Search for dissertations about: "state aid"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 126 swedish dissertations containing the words state aid.

  1. 1. Fighting for Aid Foreign Funding and Civil Conflict Intensity

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Daniel Strandow; Magnus Öberg; Michael G. Findley; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Aid; foreign aid; foreign assistance; relief; humanitarian; conflict; civil war; civil conflict; geographic concentration; intra-state; violence; military; contest; low-intensity; guerrilla; irregular; conventional; decision theory; contest success function; geo-coding; geo-referencing; territorial control; propensity score; Africa; South of the Sahara; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on the sub-national impact of foreign aid on civil conflicts by asking the question: How does foreign aid committed to contested areas affect the intensity of violence in those areas? The main theoretical contribution is to focus on how aid influences warring parties’ decisions to engage in contests over territorial control and how that in turn influences violence intensity. The study introduces two concepts: funding concentration and barriers to exploiting aid. READ MORE

  2. 2. EC State aid rules An analysis of the selectivity criterion

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Mona Aldestam; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; European law; EC State aid; Taxation; Derogation; Benchmark; Norm; Selectivity criterion; Justifications; Europarätt; LAW JURISPRUDENCE Other law European law; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK Övrig rätt EU-rätt; Jurisprudence; Allmän rättslära;

    Abstract : The application of Art. 87(1) EC to taxes above all is connected to the application of the derogation method, which appears to be part of the selectivity criterion. This dissertation examines the application of the derogation method and the assessment of the selectivity criterion applied to taxes, primarily de lege lata, but also de lege ferenda. READ MORE

  3. 3. Market Bureaucracy : Neoliberalism, Competition, and EU State Aid Policy

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Linda Nyberg; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; nyliberalism; konkurrens; statligt stöd; EU; styrning; governmentality; avpolitisering; neoliberalism; competition; state aid; European Union; government; governmentality; depoliticisation;

    Abstract : According to a predominant way of thinking, competition is believed to be what drives society forward. It is believed to lead to economic growth through lower prices, higher quality and a more efficient distribution of resources. Competition is also believed to stimulate progress by creating incentives for creativity and innovation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Foreign Aid and State Sovereignty: The Ethio-Swedish Aid Co-operation

    University dissertation from Department of Political Science, Lund University

    Author : Teferi Sendabo; [1996]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap; Political and administrative sciences; Sweden; sovereignty; recipient; psychology; power; human rights; history; foreign aid; Ethiopia; donor; Democracy; development;

    Abstract : Over the last three and half decades Sweden have provided development aid to Ethiopia. This aid was used to expand Ethiopia's educutional system, public health service and agricultural production. This empiricaI study reveals Ethiopia's response to Swedish aid and its influence. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aiding science Swedish research aid policy 1973-2008

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Veronica Brodén Gyberg; Sven Widmalm; Eva Lövbrand; Rob Hagendijk; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Foreign aid; research; Sarec; Sida; research aid; low-income countries; policy; discourse; boundary organization; sociotechnical imaginaries; Bistånd; forskning; Sarec; Sida; forskningsbistånd; låginkomstländer; policy; diskurs; gränsorganisation;

    Abstract : The purpose of research aid is to contribute to development in different ways through the use of research. Sarec (the Swedish Agency for Research Cooperation with Developing Countries) was one of the pioneers within state research aid, and existed between 1975 and 2008. READ MORE