Search for dissertations about: "institution-building"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word institution-building.

  1. 1. Ghana in search of development : The challenge of governance, economic management and institution building

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Dan-Bright S. Dzorgbo; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; Ghana; State; Development; Governance; Economic Management; Institutions; Praetorianism; Neopatrimonialism; Socioeconomic and Political Environment; Sociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Why did Ghana, a country that was favourably endowed in its economic and social life, and judged to have considerable head start over other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa in the 1950s, and for which all predictions pointed to a bright future, come to experience a classic socioeconomic decline and is now struggling to survive?This study endeavours to explain how and why this happened. Combining sociological, economic and political, as well as institutional perspectives at the methodological level, the study focuses on the interplay between state politics and socioeconomic development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Institutions, Inequality and Development

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Ann-Sofie Isaksson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Africa; Afrobarometer; capacity constraints; fairness; institutions; institution building; political participation; property rights; parameter heterogeneity; redistribution preferences; resources; social divisions; supreme audit institution; Rwanda.;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of four self-contained papers. Paper 1: Social divisions and institutions: Assessing institutional parameter variation This paper investigates the hypothesis that the association between property rights institutions and income is weaker in countries with high social divisions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rule of law after war : ideologies, norms and methods for legal and judicial reform

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Richard Zajac Sannerholm; Joakim Nergelius; Veronica L. Taylor; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rule of law; legal and judicial reform; administrative reform; war-torn societies; state-building; constitutional reform; law reform; institution-building; access-creation; LAW JURISPRUDENCE; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK; Juridik; Law;

    Abstract : This study concerns itself with rule of law assistance in the aftermath of war. Over the past decade, rule of law has emerged as an essential objective in state-building missions. This has led to a host of programmes and projects on law reform, constitutional development, judicial training, and institutional establishment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Building the Nagoya Protocol Regime on Access and Benefit-Sharing : Institutional Design and Effectiveness

    University dissertation from Media-Tryck, Lund University, Sweden

    Author : Peter Gottschalk; [2018-04-19]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Law; International Environmental Law; Public International Law; Internationell rätt; Internationell miljörätt; Folkrätt;

    Abstract : The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) was designed in accordance with the framework protocol approach, which comprises treaty bodies such as Conferences of the Parties (COP) and compliance mechanisms and sets out broad standards to be made more precise through the making of protocols. The CBD’s third objective, access and equitable sharing of the benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources (ABS), was significantly developed by the Nagoya Protocol. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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