  5. 5. Resource acquisition and the complexity of social capital Perspectives from women entrepreneurs in Tanzania and Pakistan

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Marta Lindvert; Håkan Boter; Darush Yazdanfar; Joakim Wincent; Ulla Hytti; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; entrepreneurship; women entrepreneurs; financing; resource acquisition; social capital; context; developing countries; Tanzania; Pakistan; mixed methods research; entreprenörskap; kvinnors entreprenörskap; finansiering; resursanskaffande; socialt kapital; kontext; utvecklingsländer; Tanzania; Pakistan; flermetodsforskning;

    Abstract : Women entrepreneurs all over the world contribute significantly to innovation, employment opportunities and wealth creation in their respective economies. Despite their importance as drivers of development, there is a lack of research on preconditions for women’s entrepreneurship. READ MORE