Search for dissertations about: "local taxation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words local taxation.

  1. 1. Taxation and Government Quality

    Author : Rasmus Broms; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : 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. Essays on redistribution and local public expenditures

    Author : Mikael Witterblad; Thomas Aronsson; Tomas Sjögren; Lars-Erik Borge; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; optimal taxation; unemployment; durable goods; flypaper effects; intergovernmental relations; demand system; local government spending; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of a summary and four papers. The first two papers are theoretical contributions within the area of optimal taxation and public expenditures under asymmetric information between the government and the private sector, and the last two are empirical contributions to the literature on local public expenditures. READ MORE

  3. 3. Parties, Majorities, Incumbencies : Four essays in political economics

    Author : Christian Odendahl; David Strömberg; Jakob Svensson; Eva Mörk; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; elections; political economics; close elections; local spending; local taxation; voter transition; incumbency; coalition governments; voting power; regression discontinuity; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays on political economics. The first paper studies the impact of having one party in government versus a coalition of parties, where the exogenous variation in the type of government stems from close election outcomes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Real property taxation in Tanzania : an investigation on implementation and taxpayer perceptions

    Author : Hidaya M. Kayuza; Hans Lind; Kauko Viitanen; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Other social sciences; Övrig samhällsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Many urban local authorities in developing countries are failing to cope with the increasing demand for urban infrastructure and other social services resulting from urbanisation. Insufficient locally generated finance is one among the reasons accounting for this failure. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on growth and environment

    Author : Catia Cialani; Thomas Aronsson; Karl-Gustaf Löfgren; Patrik Söderholm; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; genuine saving; welfare change; taxation; per capita GDP; per capita CO2; international trade; net migration; unemployment; growth; inequality.; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of a summary and four self-contained papers.Paper [I] Following the 1987 report by The World Commission on Environment and Development, the genuine saving has come to play a key role in the context of sustainable development, and the World Bank regularly publishes numbers for genuine saving on a national basis. READ MORE