Search for dissertations about: "informality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the word informality.

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Anders Fredriksson; Stockholms universitet.; [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

  2. 2. On the Power of Informal Economies and the Informal Economies of Power : Rethinking Informality, Resilience and Violence in Kosovo

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna Danielsson; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; Informal economy; Informality; International organisations; Power; Policy production; Violence; Symbolic violence; Pierre Bourdieu; Consent; Domination; Practices; Kosovo; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Since the 1970s, the concept of “economic informality” has served as focal point for a comprehensive scholarly thinking and the development of policy initiatives enhanced by international organisations. Yet, informality displays a puzzling resilience. READ MORE

  3. 3. HOUSING THE URBAN POOR: AN INTEGRATED GOVERNANCE PERSPECTIVE The Case of Dhaka, Bangladesh

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Kh. Md. Nahiduzzaman; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Housing affordability; tenure security; social business; partnership; deliberative dialogue; cooperative business; informality; Järnvägsgruppen - Infrastruktur; Järnvägsgruppen - Infrastruktur;

    Abstract : It is claimed that low-income people in Dhaka city do not have the financial ability to enjoy adecent housing environment. There is a clear lack of knowledge on how low-income people,drawing upon both their available income together and support from formal financial institutions,would be able to afford housing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Caught Between Spaces : Socio-Environmental Vulnerability in Formal and Informal Peri-Urban Bogotá and Soacha, Colombia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Sandra Valencia; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; peri-urban area; urban-rural interface; socio-environmental change; wellbeing; vulnerability; Colombia; Bogotá; Soacha; informality; formalization; political ecology; stadsnära; periurbana områden; periurbanisering; Colombia; formalisering; informell bosättning;

    Abstract : Världens städer växer i snabb takt. Denna avhandling undersöker välbefinnandet och sårbarheten hos befolkningen i stadsnära, eller periurbana, låginkomstområden i och runt Bogotá, Colombia, med målet att öka förståelsen för hur sociala och miljömässiga förutsättningar påverkas av stadsutbredning och förtätning. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hyenas of the Limpopo The Social Politics of Undocumented Movement Across South Africa’s Border with Zimbabwe

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Xolani Tshabalala; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; migration; undocumented movement; assisted border crossings; illegibility; border practices; informality; social politics; dispossession; cheap labour; Beitbridge; Southern Africa; South Africa; Zimbabwe.; migration; papperslös mobilitet; assisterade gränsovergångar; oläslighet; vardagspolitik; informalitet; fördrivning; billig arbetskraft; Beitbridge; södra Afrika; Sydafrika; Zimbabwe;

    Abstract : An increasing number of people today cross the Beitbridge border of South Africa and Zimbabwe. This comes with a corresponding growth of creative strategies that seek to aid the crossing of those people and goods that may lack the necessary documentation. READ MORE