Search for dissertations about: "regional economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 172 swedish dissertations containing the words regional economics.

  1. 1. Regional Economics, Trade, and Transport Infrastructure

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Nicholas Sheard; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Regional policy; agglomeration; firm heterogeneity; export market entry; export timing; air travel; infrastructure; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : “Regional Policy in a Multiregional Setting: When the Poorest are Hurt by Subsidies” Regional subsidies have a positive short-term effect on the recipient regions, but as they alter migration patterns the long-term effects are less clear. This paper demonstrates using a three-region general equilibrium model that subsidising the poorest region may be to its detriment in the long term and thereby increase inter-regional inequality, if the subsidy draws firms from a nearby region that would function better as a production centre. READ MORE

  2. 2. Radical Right, Identity, and Retaliation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Sirus Håfström Dehdari; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Far-right Parties; Political Economics; Institutional Economics; Identity Formation; Behavioral Economics; Gender Economics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Economic Distress and Support for Far-right Parties – Evidence from Sweden. This paper studies the effects of economic distress on support for far-right parties. READ MORE

  3. 3. Wages, unemployment and regional differences : empirical studies of the Palestinian labor market

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Ted N. Aranki; Örebro universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Palestinian labor force; closure policy; foreign workers; wage; employment; returns to schooling; omitted variable bias; measurement error; unemployment duration; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four essays analyzing wages, unemployment and regional differences in the Palestinian labor market.Paper [I] investigates the effects of the Israeli closure policy on Palestinian wage earnings. Closure has a significant impact on the Palestinian labor force in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Urban Economics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Author : Ina Blind; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Infrastructure investment; commuting; job access; public transit; labor market outcomes; migration; residential sorting; residential segregation; housing mix; tenure type mix; mosques; call to prayer; house prices; neighborhood dynamics; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1 (with Olof Åslund and Matz Dahlberg): In this essay we investigate the impact of commuter train access on individual labor market outcomes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Spatial Economies and Organization

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Marcus Sundberg; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; spatial computable general equilibrium; monopolistic competition; dynamic; organization; new economic geography; fragmentation; production chains; vertical; horizontal; regional economics; trade.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns both static and dynamic modeling in a spatial computable general equilibrium setting. First, we have applied a static framework for the assessment of economic impacts of the Öresund bridge. Secondly, we make an attempt to enhance the static framework through the introduction of economic dynamics. READ MORE