Search for dissertations about: "political and economic reform"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the words political and economic reform.

  1. 1. Ownership reform and corporate governance : The Slovak privatisation process in 1990-1996

    Author : Mikael Olsson; Lars Magnusson; Peter de Souza; Mats Larsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; privatisation; ownership reform; corporate governance; the Slovak Republic; restructuring; property rights; financial sector development; economic transition; communist economies; path dependence; institutional economics; investment funds; transformation; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : Since 1989, there has been a period of rapid change of the economies of the former Eastern bloc. Within a few years, the majority of the formerly centrally administered economies had begun restructuring their economic systems, including the privatisation. of formerly state-owned enterprises. READ MORE

  2. 2. Framing the water and sanitation challenge : A history of urban water supply and sanitation in Ghana 1909 - 2005

    Author : Anna Bohman; Lena Andersson-Skog; Urban Strandberg; Björn-Ola Linnér; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ghana; urban water supply; sanitation; institutional change; policy development; frames; private sector participation; economic history; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the development of urban water supply and sanitation services in Ghana from 1909 to 2005.  Special focus is put on institutional arrangements with regard to networked, large scale and centrally managed water and sewerage services. READ MORE

  3. 3. The fall : Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary and Poland in a comparative perspective

    Author : Steven Saxonberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; Political change; democratization; institutional compromise; revolution; social movements; reform implementation; political psychology; Eastern Europe; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The quick collapse of the Communist-led regimes in Eastern Europe caught the worldby surprise. Although much has been written about this monumental historical event,little attention has been paid to the issue of why the processes of collapse were sodifferent. READ MORE

  4. 4. Land, Power and Technology : Essays on Political Economy and Historical Development

    Author : Shuhei Kitamura; Torsten Persson; Jakob Svensson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Development Economics; Political Economy; History; Land Reform; Property Rights; Technology Adoption; Labor Reallocation; Structural Transformation; Clientelism; States; Empires; Borders; Geography; State Fragmentation; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Land Ownership and Development: Evidence from Postwar JapanThis paper analyzes the effect of land ownership on technology adoption and structural transformation. A large-scale land reform in postwar Japan enforced a large number of tenant farmers who were cultivating land to become owners of this land. READ MORE

  5. 5. Regime Stability and Foreign Policy Change : Interaction between Domestic and Foreign Policy in Hungary 1956-1994

    Author : Tomas Niklasson; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; WTO; comecon; CMEA; gorbachev; antall; kádár; ethnic minorities; hungarian politics; hungary; political opposition; authoritarian regime; reference society; two-level game; stabilisers; foreign policy change; foreign debt; economic reform; democratisation; coercion; legitimacy; regime stability; political stability; warsaw pact; CSCE; OSCE; EU enlargement; NATO enlargement; Political and administrative sciences; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : Domestic and foreign policy cannot always be kept apart. A change of Government at national level may impact on foreign policy, and foreign policy adventures sometimes translate into consequences at home. READ MORE